Bits from Debian
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New Debian Developers and Maintainers (November and December 2019)  14h00 26 janvier
The following contributors got their Debian Developer accounts in the last two months: Louis-Philippe Véronneau (pollo) Olek Wojnar (olek) Sven Eckelmann (ecsv) Utkarsh Gupta (utkarsh) Robert Haist (rha) The following contributors were added as Debian Maintainers in the last two months: Denis...
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Debian welcomes its new Outreachy interns  10h20 29 novembre
Debian continues participating in Outreachy, and we’d like to welcome our new Outreachy interns for this round, lasting from December 2019 to March 2020. Anisa Kuci will work on Improving the DebConf fundraising processes, mentored by Karina Ture and Daniel Lange. Sakshi Sangwan will work on...
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New Debian Developers and Maintainers (September and October 2019)  14h00 26 novembre
The following contributors got their Debian Developer accounts in the last two months: Teus Benschop (teusbenschop) Nick Morrott (nickm) OndÅ ej KobliÅ ek (kobla) Clément Hermann (nodens) Gordon Ball (chronitis) The following contributors were added as Debian Maintainers in the last two months...
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Debian Donates to Support GNOME Patent Defense  16h00 28 octobre
Today, the Debian Project pledges to donate 5,000 to the GNOME Foundation in support of their ongoing patent defense. On October 23, we wrote to express our support for GNOME in an issue that affects the entire free software community. Today we make that support tangible. This is bigger than...
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The Debian Project stands with the GNOME Foundation in defense against patent trolls  08h00 23 octobre
In 2012, the Debian Project published our Position on Software Patents, stating the threat that patents pose to Free Software. The GNOME Foundation has announced recently that they are fighting a lawsuit alleging that Shotwell, a free and Open Source personal photo manager, infringes a patent. The...
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New Debian Developers and Maintainers (July and August 2019)  15h30 17 septembre
The following contributors got their Debian Developer accounts in the last two months: Keng-Yu Lin (kengyu) Judit Foglszinger (urbec) The following contributors were added as Debian Maintainers in the last two months: Hans van Kranenburg Scarlett Moore Congratulations
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salsa.debian.org: Postmortem of failed Docker registry move  11h20 20 août
The Salsa admin team provides the following report about the failed migration of the Docker container registry. The Docker container registry stores Docker images, which are for example used in the Salsa CI toolset. This migration would have moved all data off to Google Cloud Storage (GCS) and...
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Debian celebrates 26 years, Happy DebianDay   18h12 16 août
26 years ago today in a single post to the comp.os.linux.development newsgroup, Ian Murdock announced the completion of a brand new Linux release named Debian. Since that day we’ve been into outer space, typed over 1,288,688,830 lines of code, spawned over 300 derivatives, were enhanced with 6,155...
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New Debian Developers and Maintainers (May and June 2019)  08h00 03 août
The following contributors got their Debian Developer accounts in the last two months: Jean-Philippe Mengual (jpmengual) Taowa Munene-Tardif (taowa) Georg Faerber (georg) Kyle Robbertze (paddatrapper) Andy Li (andyli) Michal Arbet (kevko) Sruthi Chandran (srud) Alban Vidal (zordhak) Denis Briand ...
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DebConf19 closes in Curitiba and DebConf20 dates announced  21h40 27 juillet
Today, Saturday 27 July 2019, the annual Debian Developers and Contributors Conference came to a close. Hosting more than 380 attendees from 50 different countries over a combined 145 event talks, discussion sessions, Birds of a Feather (BoF) gatherings, workshops, and activities, DebConf19 was a...
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DebConf19 starts today in Curitiba  19h10 21 juillet
DebConf19, the 20th annual Debian Conference, is taking place in Curitiba, Brazil from from July 21 to 28, 2019. Debian contributors from all over the world have come together at Federal University of Technology - Paraná (UTFPR) in Curitiba, Brazil, to participate and work in a conference...
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DebConf19 invites you to Debian Open Day at the Federal University of Technology - Paraná (UTFPR), in Curitiba  16h30 20 juillet
DebConf, the annual conference for Debian contributors and users interested in improving the Debian operating system, will be held in Federal University of Technology - Paraná (UTFPR) in Curitiba, Brazil, from July 21 to 28, 2019. The conference is preceded by DebCamp from July 14 to 19, and the...
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Debian 10 buster has been released   01h25 07 juillet
You’ve always dreamt of a faithful pet? He is here, and his name is Buster We’re happy to announce the release of Debian 10, codenamed buster. Want to install it? Choose your favourite installation media and read the installation manual. You can also use an official cloud image directly on your...
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Upcoming Debian 10 buster   06h00 05 juillet
The Debian Release Team in coordination with several other teams are preparing the last bits needed for releasing Debian 10 buster on Saturday 6 July 2019. Please, be patient Lots of steps are involved and some of them take some time, such as building the images, propagating the release...
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DebConf19 Cheese and Wine Party  12h30 02 juillet
In less than one month we will be in Curitiba to start DebCamp and DebConf19 o This C&W is the 15th official DebConf Cheese and Wine party. The first C&W was improvised in Helsinki during DebConf 5, in the so-called French room. Cheese and Wine parties are now a tradition for DebConf....