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    Debian Live Initiative releases first code
    Submitted by ajdlinux@jabber.org.au on Monday, March 20, 2006 – 09:14
    DebianThe first version of the Debian Live Initiative’s make-live software is now available – see the website live.debian.net.
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    Installing Debian into a Solaris BrandZ Zone
    Submitted by Eric Railine on Thursday, January 12, 2006 – 23:48
    DebianSun’s BrandZ technology allows for various “brands” to be installed into Solaris Zones; these brands are essentially other operating systems running under/with a Solaris kernel as a virtual instance. When BrandZ was first announced, it was made very clear that the only Linux distribution supported was Red Hat, or Red Hat-derived distributions like CentOS, etc.
    Category: HOWTOs 0 comments · read more

    All About Secure Apt
    Submitted by Eric Railine on Wednesday, January 11, 2006 – 11:38
    DebianDebian Developer Joey Hess has produced a detailed explanation and how-to for secure apt in Debian.
    Category: News 4 comments · read more

    Ubuntu’s 11th MOTU Report Available
    Submitted by Eric Railine on Wednesday, January 11, 2006 – 03:01
    UbuntuThe 11th issue of Ubuntu’s MOTU Report is available here.

    For those unaware, MOTU stands for “Masters of the Universe”, and as delineated on their page on the Ubuntu wiki, they “are the brave souls who try to keep the universe section of Ubuntu in shape. This involves:

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    Debian Weekly News – January 10th, 2006
    Submitted by Eric Railine on Wednesday, January 11, 2006 – 02:45
    DebianThe latest issue of the DWN is out!
    Category: News 0 comments

    Appointment of New Members to Debian’s Technical Committee
    Submitted by Eric Railine on Wednesday, January 11, 2006 – 02:42
    DebianAfter originally being proposed by Manoj, it’s been made official: Steve Langasek, Anthony Towns, and Andreas Barth join Ian Jackson (Chair), Raul Miller, Manoj Srivastava, and Bdale Garbee on the Technical Committee.
    Category: News 0 comments

    Damn Small Linux Releases Version 2.1
    Submitted by Eric Railine on Wednesday, January 11, 2006 – 02:28
    DebianDamn Small Linux has released version 2.1 of this Debian-derived distribution. The changelog can be read here.
    Category: News 0 comments

    OpenVZ Project Releases Templates to Create Debian Virtual Priva
    Submitted by Eric Railine on Wednesday, January 11, 2006 – 02:17
    DebianThe OpenVZ Project has released several templates for virtual images, with two of them being Debian 3.1 for i386 and x86-64.

    Debian is so far the only non-Red Hat-derived distribution provided, with the other available images being of CentOS and Fedora. All of the images are available here.

    The official press release can be read here.

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    Bits from the Release Team
    Submitted by Eric Railine on Thursday, January 05, 2006 – 03:14
    DebianAndreas Barth posted to debian-devel-announce on the current status and plans for releasing Etch.

    “The good news is that we are on track” for an Etch release in December of 2006.

    The bad news, of course, is that there’s a lot of work to do. Read the whole post for the details.

    Category: News 2 comments

    Debian Weekly News for January 3rd, 2006
    Submitted by Eric Railine on Thursday, January 05, 2006 – 03:05
    DebianThe first DWN of 2006 is out!
    Category: News 0 comments


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