Next Debian Release to Support AMD64 Chips

The next release of the Debian Project's Linux distribution will run on Advanced Micro Devices' AMD64 processors for the first time, according to the organization's Web site. The GNU/Linux 4.0 operating system, also known as "Etch," is planned for release in December, the group said.

It will also have new security features, including encryption and digital signatures to ensure that downloaded packages are validated, Debian said

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News source: PCWorld

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