Martin Schulze | 16 Jun 09:30 2004

Debian Weekly News - June 15th, 2004

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Welcome to this year's 24th issue of DWN, the weekly newsletter for
the Debian community. Tom Adelstein [1]wrote about GNU/Linux on the
desktop and concluded that it can help enterprises, especially those
short of resources like city governments.

 1. http://consultingtimes.com/desktoplinux.html

Status of the AMD64 Port. Chris Cheney [2]asserted that "the" AMD64
port of Debian is ready for inclusion in Debian unstable. The port is
currently at 97 % compiled packages with most of the remaining
packages failing to build on other architectures as well.

 2. http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2004/06/msg00002.html

Updated Debian Flyers. Michael Banck is [3]working on updating the
[4]general flyer for Debian. Even though it was written as a general
flyer some bits should be updated to reflect sarge and other releases
better.

 3. http://lists.debian.org/debian-events-eu/2004/06/msg00032.html
 4. http://www.debian.org/events/materials/flyers/general/

Packaging Firefox 0.9. Eric Dorland [5]wondered how to handle the
next release candidate of Firefox. Since the release of sarge will
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Martin Schulze | 19 Jun 00:09 2004

Debian at LinuxTag 2004

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Debian at LinuxTag 2004

This year's LinuxTag will take place from June 23rd to June 26th at
the exhibition and conference center in Karlsruhe, Germany.  The
Debian project will attend this show quite actively.

The Debian headquarter will be booth F43 in the exhibition hall, where
we will demonstrate Debian GNU/Linux on several different
architectures, hand out DVDs with a preview of sarge for the i386 and
powerpc architectures, demonstrate sub-projects such as FAI (Fully
Automatic Installation), Adamantix, Debian-Med and m23.

There will also be a Skolelinux booth/class room in the conference
building and a Linux Porting booth (F21) in the exhibition hall where
it is demonstrated that Linux runs on a large variety of hardware
platforms, with Debian as preferred operating system.

More information: <http://www.debian.org/events/2004/0623-linuxtag>

On Thursday, June 24th, 2004, the Debian project also holds a mini
Debian conference in room 2.05 in the conference building with the
following schedule:

  09:00  Gerfried Fuchs         Building .debs the unusual way
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Martin Schulze | 30 Jun 12:34 2004

Debian Weekly News - June 29th, 2004

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Welcome to this year's 25th issue of DWN, the weekly newsletter for
the Debian community. We have to apologise for not being able to send
out an issue last week and only a short one today, but LinuxTag
organisation kept Joey too busy with other stuff.

General Resolution 2004-004. The project secretary [1]announced the
beginning of the voting period on a [2]general resolution titled
"Sarge Release Schedule in view of GR 2004-003". The full text of the
ballot is quite long. The simplified story is that, if the resolution
passes, the [3]social contract will be modified to allow non-free
data, e.g. documentation and firmware, to be included in the next
release (codename Sarge) of Debian. This would require a 3:1
supermajority. Voting ends Friday 2nd July at 23:59:59 UTC.

 1. http://lists.debian.org/debian-vote/2004/06/msg00082.html
 2. http://www.debian.org/vote/2004/vote_004
 3. http://www.debian.org/social_contract

Debian at LinuxTag 2004. The Debian project [4]annonced that it will
attend the upcoming [5]LinuxTag in Karlsruhe, Germany, which takes
place from June 23rd to June 26th. There will be a Debian booth and a
Linux porting booth in the exhibition hall and a Skolelinux class room
in the conference building. In addition to this a Debian mini
[6]conference is organised on Thursday, June 24th. They keynote for
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