Debian was one of the first Linux distributions, and it pioneered much of what we take for granted in Linux systems today. But has Debian had its day? More here
The release last month of Debian 5.0, codenamed “lenny”, has certainly been a success, but Debian has always been seen as a distribution made by geeks, for geeks, and has had trouble attracting new users.
In a world where Ubuntu combines Debian’s package management technology, up-to-date software and a fixed six-month release cycle, is Debian still relevant as a distribution?