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== Debian GNU / Linux 4.0 reviews == = Debian GNU / Linux 4.0 reviews =

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

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.

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Debian GNU / Linux 4.0 reviews

See below for reviews from before the release.

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 released

April 8th, 2007

The Debian Project is pleased to announce the official release of Debian GNU/Linux version 4.0, codenamed etch, after 21 months of constant development. Debian GNU/Linux is a free operating system which supports a total of eleven processor architectures and includes the KDE, GNOME and Xfce desktop environments. It also features cryptographic software and compatibility with the FHS v2.3 and software developed for version 3.1 of the LSB. 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

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.

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

Announcing "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

General Coverage of GNU/Linux and Free Software

Reviews

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

Debian founder hired by Sun

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

Dunc-Tank external funding experiment

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

Dunc-Bank

Dunc-Bank stands for "Delay until new critical Bugs are nastily killed" http://dunc-bank.zoy.org