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Debian 6 Has A Few Rough Spots: Review

Feb 25, 2011, 15:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Brooks)

"This latest release from the Debian project will play well in server deployments that draw on open-source components.

"Version 6 of Debian GNU/Linux, the popular open-source project that bills itself as "the universal operating system," hit the Internet on 'Superbowl Sunday', packing a trove of updated applications and a pair of new editions to burnish its universal billing.

"The distribution, which already stands out for its broad processor architecture support — spanning 12 architectures — branches out in version 6 with 32- and 64-bit editions based on the FreeBSD kernel. These new editions, while rough around the edges, open new opportunity for technology sharing among separate open-source operating systems and indicate that the project that gave birth to Ubuntu Linux continues to drive open source in new directions."

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