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    Ximian Connector Support for Debian Users
    Submitted by Gerr on Thursday, April 29, 2004 – 04:33
    GNOMEI’ve been using debian for years; at one time Ximian supported debian and the Evolution Connector package was available for us. This package made my life at work very enjoyable — no longer was I tied to Outlook and windows! But Ximian doesn’t support debian anymore. This means that I can no longer update my packages on my desktop at work without running the risk of not being able to use Evolution w/the Connector! In the hopes of convincing the good people at Ximian that there is a market for the Evolution Connector in the Debian distribution, I’ve created a petition. If you would purchase and the Ximian Connector for use on a Debian machine, would you complete this survey? Who would want to install Red Hat? That doesn’t seem like feasible solution to me.

    Update: How nice… Novell released the source.

    Category: Features 10 comments · read more

    Quick ‘n’ Easy IPv6 for Debian
    Submitted by jgoerzen on Monday, January 19, 2004 – 22:09
    DebianOver at The Changelog, I have written a piece called Quick and Easy IPv6 for Debian. It will generally get you going to IPv6 in about 5-10 minutes if you already have an IPv6 kernel. And that’s for your router, too. If you’ve wanted to try IPv6, or would like a /48 for your home, check it out.
    Category: Features 2 comments

    Verbose Guide to Updating and Compiling Your Debian Kernel
    Submitted by Eugenia on Monday, March 03, 2003 – 05:25
    DebianOSNews posted a detailed article showing how to compile the Linux kernel under Debian. The article should be useful to newbies.
    Category: Features 13 comments

    Questions for DPL candidates?
    Submitted by DanielS on Saturday, February 01, 2003 – 02:43
    Manoj Sristava, the Debian Secretary, recently announced the Debian Project Leader election, to be held from Mar 7th-28th. Every year, the process includes a public IRC debate between candidates, with questions largely sent in from the public. Another vital component of the election is the platforms of the various candidates, which outline their position on all the issues facing Debian, and their plans if elected for DPL. Platforms will be published on February the 14th, rebuttals on the 21st, and the debate any time between them and the 7th of March.

    Now it’s your turn: What do you want to see in a DPL? In your comments, you can pose questions to candidates, or merely state your opinion on things. Manoj and others will be reading this thread, so this is your chance to communicate directly. The best questions asked will be merged into a new story, where you will again have your chance to comment on what you think.

    Category: Features 21 comments

    Interview with Ian Jackson
    Submitted by robot101 on Saturday, July 13, 2002 – 19:38
    InterviewsI had just noticed it’s been a long time since Debian Planet featured an interview with a Debian personality, when an ideal candidate in the form of Ian Jackson made a rare appearance on IRC. As well as being a former DPL, a current member of the technical commitee and the author of dpkg, the original BTS, debiandoc-sgml, constitution, policy and other documents, and several other free software projects including SAUCE, userv and adns, he holds a doctorate in computer security and is the owner of the machine chiark.greenend.org.uk, home to multiple nefarious internet geeks, projects like PuTTY, and ‘a few other weirdos too’.
    Category: Features 12 comments · read more

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