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Updated Debian 6.0: 6.0.9 released

The Debian project is pleased to announce the ninth update of its oldstable distribution Debian 6.0 (codename “squeeze”). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the oldstable release, along with a few adjustments for serious problems. Security advisories were already published separately and are referenced where available.

Updated Debian 7: 7.3 released

The Debian project is pleased to announce the third update of its stable distribution Debian 7 (codename `wheezy’). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustments for serious problems. Security advisories were already published separately and are referenced where available.

Updated Debian 6.0: 6.0.8 released

The Debian project is pleased to announce the eighth update of its oldstable distribution Debian 6.0 (codename `squeeze’). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the oldstable release, along with a few adjustments for serious problems. Security advisories were already published separately and are referenced where available.

Updated Debian 6.0: 6.0.5 released

The Debian project is pleased to announce the fifth update of its stable distribution Debian 6.0 (codename `squeeze’). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustments for serious problems. Security advisories were already published separately and are referenced where available.

Updated Debian 5.0: 5.0.10 released

The Debian project is pleased to announce the tenth and final update of its oldstable distribution Debian 5.0 (codename `lenny’). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the oldstable release, along with a few adjustments for serious problems. Security advisories were already published separately and are referenced where available.

Updated Debian 6.0: 6.0.4 released

The Debian project is pleased to announce the fourth update of its stable distribution Debian 6.0 (codename “squeeze” ). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustments to serious problems. Security advisories were already published separately and are referenced where available.

Third Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” update arrives

The Debian project has announced the release of the third update to version 6.0, “Squeeze”, of its Debian Linux distribution. The update to the current stable release focuses on addressing security vulnerabilities and bugs found in the previous versions, as well as updating a number of included packages.

How To Configure Automatic Updates On Debian Squeeze

This tutorial shows how to configure a Debian Squeeze system to have package updates installed automatically without user interaction. In addition to that I will show you what needs to be done to have the system email you about available updates on a daily basis.

Updated Debian 6.0: 6.0.2 released

The Debian project is pleased to announce the first update of its stable distribution Debian 6.0 (codename “Squeeze”). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustments to serious problems.

How to Update the Debian Lenny Kernel

Debian is a version of Linux established in 1993. It has three distinct release branches: stable, testing and unstable. Debian “Lenny” was released on November 27, 2010, and is the current stable distribution as of 2010. Updating the kernel in Debian is accomplished through the built-in “apt-get” update system.

Even More Debian Updates, Flash Security

I have 42 updates this morning between the two computers on which I run Debian. These include a new kernel and updates for things ranging from cpio and tar to texlive to apt to openssl to gtk2.

Upgrading a SE Linux system to Debian/Testing (Squeeze)

Debian/Squeeze (the next release of Debian) will be released some time later this year. Many people are already upgrading test servers, and development systems and workstations that are used to develop code that will be deployed next year.

2 Click Update For Ubuntu / Debian Based Systems [Bash Script]

2clickUpdate is a bash script which automates the update process on Ubuntu / Debian systems. The script doesn’t just simply install the updates, but also cleans the downloaded packages (also removes orphaned packages) and so on.

Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 updated

The Debian project is pleased to announce the fourth update of its stable distribution Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 (codename “lenny”). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustments for serious problems.

Setting up Debian with up to date packages

After going down the compiling route, as in my previous post due to the same out dated problems I actually found a useful and up-to-date repository. Along with this, my bias towards Debian drastically strengthed. Which after many years of working on a a variety of other distro’s never quiet happened.

Updating Debian with Ubuntu

I wanted to install Ubuntu 9.04 (jaunty) instead of Debian (Etch) because Debian (Etch) became «old stable», cannot be updated via regular Gnome Update Manager and most of my friends used Ubuntu.

Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 updated

Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 updated – The Debian project is pleased to announce the second update of its stable distribution Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 (codename “lenny”). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustment to serious problems.

The Debian Adventure, Part 13: Updates, and BUM

Our satellite Internet service has a download cap during “normal” day and evening hours, but downloads are unlimited from midnight to 7 am. So when I was up in the early morning hours, I decided it was time to install all the latest updates to my Debian Lenny desktop.

Upgrading Multiple Debian Machines Quickly With approx

If you have multiple Debian machines to administer, approx can help you get them updated and upgraded more quickly and using less bandwidth.

Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 updated

Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 updated. The Debian project is pleased to announce the first update of its stable distribution Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 (codename “lenny”). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustment to serious problems.

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 updated

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 updated. The Debian project is pleased to announce the eighth update of its oldstable distribution Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 (codename “etch”). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the oldstable release, along with a few adjustment to serious problems.


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