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Debian 4.0: Not for the Average User

Apr 10, 2007, 16:30 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

"Yeah, you have (probably) already heard about the new stable release of one of the oldest Linux distributions around, Debian 4.0 (codename 'Etch'), a distribution that inspired many of the popular Linux operating systems you (probably) use today, like Ubuntu, Xandros or MEPIS for example. Now, you may wonder what it brings new to the Linux world, right? Well, I am sorry to say this, but I really don't see anything new in this version of Debian; and when you think it cross my mind to ditch Ubuntu for it, shame on me for having such treacherous thoughts! Now seriously, this release brings new features, new software and a lot of improvements over the previous version, Sarge..."

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