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    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.

    So they took a closer look at the lot of them – Debian, Progeny Debian, Componentized Linux, Xandros, Ubuntu, Linspire and a number of LiveCD’s.

    I love the finishing line of the walkthrough: “If you haven’t tried a Debian yet, now’s the time. All the cool kids are doing it.”

    Category: News

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    Subject: “Debian, the distribution wit
    Author: besonen
    Date: Tuesday, 2005/03/08 – 17:23
    “Debian, the distribution with the largest base of available software packages and the largest development community, has now come of age.”


    distrowatch (last 6 months)

    [0. Debian total 4713]
    1. Mandrakelinux 1517
    2. Fedora 1347
    3. Ubuntu (Debian) 1212
    4. MEPIS (Debian) 1178
    5. SUSE 1137
    6. Debian 994
    7. KNOPPIX (Debian) 792
    8. Gentoo 691
    9. Slackware 660
    10. Damn Small (Debian) 537

    ciao,
    david

    P.S.
    my first post here. ain’t there some way to force “code” formatting?, i’m no html guru so if there’s a way to force monospaced formatting with the allowed tags i’m clueless.

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    Subject: I Love this gem
    Author: mgarridoe@jabber.org
    Date: Thursday, 2005/03/03 – 17:08
    “Starting with the “sarge” release of Debian, which should be ready by the time you read this article”
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    Subject: They said “ready”, not “relea
    Author: rbochan
    Date: Saturday, 2005/03/12 – 16:55
    They said “ready”, not “released” ;o)

    …Rob
    The American Dream isn’t an SUV and a house in the suburbs; it’s Don’t Tread On Me.

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    Subject: LOL
    Author: TreoTom
    Date: Friday, 2005/03/04 – 05:43
    Oh yes!

    You can catually read more about just that here: http://www.linuxplanet.com/linuxplanet/reports/5744/1/

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