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= Debian GNU / Linux 3.1 updated =
http://www.debian.org/News/2007/20071228
 * Debian Sarge gets an update -- and YES, I DO MEAN SARGE http://www.insidesocal.com/click/2007/12/debian_sarge_gets_an_update_an.html
 * Debian Sarge gets an update -- and YES, I DO MEAN SARGE http://lxer.com/module/newswire/view/97646/index.html
 * Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 updated http://debian-news.net/modules/news/article.php?storyid=3796

= Debian GNU / Linux 4.0 updated =
December 27th, 2007

The Debian project is pleased to announce the second update of its stable distribution Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 (codename etch). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustment to serious problems.

http://www.debian.org/News/2007/20071227

 * Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 Updated http://www.linuxtoday.com/security/2007122700926SCDBRL
 * Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 Updated http://www.newmobilecomputing.com/comment.php?news_id=19090
 * Distribution Release: Debian GNU/Linux 4.0r2 http://distrowatch.com/4675
 * Debian update addresses multiple flaws http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/01/03/debian_update/
 * Debian 4.0 Gets Security Update http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Linux-and-Open-Source/Debian-40-Gets-Security-Update/
 * Debian GNU/Linux Etch 4.0 Update http://osdir.com/Article9950.phtml
 * Debian 4.0 Second Release Now Available http://news.softpedia.com/news/Debian-4-0-Second-Release-Now-Available-74956.shtml
 * Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 updated http://www.osnn.net/comments.php?shownews=14394
 * Debian Etch gets holiday update http://www.tectonic.co.za/?p=1968
 * Debian 4.0 gets security update http://www.linux-watch.com/news/NS2960047504.html
 * Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 Updated http://www.linuxelectrons.com/news/linux/15601/debian-gnu-linux-4-0-updated
 * Debian 4.0 Gets Security Update http://www.addict3d.org/news/271158/Debian%204.0%20Gets%20Security%20Update
 * Debian update addresses multiple flaws http://www.addict3d.org/news/271772/Debian%20update%20addresses%20multiple%20flaws
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 * Ministério da Educação do Brasil compra 90.000 computadores Debian GNU Linux http://www.gnulinux-portugal.org/index.php?modulo=noticias&link=ler_noticia&noticia=2013
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 * Another Day Another Distro – Part 11 – The Aftermath http://adventuresinopensource.blogspot.com/2007/11/another-day-another-distro-part-11.html
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 * Enterprise Unix Roundup: The Ghost of Unix Future http://www.serverwatch.com/eur/article.php/3717536
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 * NEBS-compliant chassis, blades run Linux http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS8884575670.html
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 * Humor: Debain WrEtch: review of an UnAmerican Linux system http://www.newsforge.com/article.pl?sid=07/04/27/1215223
 * Humor: Debain WrEtch: review of an UnAmerican Linux system http://www.linux.com/article.pl?sid=07/04/27/1211211
 * Humor: Debain WrEtch: Review of an UnAmerican Linux System http://www.linuxtoday.com/infrastructure/2007050100226OPCYDB
 * Humor: Debian WrEtch: review of an UnAmerican Linux system http://www.newsforge.com/article.pl?sid=07/04/27/1215223
 * Humor: Debian WrEtch: review of an UnAmerican Linux system http://www.linux.com/article.pl?sid=07/04/27/1211211
 * Humor: Debian WrEtch: Review of an UnAmerican Linux System http://www.linuxtoday.com/infrastructure/2007050100226OPCYDB
