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Ian Of Debian Will Sun Himself

Ian Murdock of the Debian project will move into the world of Solaris as he joins Sun Microsystems as Chief Operating Platforms Officer.

GNOME Released With New Search

Version 2.14 of GNOME’s desktop for Linux or UNIX systems contains a new integration of a desktop search bar that can search the local machine or several search engines online.

Ubuntu Dapper Needs Some Tailoring

The next release of Ubuntu Linux, codenamed Dapper, needs to have some stray threads clipped, prompting the project’s founder to suggest a short delay of its release date.

Security Administration with Debian GNU/Linux

Debian has a package manager (DPKG) that resolves dependency problems automatically. It help us to automatically keep up to date programs looking for new versions on the internet, resolving and completing the files and libraries dependencies which a package requires, making system administration easy and keeping us up to date with the new security changes. It also shows some important and substantial security features: it doesn’t have commercial goals, also doesn’t obey mercantile urgencies, It has a good pursuit of errors, problems are fixed in less than 48 hours and it’s priority is to develop a complete and reliable operating system.