With Debian 9.0 not being far away from releasing, the Debian CD Images Team has issued an update over their fundamental changes happening for this "Stretch" cycle.
Debian 9.0 "Stretch" has seen UEFI Secure Boot support no longer being considered a release blocker but is now just a stretch goal for this upcoming release.
Debian developers continue making progress with a -- currently unofficial -- port of their Linux operating system to RISC-V.
The first release candidate is now available for Devuan, the fork of Debian that rids the system of systemd.
Debian developer Dmitry Bogatov was arrested by Russian authorities for running a Tor exit node and accused of supporting terrorism.
Chris Lamb has unseated Mehdi Dogguy as the next Debian Project Leader.
Debian developers are preparing for the final phase of the development freeze on Debian 9.0 "Stretch" and it's looking like the official release might not be too far out.
The third release candidate to Debian Installer for 9.0 "Stretch" is now available for testing.
LMDE, the Linux Mint Debian Edition that's using Debian GNU/Linux as a base in place of Ubuntu, has out new ISO images.
Debian project leader Mehdi Dogguy has written a status update concerning the work going on for the first two months of 2017.
Debian 9.0 "Stretch" is now frozen for its anticipated release later this year.
The second release candidate to the Debian Installer for the upcoming Debian 9.0 "Stretch" release is now available.
Debian Linux is now available for running on NVIDIA's Jetson TX1 developer board powered by their Tegra X1 SoC.
The Debian Installer is getting ready for the 9.0 "Stretch" release.
For those riding Debian 8 "Jessie" until the stable debut of Debian 9 "Stretch", Debian 8.7 is available this weekend.
The soft freeze is now upon us for Debian 9.0 "Stretch" while the full freeze will happen in February.
Yesterday I published Skylake Iris Pro Graphics benchmarks on Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, Antergos, and Clear Linux using a Skull Canyon NUC. That was fun but then I decided to ring in the new year by running even more benchmarks, so if you're curious how the Debian 9 "testing" performance fits among these other distributions, here are those results.
Debian developers are currently weighing the prospects of enabling automatic updates on new Debian GNU/Linux installations by default.
A few months back the Raspberry Pi Foundation announced the PIXEL desktop environment that is used in future versions of the Raspbian Linux distribution for the Raspberry Pi ARM SBCs. Now though they've decided to spin Debian and PIXEL for x86 systems.
Two days ago we brought up Devuan, the systemd-free fork of Debian turned two years old, and now it seems they are celebrating the anniversary by the release of the second beta.
Devuan, the Debian fork that frees the system of systemd, is now two years old.
Out this weekend is the eighth alpha release of the Debian Installer for the upcoming Debian 9.0 "Stretch" release due out in 2017.
Debian 9 is stepping closer to being released with having hit the transition freeze this weekend. No new library transitions or package transitions on a large-scale will be permitted.
The Debian Release Team has decided upon the official release architectures for next year's Debian 9.0 "Stretch" release.
APT 1.3 is now available as the newest version of this Debian command-line package manager.
The latest installment of Debian "Jessie" is now available.
GCC 6.1.1 is now the default compiler for Debian unstable as the developers work to get this major GNU Compiler Collection update ready for the next Debian release.
Ubuntu and Debian (and thus other Debian-based distributions too) have abandoned the xf86-video-intel X.Org driver for all recent generations of Intel graphics hardware and instead makes use of the xf86-video-modesetting generic driver in its place.
Started a few years back was Debian's Long-Term Support (LTS) project whereby releases were given five years of security support and this would also allow users to skip a release. This project, which is financed by sponsors, continues to make progress and provide for a more secure and longer-supported Debian.
Here is the latest look at the performance of Debian GNU/Linux 8.5 vs. Debian Testing on the same system for showing how the performance is looking for Debian 9 "Stretch" ahead of its release next year.
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