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 * Fink's Package Database Gets a Better Search Facility http://news.yahoo.com/s/prweb/20071213/bs_prweb/prweb576173_1  * Fink's Package Database Gets a Better Search Facility http://news.yahoo.com/s/prweb/20071213/bs_prweb/prweb576173_1
 * Ubuntu Server: Kernel Comparisons and Implementation Issues http://www.serverwatch.com/tutorials/article.php/3716396
 * Verizon sued for alleged GPL infringements http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS5869018570.html
 * Linux Kernel Developer Ted Ts’o Joins Linux Foundation as Chief Platform Strategist http://linux-foundation.org/weblogs/press/2007/12/03/linux-kernel-developer-ted-ts%e2%80%99o-joins-linux-foundation-as-chief-platform-strategist/
 * Ted T'so to boost the Linux Standards Base http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS8971786455.html
 * Survey says ... Linux desktop is ever more popular http://www.desktoplinux.com/news/NS8865531962.html
 * The Eee PC Chronicles - Part 2 - Getting it Ready http://www.geek.com/the-eee-pc-chronicles-part-2-getting-it-ready/
 * Ubuntu/Debian Linux: Services Configuration Tool to Start/Stop System Services http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/how-to-controlling-access-to-linux-services.html
 * Ubuntu/Debian Linux: Services Configuration Tool to Start/Stop System Services http://www.linuxtoday.com/security/2007121600126SCDBHL
 * Linux quick-start package tailored for Python SBC http://www.embedded.com/products/softwaretools/204805600
 * VersaLogic Offers Linux Quick-Start Package for the Python Single Board Computer http://news.thomasnet.com/companystory/807819
 * Linux quick-start package aims at Python SBC http://www.eetasia.com/ART_8800495270_499495_NP_7c352514.HTM?click_from=RSS
 * Linux Networking Cookbook: Tasty Linux Recipes http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,2236692,00.asp?kc=EWRSS03119TX1K0000594
 * LightZone First Professional Photo Editor for Linux Users http://biz.yahoo.com/iw/071218/0341488.html
 * LightZone Offers Professional Photo Editor for Linux Users http://www.linuxelectrons.com/news/application/15542/lightzone-offers-professional-photo-editor-linux-users
 * Choosing a Linux Distro, Part 2: Favorite Flavors http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/Choosing-a-Linux-Distro-Part-2-Favorite-Flavors-60835.html
 * Are You Violating BusyBox’s GPL Code? http://www.internetnews.com/dev-news/article.php/3718161
 * Tech charities to consider this giving season http://www.linux.com/feature/123069
 * Ubuntu Linux Toolbox: 1000+ Commands For Ubuntu And Debian Power Users Available Now http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/071219/20071219005464.html?.v=1
 * VPSLink Offers Developers Rails v2.0.1 Within 48 Hours of Release http://prweb.com/releases/2007/12/prweb584632.htm
 * OggConvert makes Ogg converts (and converts to Oggs) http://www.linux.com/feature/123574
 * INQUIRER guide to free operating systems http://www.theinquirer.net/gb/inquirer/news/2007/12/24/inq-guide-free-operating
 * MEPIS Linux 7.0 Released http://www.mepis.org/node/14187
 * MEPIS Linux 7.0 Released http://www.linuxelectrons.com/news/linux/15588/mepis-linux-7-0-released
 * A Holiday Present for Everybody: MEPIS 7.0 is Released http://www.linuxtoday.com/news_story.php3?ltsn=2007-12-24-007-26-NW-DB-RL
 * A Holiday Present for Everybody: MEPIS 7.0 is Released http://www.addict3d.org/news/267754/A%20Holiday%20Present%20for%20Everybody:%20MEPIS%207.0%20is%20Released
 * Creating Encrypted FTP Backups With duplicity And ftplicity On Debian Etch http://www.howtoforge.com/ftp-backups-with-duplicity-ftplicity-debian-etch
 * Creating Encrypted FTP Backups With duplicity And ftplicity On Debian Etch http://www.linuxtoday.com/news_story.php3?ltsn=2007-12-27-002-26-OS-DB-SV
 * Creating Encrypted FTP Backups With duplicity And ftplicity On Debian Etch http://www.addict3d.org/news/268589/Creating%20Encrypted%20FTP%20Backups%20With%20duplicity%20And%20ftplicity%20On%20Debian%20Etch
