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    Developers Vote to Continue Support for non-free
    Submitted by andrel on Monday, March 22, 2004 – 22:15
    DebianThe Project Secretary has published results of the vote to remove non-free. 303 of the 482 developers who voted opted to “re-affirm support for non-free”. The resolution to remove non-free failed to reach a simple majority.
    Category: News 2 comments

    GNOME 2.6 in Sarge?
    Submitted by Narayan on Wednesday, March 17, 2004 – 14:46
    SargeThe planned release date for GNOME 2.6 is March 22nd, just around the corner. However at the current rate it is unlikely that Sarge will include GNOME 2.6, which would be a pity. I wonder if there is strong enough feeling within the Debian community about this, to delay the release, especially as KDE 3.2 has gotten in.
    Category: Opinion 47 comments

    Debian Installer Beta 3 Released
    Submitted by robster on Wednesday, March 17, 2004 – 14:27
    SargeJoey Hess has announced that the hard working d-i hackers have done it again. This latest beta includes 2.4.25 kernel with support for SATA controllers, LVM and XFS. Also included in this release is a pretty boot logo, support for six architectures and localisation into 25 languages. Along with the new installer is a new installation manual, which needs some love from translators and proof readers. As before please submit an installation report, full instructions on how to do this are here.

    Also marcust has written a usability review of the new installer, written from an average user’s perspective. Pretty screenshots included.

    Category: News 11 comments

    Debug for Victory!
    Submitted by robster on Wednesday, March 17, 2004 – 14:08
    SargeAttention!! Put on your helmets, don your boots and lets get down to a good session of bug bashing. Yes its going to be tough, yes its going to be rough, but the fight against bugs needs YOU. (Uhm, yes there will be a Bug Squashing Party (BSP) in #debian-bugs on irc.debian.org from March 19 to March 21. Non-DDs welcome to help fix bugs. Full details can be found in the announcement.
    Category: News 0 comments · read more

    Call For Papers: Debconf4
    Submitted by michelleribeiro on Thursday, March 11, 2004 – 15:47
    DebianThe 5th Debian Conference will take place from 26th May to 2nd June in Porto Alegre, Brazil. We’ll have two talks a day and plenty of space for BOFs. We are pleased to invite speakers to submit proposals for a talk to be given either in the morning or in the evening.

    For more information, see the Debconf4 web site.

    Category: News 0 comments

    Debian Project Leader Elections
    Submitted by robster on Monday, March 01, 2004 – 23:06
    DebianThe nomination period for the DPL elections is now over, the candidates are Martin Michlmayr, Gergely Nagy and Branden Robinson. Platforms and dates for the election are available on the vote pages.
    Category: News 10 comments

    UserLinux Alpha Task Packages
    Submitted by SteveMilner on Sunday, February 29, 2004 – 00:21
    UserLinuxAlpha packages for UserLinux have been released for testing. If you are interested in helping out the project please join the UserLinux mailing list and report back bugs and join in the creation process. Remember, do not try these packages on production systems, they are alpha quality releases and may kill your box. For more information on how to test these packages read this short HOW-TO.
    Category: News 2 comments

    HOWTO Setup an IPv6 Masquerade/NAT Box Under Debian Through IPv4
    Submitted by cruisefx on Friday, February 27, 2004 – 09:24
    DebianThis is my take on setting up IPv6 on a Debian system acting as a NAT/masquerade box on an IPv4 network with Windows XP and Linux clients. I have tried to make this document as comprehensive and easy to follow as possible. Hopefully, this is the best guide to date that addresses this topic. With this document, you can be up and running with IPv6 in under 10 minutes.
    Category: HOWTOs 7 comments · read more

    GR Proposal on non-free section
    Submitted by jmarler on Tuesday, February 24, 2004 – 20:56
    DebianManoj Srivastava, Debian Project Secretary, has posted a proposed General Resolution regarding the handling of the non-free section of Debian. This is very important to me, as I am a Debian maintainer who only maintain non-free packages. If you are a Debian non-free maintainer or Debian non-free user who does not want to see the non-free section disappear from Debian, I highly suggest you get involved.
    Category: News 32 comments

    XFree86 4.3.0 Enters unstable
    Submitted by DanielS on Friday, February 20, 2004 – 17:16
    X Window SystemXFree86 4.3.0-2 has entered unstable – the first release of 4.3 to sid. The following people deserve thanks: Branden Robinson (maintainer), Trinity College for sponsoring Daniel Stone for the bulk of the work, ISHIKAWA Mutsumi, Nathaniel Nerode, and others. Enjoy 4.3.
    Category: News 15 comments

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