9. A complex system that does not work is invariably found to have evolved from a simpler system that worked just fine. - Murphy's Laws of Computing

News Archive - April 2007

Beginner's Guide to Debian Etch


Wednesday 11th April 2007

Categories: Guides, GNU/Linux, FLOSS

Debian is one of the most common distributions in the world. With a possible total of twenty one CDs, it is also one of the biggest. As you may have gathered from the fact that this guide exists, Debian is not the easiest distribution. However, anybody that is relatively competent with computers should be able to use Debian (after all, I am!). This is not a guide to every detail of Debian Etch - instead, it aims to get you going, so you can start tinkering away!

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Debian News

Wednesday 11th April 2007

Category: News

The last couple of days have been interesting for Debian. First of all, Debian Etch has been released, which is, of course, fantastic news. Of course, Sarge hasn't been neglected either, with a new minor release of Sarge the day before Etch.

Finally, Sam Hocevar has been voted as the new Debian Project Leader. I'm looking forward to new, Debian sexiness - making Debian more appealing, both through its website and the desktop experience, is, in my opinion, critical if it is to continue its success.

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Peacock Linux

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Sunday 1st April 2007

Categories: GNU/Linux, FLOSS, Proprietary Software, News

Peacock Linux - the Galactic Operating System - aims to make the best of both worlds. It's the perfect amalgam between free and proprietary.

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