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SkoleLinux 3.0 released
<p><strong>Debian-Edu/Skolelinux 3.0 released</strong> Steffen Joeris <a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2007/07/msg00010.html"> announced</a> the release of <a href="http://www.skolelinux.org/"> Skolelinux</a> release 3.0. Skolelinux which is also known as Debian-Edu is a Debian-based distribution which is aimed at schools and educational organizations. The new release is based on Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 '<a href="$(HOME)/releases/etch/">etch</a>' and incorporates a lot of <a href="http://wiki.debian.org/DebianEdu/ReleaseNotes">improvments </a> compared to former Skolelinux releases like broader hardware support, more than 80 applications selected for pedagogic use and a refactored installation program.</p>
Updated unofficial CD images
<p><strong>Updated Etch CD Images with newer Kernel.</strong> Kenshi Muto <a href="http://kmuto.jp/b.cgi/debian/d-i-2621-etch.htm">announced</a> updated CD <a href="http://kmuto.jp/debian/d-i/">images</a> for <a href="$(HOME)/releases/etch/">etch</a> that use a more recent kernel. The CD uses Linux 2.6.21 from <a href="http://www.backports.org/"> backports.org</a> and is available for the <a href= "$(HOME)/ports/i386/">i386</a> and <a href="$(HOME)/ports/amd64/"> AMD64</a> architecture.</p>
Ten years of Social contract
<p><strong>Ten years Debian Social Contract</strong> On July 5, 1997 the first version of the Debian <a href="$(HOME)/social_contract">Social Contract</a> was ratified. The Social Contract - which also include the Debian definitions of free software (DFSG) - is one of the foundations on which the Debian project was founded. To celebrate ten years of SC there were <a href="http://wiki.debian.org/SocialContractTenYears"> pancake parties</a> all over the world.</p>