"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...'"