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Debian feels that greater diversity at DebConf and in the Debian community will "significantly help" them in their goal of becoming the Universal Operating System, so they've launched a diversity sponsorship program for their annual DebConf event.
17 June 2015 - Diversity Sponsorship
The first stable point release to Debian 8 "Jessie" is now available.
7 June 2015 - Debian 8.1
Debian 8.1 is planned for release on next Saturday.
28 May 2015 - Debian 8.1
Last month we heard libdvdcss and ZFS should soon appear in Debian GNU/Linux, but now it doesn't appear that easy... It could end up taking a while longer for the ZFS file-system and the libdvdcss support for DVD playback on Debian to appear within the official repositories.
19 May 2015 - Debian Legal Problems
With this weekend's release of Debian 8.0 Jessie there wasn't an adjoining Debian GNU/Hurd release, but today that release has come out.
29 April 2015 - Debian Hurd - 10 Comments
With this weekend's release of Debian 8.0 "Jessie" cleared, it's now time for Debian developers to start thinking about Debian 9.0.
26 April 2015 - Stretch - 11 Comments
As expected, Debian 8.0 "Jessie" was officially released today after being in development for two years.
25 April 2015 - Debian 8.0 - 16 Comments
Steve McIntyre has relayed that the Debian camp is "Ready for Jessie!" and that the debian-cd team is happy with the state of the debian-installer and related packages for the Debian 8.0 Jessie release.
22 April 2015 - Debian Jessie - 29 Comments
The third release candidate for the installer of Debian 8.0 "Jessie" is now available for last minute testing.
19 April 2015 - Debian 8.0 - 5 Comments
For Debian GNU/Linux users wishing to have ZFS file-system support and libdvdcss (for DVD playback) without having to use third-party package archives, that should soon be a reality.
16 April 2015 - Debian Additions - 32 Comments
There's a concentrated plan now to try to release Debian 8.0 "Jessie" by the end of April.
31 March 2015 - Debian Jessie - 20 Comments
Debian 8.0 "Jessie" is still working towards its long-awaited release.
27 March 2015 - Debian Jessie - 5 Comments
Last year following Debian's decision to choose systemd as its init manager and then the init coupling vote, there ended up being three resignations from Debian's Technical Committee: Colin Watson, Ian Jackson, and Russ Allbery. Those vacant seats have now been appointed by the existing TC members.
9 March 2015 - Technical Committee - 30 Comments
It seems at the earliest is a possible release of Debian 8.0 "Jessie" in April.
9 March 2015 - Debian Jessie Status Update - 4 Comments
Philip Newborough, the lead developer behind the CrunchBang Linux distribution, has tossed in the towel.
6 February 2015 - CrunchBang Linux - 44 Comments
The first release candidate for the Debian Jessie Installer in leading up to the Debian 8.0 "Jessie" release.
26 January 2015 - Debian 8.0 Jessie - 9 Comments
While Debian 7.8 was released this weekend, for those living on the bleeding edge the release candidate of the installer for the upcoming Debian 8.0 "Jessie" release is now available.
12 January 2015 - Debian Installer 8 RC1
While Debian 8.0 might stand chances to be released in the weeks ahead, Debian 7.8 was released this weekend as the latest stable update to Debian Wheezy.
11 January 2015 - Debian 7.8 - 6 Comments
WAPT is an open-source package manager for Windows that's based on apt-get functionality and can ease the installation/updating/configuration/removal/management of Windows programs and drivers.
9 January 2015 - WAPT
With the upcoming release of Debian 8.0 "Jessie", AArch64/ARM64 will become an official release architecture.
7 January 2015 - Debian AArch64 - 2 Comments
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