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    Ubuntu Desktop News – First issue!
    Submitted by Eric Railine on Friday, December 16, 2005 – 00:48
    UbuntuVincent Untz has sent out the first issue of Ubuntu Desktop News.

    To whet your appetite (if you haven’t already followed the above URL):

    “Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the first issue of UDN, the Ubuntu
    Desktop News. UDN will be randomly issued once in a while, but if
    everything goes well, there should be a new issue every two weeks.

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    Ubuntu Dapper Drake Preview Flight 2 Announced
    Submitted by Eric Railine on Thursday, December 15, 2005 – 12:18
    UbuntuThe second alpha release for Ubuntu’s upcoming Dapper Drake (Ubuntu 6.04) has been announced.

    The announcement details a long list of changes and works-in-progress, with a fair amount of screenshots, including Gnome 2.13.3, Firefox 1.5, OpenOffice.org 2.0.1 RC2, kernel 2.6.15, and much more.

    CD images are of course available.

    Category: News 0 comments

    Ubuntu VMware Images
    Submitted by Eric Railine on Wednesday, December 14, 2005 – 10:38
    UbuntuVery little mention has been made of it, but in another small-step-for-Debian moment, VMware now lists an Ubuntu virtual machine image as being available, just as it has had for some time Red Hat, Novell/SuSE, etc. images, at their Virtual Machine Center. This follows on VMware’s use of Ubuntu as the basis for their Browser Appliance vm image.
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    A Concise apt-get / dpkg Primer for New Debian Users
    Submitted by Eric Railine on Wednesday, December 14, 2005 – 10:17
    DebianAs the title makes explicit, there’s a nice introduction on apt-get and dpkg for new or confused Debian users available here.
    Category: News 0 comments

    Ubuntu Server Project Unleashed!
    Submitted by Eric Railine on Wednesday, December 14, 2005 – 10:12
    UbuntuJeff Waugh has announced the formation of the Ubuntu Server Team in preparation for Ubuntu’s “Dapper Drake” release:

    “December 2005: The Ubuntu Server Team is established to pursue short
    term, high impact goals for the Ubuntu 6.04 release, such as server
    hardware testing and kernel quality assurance. Plans are laid for
    future developments in “Just Works” server setup and operation.”

    Category: News 0 comments

    Debian Weekly News – December 13th, 2005
    Submitted by Eric Railine on Wednesday, December 14, 2005 – 10:05
    DebianFor those of you who like nice round numbers, the 50th issue of Debian Weekly News is out.
    Category: News 0 comments

    Debian Stabilizing the Linux Landscape
    Submitted by Eric Railine on Friday, December 09, 2005 – 11:40
    Lxer.com has posted an opinion piece on Debian and Linux that comes down favorably (and quite rightly) on the side of Debian.
    Category: News 2 comments

    Debian Weekly News, December 6th, 2005
    Submitted by Eric Railine on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 – 13:14
    DebianThe latest issue is now available.
    Category: News 0 comments

    The DCC Alliance Officially Releases DCC 3.0
    Submitted by Eric Railine on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 – 01:06
    DebianThe press release is available on the DCC Alliance web site here.

    Updated/additional links in the full article (“

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    Interview with Developer Fabio Marzocca
    Submitted by Eric Railine on Wednesday, December 07, 2005 – 00:53
    Lxer.com has posted an interview with Fabio Marzocca, an Ubuntu developer and creator of BUM, or Boot-Up Manager.

    Read the full interview here.

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