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Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 'Slink' Frozen

Nov 04, 1998, 10:47 (0 Talkback[s])

Debian GNU/Linux
Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 'Slink' Frozen
November 3, 1998

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Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 'Slink' is now in a frozen state. The delay was due to the need to stabilize some key packages in the distribution. The release of Slink is scheduled for December 1998.

Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 'Potato' will be the next version of the Debian distribution. The name is taken from the character 'Mr. Potato Head' in the animated movie 'Toy Story.'

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Debian GNU/Linux is a free distribution of the GNU/Linux operating system. It is maintained and updated through the work of many users who volunteer their time and effort.

Linux kernel based operating systems are POSIX based, freely distributable, and includes features such as true multitasking, virtual memory, shared libraries, demand loading, proper memory management, TCP/IP networking, and other features consistent with Unix-type systems. It is used by individuals and organizations worldwide.

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Nils Lohner             E-Mail: lohner@debian.org
Debian Press Contact                    Press:  press@debian.org