 * Linux PDF editor for manipulating PDF documents http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/open-source-linux-pdf-writer.html
 * Find out DNS Server Version With DNS Server Fingeprinting tool http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/howto-remotely-determine-dns-server-version.html
 * Rails 2.0 and Scaffolding Step by Step http://fairleads.blogspot.com/2007/12/rails-20-and-scaffolding-step-by-step.html
 * klik2 at FOSDEM 2008 -- klik2 now starts handling non-GUI/CLI applications http://www.kdedevelopers.org/node/3166
 * SGI's latest supercomputer cluster is the Altix ICE 8200, runs Debian http://www.wired.com/gadgets/pcs/multimedia/2007/11/gallery_supercomputer?slide=9&slideView=9
 * After torrents? Try Deluge! http://www.linux.com/feature/123253
 * There's more to Linux than Ubuntu http://www.thetechandcents.com/2007/12/theres-more-to-linux-than-ubuntu.html
 * There's more to Linux than Ubuntu http://www.linuxtoday.com/infrastructure/2007122701626OSCYDB
 * Thank you for the code http://www.itwire.com/content/view/15905/1090/
 * Thank you for the code http://www.linuxtoday.com/developer/2007122701726OPDV
 * A Non-obvious Use for Debbie (a Debian 4.0 Home Server) http://community.zdnet.co.uk/blog/0,1000000567,10007038o-2000440676b,00.htm
 * Why Ubuntu Linux Tops Debian http://www.intranetjournal.com/articles/200710/ij_10_10_07a.html
 * Linux Mint 4.0 Debian and Fluxbox Editions Released http://news.softpedia.com/news/Linux-Mint-4-0-Debian-and-Fluxbox-Editions-Released-75166.shtml
 * Firewall em máquinas XEN isoladas por PCIBACK http://under-linux.org/8062-firewall-em-maquinas-xen-isoladas-por-pciback.html
 * Screenshots Of Damn Small Linux 4.2. http://www.linuxseekers.com/content/view/223/1/
 * Find out DNS Server Version With DNS Server Fingeprinting tool http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/howto-remotely-determine-dns-server-version.html
 * klik2 at FOSDEM 2008 -- klik2 now starts handling non-GUI/CLI applications http://www.kdedevelopers.org/node/3166
 * My Debian Adventure part 2 http://www.computerbob.com/guides/my_debian_adventure.php#12-19-2007
 * Debian Etch with Xfce vs. Damn Small Linux with JWM/Fluxbox http://www.insidesocal.com/click/2007/12/debian_etch_with_xfce_vs_damn.html
 * aptoncd - Take your own repository with you on CD http://www.go2linux.org/aptoncd-create-your-debian-ubuntu-repository-on-CD-or-ISO
 * ssh on multiple servers Using cluster ssh http://www.debianadmin.com/ssh-on-multiple-servers-using-cluster-ssh.html
 * SSH on Multiple Servers Using Cluster SSH http://linuxtoday.com/news_story.php3?ltsn=2008-01-09-006-26-OS-HL-NT
 * SSH on Multiple Servers Using Cluster SSH http://www.addict3d.org/news/276162/SSH%20on%20Multiple%20Servers%20Using%20Cluster%20SSH
 * Checking the boot messages on Debian http://www.go2linux.org/bootlogd-to-read-boot-console-messages
 * Checking the boot messages on Debian http://debian-news.net/modules/news/article.php?storyid=3751
 * debsums - MD5 sums of Installed Debian Packages http://www.linuxhaxor.net/2007/12/18/debsums-md5-sums-of-installed-debian-packages/
 * debsums - MD5 sums of Installed Debian Packages http://debian-news.net/modules/news/article.php?storyid=3771
 * Linux Kernel (and Debian) Developer Ted Ts’o Joins Linux Foundation as Chief Platform Strategist http://www.linux-foundation.org/weblogs/press/2007/12/03/linux-kernel-developer-ted-ts%e2%80%99o-joins-linux-foundation-as-chief-platform-strategist/
 * DE-EU: Open source migration German district Friesland on track http://ec.europa.eu/idabc/en/document/6499/469
 * Friesland goes Open Source http://www.heise.de/open/Friesland-goes-Open-Source--/artikel/81753
 * DE: Use of Open Source reduces costs at German Foreign ministry http://ec.europa.eu/idabc/en/document/6931/469
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CategoryPressCoverage | ["News"] CategoryPressCoverage | [[News]]

