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    XFS issues in Sarge’s 2.6.8.1 kernel
    Submitted by robster on Friday, April 22, 2005 – 09:40
    SargeThere are unfortunately several problems with the XFS support included in the 2.6.8.1 kernel included with sarge. This is of course used by the “linux26” flavour in the installer, this is not however the default since sarge is shipping with 2.4.27 as the default kernel. Many users however will want to use the 2.6 variant for improved hardware support.
    Category: News 1 comment · read more

    Debian Project Leadership
    Submitted by robster on Wednesday, April 13, 2005 – 11:51
    DebianThe Debian Project Leader elections have ended and the result was very close, as can be seen from the results. Congratulations to Branden Robinson who has stood every year since 2001 has been elected. Well done! He is a member of the controversial Project Scud team who want to take a somewhat radical approach to the leadership of Debian. The proposal is a source of some concern, especially how it would integrate within the constitution and existing organisational structure.
    Category: News 1 comment

    Bug #300,000
    Submitted by andrel on Thursday, March 17, 2005 – 19:21
    DebianDebian received its 300,000th bug report this week. Bug #300000 provides a patch to fix some typos in the description of libcrypt-ssleay-perl. Its not been fixed yet though.
    Category: News 3 comments

    It’s all about Debian
    Submitted by TreoTom on Tuesday, March 01, 2005 – 05:57
    DebianLinux Magazine has taken a look at the good Linux distributions out there and they discovered that a lot of them have one thing in common – they are based on Debian.
    Category: News 4 comments · read more

    Role and Responsibilities of the FTP Masters
    Submitted by robot101 on Tuesday, February 22, 2005 – 20:58
    DebianMatthew Garrett has posted a write-up of some interviews with the FTP master team he did last year at the request of the current project leader (Martin Michlmayr) to try and clean up some of the mysteries surrounding this important role in the project. On a related note, the handy list of NEW packages awaiting FTP master approval has moved onto the ftp-master server, and now lists the packages & versions along with their age, maintainers, destination (unstable, experimental, etc), and bugs closed by the upload.
    Category: News 0 comments

    Will Branden Robinson Run?
    Submitted by cmc on Friday, February 11, 2005 – 21:23
    DebianBranden Robinson has addressed the question of whether he will run for DPL in this year’s election in detail.
    Category: News 2 comments · read more

    Automatic Debian Package Repository HOWTO
    Submitted by el cubano on Thursday, February 10, 2005 – 22:55
    PackagesI recently wrote a HOWTO that details how to setup an automatic repository of Debian packages. I originally announced it on debian-devel and it was mentioned in January 11th issue of the Debian Weekly News. I have received an excellent response up to now and thought more people would find it helpful.
    Category: HOWTOs 3 comments

    More on Ubuntu Linux
    Submitted by TreoTom on Wednesday, February 09, 2005 – 09:29
    UbuntuThe new Debian-based kid on the block, Ubuntu, has raised to the number one spot on Distrowatch’s page hits ranking for the last month. If you aren’t familiar with Ubuntu, you could take a look at one of the many reviews with some background information posted at LinuxPlanet, or download an installer or live CD and have a go.
    Category: News 9 comments

    Second DPL Nomination
    Submitted by robster on Tuesday, February 08, 2005 – 13:45
    DebianAndreas Schuldei has also nominated himself for this year’s DPL elections. The nomination period will end on February 28th, this will be followed by three weeks of campaigning. At which point voting will open for three weeks. During the campaigning period the canditate’s platforms (and later rebuttals) will be published on the website.
    Category: News 0 comments · read more

    First DPL Nomination
    Submitted by robster on Monday, February 07, 2005 – 01:09
    Matthew GarrettMatthew Garrett is the first nomination for this year’s DPL nominations that opened earlier today. Long-time contributor of pragmatic viewpoints to GFDL and other debates on the debian-legal mailing lists, Matthew is a developer on the Dasher project, and has contributed patches to GNOME accessibility and Linux ACPI sleep/suspend support.
    Category: News 0 comments

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