Linux-Watch: Is Debian Dying?
Sep 23, 2006, 20:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
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"For a while, Debian was the community Linux darling. In its
heyday, Debian was known for its strong moral point of view and its
outstanding code. Numerous important distributions, such as
Linspire, Knoppix, and today's most popular distribution, Ubuntu,
have sprung from it. Things have changed.
"Today, Debian is a troubled distribution. In order to get
Debian GNU/Linux 4.0, codenamed etch, out the door by its scheduled
date of December 4, 2006, Dunc-Tank.org, a group of Debian
developers and fans, was formed..."