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"Trisquel, which was added to the list last December, has issued its 3.0 release, codenamed 'Dwyn.' It is the first in a new series of short term support releases that will be updated every six months with new software to add features, improved performance, and hardware compatibility.

"Kongoni, named after the Shona word for 'gnu,' is based in Africa. For optimal performance with minimal bandwidth requirements, it uses a packaging system called "ports" that downloads programs as source and builds them automatically.

"Both Trisquel and Kongoni are calling for more contributors to help. Trisquel is seeking mirrors, package maintainers, beta testers, translators, and documentation writers. Kongoni is looking for people to help with publicity, and writing new package ports."

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