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Debian 11 Picks Its Default Theme

For those wondering the outcome of last month's Debian 11 "Bullseye" artwork voting, a new default theme for this 2021 GNU/Linux distribution release has been decided.

12 November 2020 - Debian 11 Desktop - 20 Comments
The Problems Debian Is Facing In 2020

The virtual DebConf20 concluded last week as the annual main conference for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution. Recently elected Debian Project Leader Jonathan Carter gave his talk at the event as an overview of where the project is at today as well as some of the problems they are facing today.

4 September 2020 - Debian 2020 Problems - 105 Comments
Debian GNU/Linux Turns 27 Years Old

Today marks twenty-seven years since the late Ian Murdock started Debian as one of the original Linux distributions. It was on 16 August 1993 when Ian Murdock started this distribution while it wasn't until September when he released the first version. Debian remains one of the oldest Linux-based distributions / operating systems. Over the years Debian has gone on to power numerous other Linux distributions like Ubuntu and SteamOS while continuing to experience much success in its own right as well.

16 August 2020 - Debian At 27 - 29 Comments
Artwork Help Is Needed For Debian 11 "Bullseye"

If you are more of an artistic type than programmer, there still is plenty of valuable assistance that can be provided to free software projects... The latest call for help is that of the Debian project in looking for the Debian 11 "Bullseye" desktop artwork.

12 August 2020 - Debian 11 Artwork Contest - 2 Comments
Devuan 3.0 Released For Debian 10 Without Systemd

Two years after the release of Devuan 2.0 and just a few months since the Beowulf beta, Devuan 3.0 "Beowulf" is now officially available as this Linux distribution providing a Debian package set not dependent upon systemd.

2 June 2020 - Devuan 3.0 - 47 Comments
Unity 8 + Mir Is Being Packaged Up For Debian

Debian developer Mike Gabriel in cooperation with the UBports developers continuing to maintain Ubuntu Touch and Unity 8 are working to offer Unity 8 (and in turn, Mir) packages within Debian.

6 February 2020 - Unity 8 + Mir - 15 Comments
Debian Is Making The Process Easier To Bisect Itself Using Their Wayback Machine

For a decade now has been around for accessing old Debian packages and to find packages by dates and version numbers. Only now though is a guide materializing for leveraging this Debian "wayback machine" in order to help in bisecting regressions for the distribution that span multiple/unknown packages.

18 January 2020 - Bisecting Debian - 2 Comments

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