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[News] Debian Discusses Version 5.0, Ubuntu Keeps Its 'Debian' (Fork) Easy

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Debian Developers to Determine Lenny's Fate

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| Free Linux distro Debian has been working steadily on its next version 5.0 of 
| the OS, known as Lenny. Now developers have been called in for a vote to 
| determine the course of its general release.  


Ubuntu Linux: The Easy Installation Guide

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| Ubuntu Linux 8.10, aka Intrepid Ibex, is the most popular Linux distribution 
| available for installing on your PC, thanks to its steadily improving 
| hardware compatibility and installation software, along with a wealth of free 
| applications and utilities that run on any version of Linux.   
| But even though the bad old days of disappointing Linux installations are 
| mostly over, putting Ubuntu on your PC can still be tricky if you haven't 
| done it before. Many PC users have never had to boot their computers from a 
| CD or had to partition a hard disk. And most of us take for granted that the 
| OS will include drivers to handle crucial hardware devices such as graphics 
| cards and wireless networking controllers.     



Debian Lenny Slogan Contest

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| The Debian Art team is seeking a slogan for the next stable release, Debian
| GNU/Linux 5.0 “Lenny”.


Debian (Etch) Linux

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| If you’re a hardened user then you’ll already know that Debian is good so I
| don’t need to tell you, if you have a good knowledge of Linux and you
| understand the file system and how it works, but just haven’t tried Debian
| yet then I highly recommend doing so. I started out years ago, using Red Hat
| based systems such as Fedora Core and since I tried Debian and it’s
| derivitives I now much prefer them. Debian is definitely on my recommended
| list but not to new users, purely because it assumes some if not a lot of
| knowledge about Linux in order to tweak it. If you’re a new user and you’re
| not too familiar with Linux in general don’t go trying Debian yet it might
| just put you off the whole idea of using Linux as your operating system. We
| use Debian for a lot of our in-house and customer servers but it’s also very
| good as a corporate desktop.


Debian as a Desktop GNU+Linux Distribution

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| Thinking about it, I’m not entirely sure what constitutes an “end-user
| distribution”. Perhaps I am equating an “end-user distribution” with
| a “desktop distribution”. And why not? What determines if a GNU+Linux
| distribution is an end-user distribution? It seems to me that the packages
| that are available within the distribution, and the functionality of said
| packages, are what determines if a distribution is an end-user distribution.
| And, as most people are aware, Debian contains a huge amount of packages
| within its repositories. Packages that deliver no less functionality than
| those GNU+Linux distributions that everyone can agree are “end-user
| distributions”. Just that fact, alone, should be enough to convince anyone
| that Debian is, indeed, an end-user distribution.

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