[News] Debian News, Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 Comes with AMD Board

[News] Debian News, Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 Comes with AMD Board

Post by Roy Schest » Thu, 06 Nov 2008 15:56:01


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Debian Project News - November 3rd, 2008

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| The Debian project is pleased to announce the fifth update of its
| stable distribution Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 (codename "Etch"). This update
| mainly corrects security problems in the stable release, along with a
| few adjustments to serious problems. Those who frequently install
| updates from security.debian.org won't have to update many packages and
| most updates from security.debian.org are included in this update. New
| CD and DVD images containing updated packages are available at the
| regular locations.
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http://lists.debian.org/debian-news/2008/msg00015.html

Board Support Package Supports Linux

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| Targeting the AMD Geode LX-based Cougar and Python SBCs, VersaLogic
| DEV-CD-L6 quick-start board support package (BSP) uses the Debian Linux 4.0
| (etch/stable) product running Linux kernel 2.6.25-5. The bootable LiveCD
| installs and supports Ethernet, audio, video, USB, and serial communications.
| The package offers 3 stable images for meeting functionality requirements. An
| Advanced User Package (AUP) is available containing kernel sources, a
| customized config file, and driver patches for running other Linux
| distributions.
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http://www.ecnmag.com/product-Board-Support-Package-Supports-Linux.aspx?menuid=302

More embedded news:

Gumstix, Texas Instruments Intro Tiny Open Source Motherboard

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| Say it produced the smallest, cheapest Linux computer on the market, a
| Portola Valley, California-based company has unveiled a motherboard solution
| for open source professionals.
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http://asterisk.tmcnet.com/topics/open-source/articles/44418-gumstix-texas-instruments-intro-tiny-open-source-motherboard.htm


Recent:

Call for testing of next Debian Installer release

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| We are approaching the Debian 5.0 (Lenny) release and the Debian
| Installer team is working to fix the remaining issues for it. The
| Debian Installer Release Candidate 1 is being prepared and we are
| short in time to make fixes.
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http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2008/09/msg00005.html


Bits from the Debian GNU/Hurd porters

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| it has been more than three years since the last "Bits from the Debian
| GNU/Hurd porters"[1], high time for an update on the port.
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http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2008/09/msg00004.html


Making the Switch from Debian to Ubuntu and Back Again

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| All in all, Debian has made leaps and bounds from the early days, and Lenny
| is truly a user-friendly desktop operating system, for Linux and Windows
| users alike. Between open source alternatives and wine the average Windows
| user could make the transition to Lenny without much of a problem. Several of
| my not so computer literate family members have managed to do day to day
| tasks with very few questions.
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http://www.debiantoday.com/making-the-switch-from-debian-to-ubuntu-and-back-again/


Debian Project News - September 15th, 2008

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| Luk Claes reported on the progress regarding the release of the new stable
| release Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 Lenny. While there are still a lot of release
| critical bugs to be fixed, Lenny is in good enough shape to call for upgrade
| tests and work on the release notes. Regarding the upgrade tests, he
| espec
 
 
 

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Retrived from:
Debian Weekly News
http://www.yqcomputer.com/
Debian Weekly News - July 4th, 2006
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... Andreas Barth [1]announced that four more
assistants have been added to the release team. There are [2]rumours
to start a port of Debian to the recently freed [3]Minix 3 operating
system. Steve Kemp [4]noted that he has become a full member of the
security team recently which now consists of four full members.

1. http://www.yqcomputer.com/
2. http://www.yqcomputer.com/
3. http://www.yqcomputer.com/
4.
http://www.yqcomputer.com/

P.S.: sory if this is off-topic. I think that this can be util for
this group.

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