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Debian Linux was important: Will it continue to be?

Feb 08, 2011, 23:34 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"When I asked the rhetorical question, "Is Debian Linux still relevant?" I knew I'd cause a ruckus. But, I also felt the question needed to be asked: For Debian's own good.

"Seriously.

"Not everyone, to no surprise, agrees with me. My buddy Joe "Zonker" Brockmeier wrote, "Debian has never been a user-friendly distribution, or one that was really targeted at a mainstream audience. Debian 6.0 continues a long tradition of shipping a brand-new stable release that is already outdated, with little to appeal to new users.""

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