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The purpose of this wiki page is mainly to track press coverage about Debian in 2007. New stuff is added at the top, older stuff at the bottom.

If possible do not only list press coverage, but try to relate it to respective mails / news / whatever from our side, so we can see, what press published after we made some kind of announcement.


Ministry of Education from Brazil is buying 3000 Debian GNU Linux with four multimedia terminal computers and printers.


Misc development news


Bits from the DPL: officialising delegations


Debian Maintainers Open Beta


Bits from the DPL: DSA and a few other things


Ministry of Education from Brazil is Buying 90,000 Debian GNU Linux Computers

DebConf8 to be held from August 2nd to August 17th 2008


Dzongkha Debian Linux updated for the Bhutanese people


Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 Updated


Debian Day 2007


[RFH] Listmaster team needs more manpower


Debian-Edu/Skolelinux 3.0 released

Skolelinux 3.0 has been released. This distribution, which is aimed at educational uses, is now a part of the Debian project under the name "Debian-EDU". http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2007/07/msg00010.html

[Debian Installer] Experimental support for Serial ATA RAID (dmraid)


Retiring the sparc32 port


Debian Conference 7 - DebConf 7


DebConf 7 Videos


New Debian-Edu/Skolelinux test DVD image 4 (test04)

The Debian-Edu/Skolelinux project is pleased to announce that the next test release of "Debian-Edu/Skolelinux 3.0, codename 'terra'" is ready. This is the fourth test release based on Debian/Etch. It is available to download using FTP, HTTP and rsync. http://lists.debian.org/debian-edu/2007/05/msg00328.html

Debian Project Leader 2007 interviews


What is new in Debian-Med?


Debian participates in Google's Summer of Code

The Debian project is proud that it has been accepted by Google as a mentor organisation for this year's Summer of Code program, with nine tasks in total. Google will fund the students mentioned below to work full time on these tasks during their summer vacation, from May 28th to August 20th. They will be guided and evaluated during this time by active Debian developers. http://www.debian.org/News/2007/20070425

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 reviews

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 released

April 8th, 2007 -- Official announcement at http://www.debian.org/News/2007/20070408

Debian 3.1 updated to 3.1r6

The Debian project has updated the stable distribution Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 (codename sarge). This update mainly adds security updates to the stable release, along with a few corrections to serious problems. Those who frequently update from security.debian.org won't have to update many packages and most updates from security.debian.org are included in this update. http://www.debian.org/News/2007/20070407

Debian Project Leader Election 2007

http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2007/02/msg00022.html and results at http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2007/04/msg00004.html

Debian Installer Etch Release Candidate 2 released


Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 updated

The Debian project is pleased to announce the fifth update of its stable distribution Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 (codename `sarge'). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustment to serious problems. Those who frequently update from security.debian.org won't have to update many packages and most updates from security.debian.org are included in this update. http://www.debian.org/News/2007/20070218

"Debian-Installer Loader"

This is the announcement of "Debian-Installer Loader", a win32 loader for Debian Installer. http://lists.debian.org/debian-boot/2007/01/msg01083.html

Debian Desktop - call for tests

The Debian Desktop project is calling for tests http://stratusandtheswirl.blogspot.com/2006/12/debian-desktop-call-for-tests.html

Debian Live for PlayStation 3

Debian Live for PS3 http://www.keshi.org/moin/moin.cgi/PS3/Debian/Live

Munich switches to Debian

City of Munich deploys a Debian-based solution for Desktop http://times.debian.net/1020-Munich-Debian-Desktop Please, do not forget to read 2006 press coverage about this subject.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 Woody Archived

The old-stable release of Debian GNU/Linux 3.0, codenamed Woody, has been moved to http://archive.debian.org/ recently. Woody was released on 19th of July, 2002, and was obsoleted by Sarge which was released on 6th of June, 2005. Security support for Woody has been discontinued as of the end of June 2006. http://times.debian.net/1057-woody-archived

Debian founder hired by Sun


HP makes real money supporting Debian GNU / Linux

Press release by HP: [WWW] http://www.hp.com/hpinfo/newsroom/press/2006/060814a.html; aba published a reaction on Debian Times: [WWW] http://times.debian.net/1005-hp-support

Please, also see extensive PressCoverage2006.

Dunc-Tank external funding experiment

Press release http://www.dunc-tank.org/press.html Please, also read 2006 coverage about this subject.


Debian 3.1 (sarge) reviews and reviews talking about etch from before the release here.

General Coverage of GNU/Linux and Free Software

CategoryPressCoverage | ["News"]