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The purpose of this wiki page is mainly to track press coverage about Debian in 2007.

New topics are added at the top. New items inside topics are added at the bottom of them.

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.

Contents

  1. Debian GNU / Linux 3.1 updated
  2. Debian GNU / Linux 4.0 updated
  3. Debian Edu / Skolelinux wins the Scandinavian Free Software Award
  4. World's first OLPC mass deployment uses Debian GNU Linux as its backend server
  5. Debian Edu Skolelinux 3.0 Terra updated to 3.0r1
  6. Ministry of Education from Brazil is buying 3000 Debian GNU Linux with four multimedia terminal computers and printers.
  7. Misc development news
  8. Bits from the DPL: officialising delegations
  9. Debian Maintainers Open Beta
  10. Bits from the DPL: DSA and a few other things
  11. Ministry of Education from Brazil is Buying 90,000 Debian GNU Linux Computers
  12. DebConf8 to be held from August 2nd to August 17th 2008
  13. Dzongkha Debian Linux updated for the Bhutanese people
  14. Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 Updated
  15. Debian Day 2007
  16. [RFH] Listmaster team needs more manpower
  17. Debian-Edu/Skolelinux 3.0 released
  18. [Debian Installer] Experimental support for Serial ATA RAID (dmraid)
  19. Retiring the sparc32 port
  20. Debian Conference 7 - DebConf 7
    1. DebConf 7 Videos
  21. New Debian-Edu/Skolelinux test DVD image 4 (test04)
  22. Debian Project Leader 2007 interviews
  23. What is new in Debian-Med?
  24. Debian participates in Google's Summer of Code
  25. Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 reviews
  26. Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 released
  27. Debian 3.1 updated to 3.1r6
  28. Debian Project Leader Election 2007
  29. Debian Installer Etch Release Candidate 2 released
  30. Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 updated
  31. "Debian-Installer Loader"
  32. Debian Desktop - call for tests
  33. Debian Live for PlayStation 3
  34. Munich switches to Debian
  35. Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 Woody Archived
  36. Debian founder hired by Sun
  37. HP makes real money supporting Debian GNU / Linux
  38. Dunc-Tank external funding experiment
  39. Reviews
  40. General Coverage of GNU/Linux and Free Software

Debian GNU / Linux 3.1 updated

http://www.debian.org/News/2007/20071228

Debian GNU / Linux 4.0 updated

December 27th, 2007

The Debian project is pleased to announce the second update of its stable distribution Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 (codename etch). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustment to serious problems.

http://www.debian.org/News/2007/20071227

Debian Edu / Skolelinux wins the Scandinavian Free Software Award

http://times.debian.net/1206

World's first OLPC mass deployment uses Debian GNU Linux as its backend server

http://times.debian.net/1204

Debian Edu Skolelinux 3.0 Terra updated to 3.0r1

http://times.debian.net/1203

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

http://times.debian.net/1199

Misc development news

http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2007/11/msg00006.html

Bits from the DPL: officialising delegations

http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2007/11/msg00005.html

Debian Maintainers Open Beta

http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2007/11/msg00004.html

Bits from the DPL: DSA and a few other things

http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2007/11/msg00000.html

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

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

http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2007/10/msg00007.html

Dzongkha Debian Linux updated for the Bhutanese people

http://times.debian.net/1172-Dzongkha-Debian-Linux-updated

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 Updated

http://times.debian.net/1161-etch-r1

Debian Day 2007

DebianDay

[RFH] Listmaster team needs more manpower

http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2007/07/msg00011.html

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)

http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2007/07/msg00008.html

Retiring the sparc32 port

http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2007/07/msg00006.html

Debian Conference 7 - DebConf 7

http://www.debconf.org

DebConf 7 Videos

http://meetings-archive.debian.net/pub/debian-meetings/2007/debconf7/

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

http://www.debian.org/vote/2007/vote_001

What is new in Debian-Med?

http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-med/News/2007/20070419

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

http://times.debian.net/1094-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

http://ianmurdock.com/2007/03/19/joining-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.

Reviews

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