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    Netcraft: Strong Growth for Debian in Web Server Market
    Submitted by opk on Tuesday, December 06, 2005 – 19:09
    DebianA Netcraft story places Debian as the fastest growing Linux distribution for web servers. Debian remains in second place behind Red Hat.
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    Interview with Debian Project Leader Brandon Robinson
    Submitted by Eric Railine on Tuesday, December 06, 2005 – 13:04
    DebianA fairly long email interview with the current DPL can be found here at tuxjournal.net, an Italian website, though the article is in English.
    Category: News 1 comment · read more

    5,000 Seat Unbuntu Deployment in Macedonian Schools
    Submitted by Eric Railine on Tuesday, December 06, 2005 – 12:55
    UbuntuThe latest issue of Gnome Journal includes an article on a large Ubuntu deployment throughout the Republic of Macedonia’s school system.

    For those of you so inclined, further discussion on this can be read here on slashdot.

    Category: News 0 comments

    The Latest Debian Weekly News is Out.
    Submitted by Eric Railine on Wednesday, November 30, 2005 – 01:34
    DebianWhile shorter than normal, the newest issue of the official Debian Weekly News is now available here.

    If for any reason you’ve missed some previous issues and want to catch up – or even wax nostalgic – older issues are available from this page.

    Category: News 1 comment

    “Deb-A-Day” is back at a new location!
    Submitted by Eric Railine on Tuesday, November 29, 2005 – 20:55
    DebianMany of you might fondly remember the “Debian Package A Day” site previously featured here. It unfortunately wound up abandoned and stale for over a year at time of this writing (last updated November 15th, 2004).
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    Debian Planet Turns Five Years Old
    Submitted by robster on Tuesday, October 25, 2005 – 18:10
    The title says it all really. I know that the last year has been relatively slow but hopefully things will pick up again now that we’re actively recruiting and training new editors.

    Thanks to all the readers and contributors for making this worthwhile. I suggest you keep an eye out, some improvements are afoot…

    Category: Site News 9 comments

    Growing older: The year that was… (Part I)
    Submitted by robster on Tuesday, August 16, 2005 – 15:00
    DebianIn order to celebrate growing older by another year here is the first part of a round up of some of the important and interesting things that have happened in the Debian community in the last year.
    Category: News 2 comments · read more

    Debian 12 Years Old
    Submitted by robster on Tuesday, August 16, 2005 – 14:51
    DebianOn its 12th birthday the “universal operating system” is fully available on 12 different architectures (the released 11 plus AMD64). This wide range really does make Debian universal since everything from the smallest embedded devices to the largest mainframes can (and do) run Debian. What an achievement!
    Category: News 2 comments

    The return of archive.debian.org
    Submitted by robster on Monday, August 15, 2005 – 16:35
    DebianAfter having disappeared over a year ago archive.debian.org, the historical archive of Debian releases has been brought back online. Phil Hands has been responsible for making archive.debian.org accessible again. He does however note that there may be some issues with the non-US components of previous releases.
    Category: News 0 comments

    Sarge released!
    Submitted by robster on Tuesday, June 07, 2005 – 20:44
    SargeJust because you read it on Slashdot doesn’t mean its not true. (Official announcement). When upgrading don’t forget to read the release notes. A very small problem with the original CD images produced has also been discovered.
    Category: News 15 comments · read more

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