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Debian ships Lenny 5.0 release after 22 months of development

February 15th, 2009 | 3 Comments » Tags: , ,

With 22 months of development now behind them, the Debian team today released Debian Gnu/Linux 5.0, codenamed Lenny. The release supports no less than 12 processor architectures and includes the KDE, Gnome, Xfce, and LXDE desktop environments. It also features compatibility with major standards including the filesystem hierarchy standard (FHS 2.3) and version 3.2 of […]

Debian plans Valentine's Lenny release

February 2nd, 2009 | 3 Comments » Tags: , ,

Debian developers are planning to release their latest OS offering – called Lenny – on February 14.

Debian Lenny takes big step forward

November 14th, 2008 | No Comments » Tags: ,

Last month we wrote about the problems Debian appeared to be having getting Lenny ready for release. This month the good news is that a crucial part of the Lenny release in now in near-final form.

Debian postpones Lenny, calls for help

October 8th, 2008 | 14 Comments » Tags: , ,

Due out in September Debian’s latest release, Lenny, has not materialised. Now the developers are calling for help to fix the “too many release critical bugs”.

PlayDeb, Picasa and Via's OSS driver

September 3rd, 2008 | No Comments » Tags: , ,

Morning roundup: Ubuntu gaming fans will like PlayDeb, Google releases Chrome as well as new versions of Picasa, and Via makes good on OSS promises with it Xorg driver.

Debian releases Lenny Live beta

August 28th, 2008 | 1 Comment » Tags: ,

Beta is the first official release of Lenny Live and is not just another “Debian-based Live CD”, says the Lenny team.

Debian issues fourth Etch update

July 27th, 2008 | 1 Comment » Tags: , ,

Fourth Etch update breaks with tradition and adds support for newer hardware mid-release.

Debian celebrates 15-year legacy

July 22nd, 2008 | 4 Comments » Tags:

As the base for many of the most popular Linux distributions and the influence for many more, Debian remains the granddaddy of Linux distributions.

Sun ships OpenSolaris, takes on Linux

May 5th, 2008 | 2 Comments » Tags: ,

A mere three years after starting the OpenSolaris project, Sun Microsystems today releases the first official OpenSolaris version. OpenSolaris includes the all-important Project Indiana, a project from Debian founder Ian Murdock to make OpenSolaris’ package management system more like that of Linux. OpenSolaris is based on the original Solaris kernel but includes features such as […]

End of life for Debian 3.1

February 29th, 2008 | No Comments » Tags: , ,

One year after the release of Debian GNU/Linux 4.0, codenamed ‘etch’, and nearly three years after the release of Debian GNU/Linux 3.1, security support for Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 will cease at the end of March.

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