Debian News Archives
Debian Installer Buster RC2 Released

With Debian 10 "Buster" aiming to be released in early July, a second release candidate of the Debian Installer has been made available.

26 June 2019 - Debian Installer Buster RC2 - 6 Comments
A Quick Look At The Debian 10.0 Buster vs. Debian 9.9 Performance

With Debian 10 "Buster" due to be releasing in early July, I've begun testing the near-final Buster images on various systems. Here is a look at a common Intel Core i7 system comparing the current performance of Debian 10.0 to the current stable 9.9 release.

17 June 2019 - Debian 10.0 Benchmarks - 4 Comments
Debian 9.9 Released With Many Security Updates

While we are eager for the release of Debian 10 this summer, Debian 9.9 is out this weekend as the latest stable release update to "Stretch" and primarily delivering security fixes.

27 April 2019 - Debian GNU Linux 9.9 - 2 Comments
Debian Sticking With Merged /usr Plan

For years Debian developers have been planning for a merged /usr concept where the /{bin,sbin,lib}/ directories becoming symbolic links to /usr/{bin,sbin,lib}/. With the upcoming Debian 10 Buster is the initial step of their plan after it was postponed from Debian Stretch.

5 March 2019 - Merged /usr - 202 Comments
Debian Could See Expanded Android SDK Support & Better PHP Packaging Via GSoC 2019

The open-source projects that regularly participate in Google's annual Summer of Code initiative for helping student developers start out their career in free software development are already thinking about GSoC 2019. Debian is among the projects working out their Google Summer of Code 2019 plans and have some interesting project possibilities should they find enough interested students.

9 February 2019 - Google Summer of Code - Add A Comment
Debian 10 "Buster" Working To Have UEFI SecureBoot In Good Shape

While most major Linux distributions have been supporting UEFI SecureBoot for years already in order to work nicely on modern locked-down (generally Windows pre-loaded) PCs, Debian stable releases have yet to properly support SecureBoot but that should be changing with this year's release of 10.0 Buster.

7 January 2019 - Debian 10 + Secure Boot - 14 Comments

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