Alexander Reichle-Schmehl | 12 Jan 23:02 2009

Debian Project News - January 12th, 2009

Debian Project News
Debian Project News - January 12th, 2009

Welcome to this year's 1st issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian
community. This issue is dedicated to [1]Thiemo Seufer, who died on 26
December 2008 in a tragic car accident.


Topics covered in this issue include:

 * Bits from the Debian CD team
 * Bits from the Debian Installer team
 * Results from the "Lenny release GR"

Bits from the Debian CD team

Frans Pop sent [2]Bits from the Debian CD team, summarizing various
changes affecting the installation media for the upcoming release of
Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 "Lenny".
The most notable change is the replacement of the Xfce installation
disc with a "light desktop" installation disc for installing Xfce or
LXDE. Furthermore, all four major desktop environments (GNOME, KDE,
Xfce and LXDE) are directly installable from the first DVD image; the
desktop environment to be installed can now be chosen via the boot

(Continue reading)