Debian News Archives
Debian 9 "Stretch" Hits Transition Freeze

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.

6 November 2016 - Debian 9 - 39 Comments
The State Of Debian's Paid Long Term Support Project

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.

9 July 2016 - Debian LTS - 59 Comments
New Details Emerge About Debian Founder Ian Murdock's Death

At the end of last year was the untimely passing of Ian Murdock, the founder of Debian who went on to work for Sun Microsystems during the Project Indiana days and then was employed by Docker. Details of Ian's passing have remained quite scarce besides it being reported as a suicide following a sporadic Twitter rant just before his death. New details have now come to light.

6 July 2016 - Ian Murdock Autopsy - 99 Comments
The Debian For Android Maru Project Is Being Open-Sourced

Last week we wrote about MaruOS as the project that provides an independent Debian desktop for your smartphone. Since then there has been an overwhelming response to the project and the lone developer working on this "Debian For Android" project has decided to open-source the code for accelerating the project.

12 February 2016 - Maru OS - 10 Comments

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