Debian News Archives
Debian Launches A Diversity Sponsorship Travel Program

Debian feels that greater diversity at DebConf and in the Debian community will "significantly help" them in their goal of becoming the Universal Operating System, so they've launched a diversity sponsorship program for their annual DebConf event.

17 June 2015 - Diversity Sponsorship - 14 Comments
Debian Is Still Working To Tackle ZFS On Linux Support

Last month we heard libdvdcss and ZFS should soon appear in Debian GNU/Linux, but now it doesn't appear that easy... It could end up taking a while longer for the ZFS file-system and the libdvdcss support for DVD playback on Debian to appear within the official repositories.

19 May 2015 - Debian Legal Problems - 17 Comments
Debian GNU/Hurd 2015 Released

With this weekend's release of Debian 8.0 Jessie there wasn't an adjoining Debian GNU/Hurd release, but today that release has come out.

29 April 2015 - Debian Hurd - 10 Comments
ZFS & Libdvdcss Should Soon Be In Debian

For Debian GNU/Linux users wishing to have ZFS file-system support and libdvdcss (for DVD playback) without having to use third-party package archives, that should soon be a reality.

16 April 2015 - Debian Additions - Add A Comment
New Debian TC Members Appointed For Going Past The Systemd Fallout

Last year following Debian's decision to choose systemd as its init manager and then the init coupling vote, there ended up being three resignations from Debian's Technical Committee: Colin Watson, Ian Jackson, and Russ Allbery. Those vacant seats have now been appointed by the existing TC members.

9 March 2015 - Technical Committee - 30 Comments
Debian's Top Headlines This Year All Revolved Around systemd

In looking back at Debian in 2014, it was the year of heated systemd discussions and debates with ultimately switching over to it as the default init manager, which led to resignations among the Debian technical committee and other responsibilities.

29 December 2014 - systemd + Debian - 3 Comments
Devuan: Debian Without Systemd

Last month we wrote about a group of administrations planning to fork Debian GNU/Linux over not liking its direction due to adopting systemd over Upstart or SysVInit. The Debian administrators have made good on their word and announced the Devuan fork of Debian.

28 November 2014 - systemd-less - 144 Comments

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