Ian Murdock, founder of the Debian project, has passed away at 42.
One of the world's most popular music streaming services has migrated almost 5000 of its servers to Ubuntu.
Debian, the foundation upon which many Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, are based, is to switch to Xfce as its default desktop environment.
I’m fan of automation, as well as simplicity and as much as I tend to complicate my own life I generally enjoy making life easier for others.
If you have an aspiration to becoming a Linux power-user then nabbing a copy of the Debian Administrators handbook isn't a bad way to go about it.
Since the announce of the fundraising for The Debian Administrator's Handbook, many people commented on the project's approach. Just because it's a free software related project, there should be only one way to do it... let me debunk those claims!
After last years Debian Developer conference in NYC (DebConf10) this years conference, DebConf11 will be held in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina from 24th to 30th July. Of course besides developers, among the attendees you'll be able to see many well known faces from Open Source/Linux world, as well as representatives from some of the leading companies from this sector.
Matt Zimmerman, Ubuntu's CTO, and Stefano Zacchiroli, Debian Leader, worked together to setup the DEX project. It's a new initiative to improve collaboration between Debian and its derivatives, Ubuntu included.
What is Debian CUT and why should you care? Let's take a look...
I don't know about you but when I started using Free Software, I was amazed that I could benefit from all this for free. So after a few months I looked up how I could give something back. That was 13 years ago... and to date I'm still an active Debian Developer. Here's my story, what's your story going to be?
As a user it’s relatively easy to choose between Debian and Ubuntu. Everybody has their own personal preference and it doesn’t take much time to try both. But when it comes to contributing, the time investment is bigger and you might want to think twice about it. Where is your time better spent?
Ever since the release of Debian 6.0 “Squeeze”, there's an ongoing debate whether Debian is still relevant and whether the project is going to die.