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General Resolution: Diversity statement, first call for votes

Hi, This is the first call for votes for the General Resolution about a diversity statement.

Debian Project News – April 30th, 2012

Welcome to this year’s ninth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include: * Deploy your own “cloud” with Debian “Wheezy” * Debian Tour in Nicaragua * Debian at ESRF * Bits from the DPL * Interviews * Other news * Upcoming events * New Debian Contributors * […]

Debian Project News – April 16th, 2012

Welcome to this year’s eight issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include…:

(deferred) bits from the DPL: March 2012

Dear project members, here is my monthly DPL activity report, this time for last March. It is delayed by a couple of weeks because, myself being both incumbent and candidate DPL, I preferred not to use d-d-a during the voting period unless really needed. Apologies for the delay (or the unneeded paranoia, you name it).

Bits from the 5th Debian Groupware Meeting

The fifth Debian Groupware Meeting[1] was held in the LinuxHotel, Essen, Germany[2]. Eight persons attended which is an all time high! This is a short summary of what happened during the weekend:

Debian Project News – April 2nd, 2012

Welcome to this year’s seventh issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include: * Bits from Debian Med team * Debian joins the OSI * Report from DSA Team sprint * “Fascinating”: a Debian based tricorder * So long, and thanks for all the news * Interviews * […]

Report from the Front desk and DAM sprint

Hello everyone, I’m happy to tell you that we not only survived a front desk and DAM meeting a little while ago but also continued on the course we set there. [1] Thanks to the generous hosting of Credativ in Mönchengladbach, Germany, we were able to meet and finally start out on the last bits […]

Bits from the Apache Maintainers / Upcoming apache2 2.4 transition

This is the first “Bits from the Apache Maintainers” announcement ever. There are lots of changes coming up and following a well-established practice we are going to announce some of them here.

Debian Project News – March 20th, 2012

Welcome to this year’s sixth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include…

Bits from Debian Med team

Hi, in this bits: 1. Debian Med Bug Squashing Advent Calendar 2011 2. Anniversary of Debian Med 3. Second Debian Med sprint (Southport, 27th-29th January 2012) 4. Mentoring of Month (MoM) 5. DDs who came to Debian because of Debian Med 6. Future plans 7. General lessons learned

Debian Project News – March 5th, 2012

Welcome to this year’s fifth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include…

bits from the DPL for February 2012

Howdy, dear Project Members, here’s another round of updates about what has happened in DPL land, this time during February 2012.

Misc Developer News (#29)

In this issue: + New Iceweasel add-on to help looking up developer sites + Realtime collaborative text editing services for Debian + DEP9: Availability of reconf-inetd (replacement of update-inetd) + Security tracker improvements + Derivatives census improvements + mentors.d.n software upgrade + Support for the copyright format 1.0 (developed as DEP 5)

Debian Project News – February 20th, 2012

Welcome to this year’s fourth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include….:

First Debian Edu Squeeze based release candidate, 6.0.4 edu rc1

Debian Edu aka Skolelinux is a Linux distribution based on Debian providing an out-of-the box environment of a completely configured school network. It contains setup for a school server, PXE booting for diskless machines, setup for installing stationary workstations and setup for workstations that can be taken away from the school network.

Debian Position on Software Patents

The Debian Project maintains a critical stance towards software patents: we consider software patents to be a threat to Free Software and an obstacle to the Debian mission of providing an entirely Free operating system for everyone’s use.

New machine for Debian archive main mirror

The Debian Project is pleased to announce that the hardware behind “ftp.debian.org” has recently been replaced, with the help of Studenten Net Twente (SNT) and HP. The new machine is an 8-core Intel Xeon machine with 48 GB of memory and a total of 6 TB (on RAID 10) of local storage. The new server […]

Debian Project News – February 6th, 2012

Welcome to this year’s third issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include:

Bits from the Debian GNU/Hurd porters

Greetings, It is half a year since the last “Bits from Debian GNU/Hurd porters[1]”, here is an update on the port[2].

bits from the DPL for January 2012

Dear Developers, here is another monthly report of what happened in DPL-land, this time for January 2012. There’s quite a bit to report about — including an insane amount of legal-ish stuff — so please bare with me. Or not.

Bits from the Release Team

In this update: – New Blood – The Freeze – Relase Goals – Documentation – Changes in Testing – Semi-automated removal from testing – Help wanted/Bug Squashing Parties

Bits from the piuparts maintainers

Hi, I thought it’s been a long time since the last bits from the piuparts maintainers on debian-devel-announce, but actually it’s seems this is a first time! And this pretty good sums up the main news: I’m happy to announce that piuparts is again maintained by a team and thus have closed the RFH #584125.

Debian Project News – January 23rd, 2012

Welcome to this year’s second issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community.

Misc Developer News (#28)

In this issue: + Debian Member Porfolio Service + Release goals bugs displayed in the PTS + Transitions displayed in the PTS + dh_linktree helper tool + Patch Tagging Guidelines: DEP-3 moved to ACCEPTED status

Debian Project News – January 9th, 2012

Welcome to this year’s first issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include:

bits from the DPL for December 2011

Dear Developers, here is a status update of what has been going on in DPL land during December 2011. It is shorter than usual as I took a couple of vacation periods off during last month, for family reasons.

Misc Developer News (#27)

In this issue: + Planet Debian Derivatives + win32-loader.exe now eases access to the GNU/Hurd Debian-Installer + Wiki bugstatus extended to Launchpad bugs + dh-exec enters unstable + derivatives patch generation prototype

Debian Project News – December 14th, 2011

Welcome to this year’s fifteenth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include…

bits from the DPL for November 2011

Dear Project Members, another month has passed, it’s time to bother you again about what has happened in DPL land in November (this time, with even less delay than the last one, ah!).

bits from the DPL for October 2011

Dear Developers or, better, Dear Project Members (see below), I swear I won’t rejoice ever again of a calm month such as September!

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