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MEPIS Begins Return to Debian Linux with Alpha Release

Aug 02, 2007, 21:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

"As expected, Warren Woodford of MEPIS Linux has announced that the next version of SimplyMEPIS 6.9.51 will be based on Debian Linux instead of Ubuntu.

"As Woodford explained recently, he is switching MEPIS from using Ubuntu to using Debian as its base operating system because Ubuntu's 'Dapper was not updated in the way our users expected... The fact is Dapper was updated with security fixes, but not with new versions of the applications...'"

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