Alexander Reichle-Schmehl | 14 Jun 14:15 2010
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Debian Project News - June 14th, 2010

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June 14th, 2010                   http://debian.org/News/weekly/2010/05/
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Welcome to this year's fifth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian
community. Topics covered in this issue include:

  * Debian Community Poll
  * Automatic installation of hardware-specific packages
  * Desktop artwork and themes for Debian "Squeeze" 
  * Debian Installer string freeze coming up
  * Provisional list of talks for DebConf10
  * License usage in Debian
  * ... and much more.

Debian Community Poll
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After getting the idea during the recent Mini Debian Conference [8] in
Berlin, Torsten Werner prepared [9] a poll for users of the Debian
Operating System [10] asking different types of questions like the usage
of derivatives, about the Debian Free Software Guidelines [11] and
firmwares and of course releases.

   8 : http://wiki.debconf.org/wiki/Miniconf-LT-Berlin/2010
   9 : http://twerner.blogspot.com/2010/06/debian-community-poll.html
   10 : http://tinyurl.com/3y33ska
   11 : http://www.debian.org/social_contract#guidelines
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Alexander Reichle-Schmehl | 18 Jun 18:47 2010
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Debian Project At LSM/RMLL 2010

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Jund 18th, 2010                 http://www.debian.org/News/2010/20100618
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Debian Project At LSM/RMLL 2010

The Debian Project is happy to announce that it will be represented at
the Libre Software Meeting / Rencontres Mondiales du Logiciel Libre
(LSM/RMLL) event in Bordeaux, France, this year. At the booth, members
of the project will be available for questions and discussions and will
give a preview of Debian 6.0 "Squeeze", which is expected to be released
this year.

The Debian project invites users, developers and everyone else
interested to visit the booth and ask questions, discuss technical
issues and meet the Debian project and its developers in person.

As for the organized Debian booth, goodies and T-Shirts will be sold
there.

Debian related talks
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 * Debian Edu Blend - by Adreas Tille [1]
 * DebianEdu/Skolelinux - by Xavier Oswald [2]
 * Debian Accessibility Blend - by Andreas Tille [3]
 * The Debian GNU/Linux project - by Xavier Oswald [4]
 * FusionForge, one year and a half later - by Roland Mas [5]
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Alexander Reichle-Schmehl | 28 Jun 22:29 2010
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Debian Project News - June 28th, 2010

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June 28th, 2010                   http://debian.org/News/weekly/2010/06/
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Welcome to this year's sixth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the
Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include:

  * Bits from the Release Team
  * Call for volunteers for DebConf10
  * Debian Live Web Images Builder
  * Results from the Debian community poll
  * FAI workshop 2010
  * Debian Project at LSM/RMLL 2010
  * Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 "Lenny" updated
  * ... and much more.

Bits from the Release Team
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Release manager Adam D. Barratt sent Bits from the release team [9], in
which he welcomes Mehdi Dogguy to the team. Other enthusiastic Debian
Developers who are interested are invited to contact the team [10].

   9 : http://lists.debian.org/1276539279.17274.84.camel <at> kaa.jungle.aubergine.my-net-space.net
   10 : mailto:debian-release <at> lists.debian.org

Lots of transitions are finished, and in order to make the boot process
faster, parallel booting should be enabled by default [11].  "Squeeze"
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