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Debian 7 and Debian 8 have received point releases, 7.11 and 8.5 respectively. Debian 7.11 is the last point release the 7.x series will receive as the version comes under the wing of the LTS team.
The new BSD-based OS, ubuntuBSD is looking to be accepted into the Ubuntu line of products. Its major developer, Jon Boden has asked if his creation could be made official, similar to Xubuntu.
Debian has announced the imminent end-of-life of Debian 6 which was launched five years ago. The LTS team will now turn its focus to Debian 7 which will get support until May 2018.
Tails 2.0-rc1 has been released with about two weeks to go before the final release is made available for download. Tails 2.0 brings many new features including a new core - Debian 8.
Ian Murdock, the founder of the Debian project and its leader for three years, passed away on Monday night at the age of 42. Both his last employer - Docker - and Debian published obituaries.
Security researchers have discovered a way to bypass login screen security on various Linux distributions. The bypass allows access to a shell which would allow an attacker to maliciously modify a PC.
We here at Neowin would like to wish many happy returns to Debian, the community driven OS that has been used by many other Linux developers to drive their ideas and get their builds out in the wild.
Three months ago, Debian's developers chose to replace GNOME with the Xfce desktop environment. It seems that the next release will use GNOME 3 after all, just like Linus Torvalds himself now
With Linux and its open source nature people have been able to create unique projects, and the wittily named 'Whonix' is no exception. Combining security tools it brings several layers of IP security.
For many years, the standard desktop environment of Debian has been GNOME. However the next release of the Linux distribution will use Xfce as the default environment, but for a strange reason.
In a world of dual-core smartphones and turbo-powered tablets, the idea of a tiny 700MHz PC with 128MB of RAM might sound mad. But the new $25 computer may just make sense in the right context.
The Debian project is pleased to announce the first update of its stable distribution Debian 6.0 (codename squeeze). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustment...
The Debian Security Advisory posted up DSA-1571-1 openssl -- predictable random number generator issue today and strongly advised its users to take steps to avoid possible compromising of any systems running on Debian, such as...
The Debian Project is an association of individuals who have made common cause to create a free operating system. This operating system that we have created is called Debian GNU/Linux, or simply Debian for short....
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...
The first step to porting Debian to the Win32 platform has been made - dpkg is compiling under Cygwin. Check out the post on debian-devel and the Debian GNU/w32 port's site. ...