List of Debian Based Linux Distributions and Live Cd’s

Most of the people want to know the list of debian based linux distributions and live cd’s list and finally here it is.

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How to: Install .rpm Files in Debian and Ubuntu

Some time you might find some applications are having only .rpm files but you want a .deb package for your debian,Ubuntu and other debian derived ditributions.If you can’t find .deb debian package in any of the debian, ubuntu repositories or elsewhere, you can use the alien package converter to install the .rpm file.

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The Mozilla Scandal: What can happen to Debian and Ubuntu?

Now that Debian is not allowed to use the Firefox name without showing every patch to Mozilla, people are boycotting Firefox. That is not all that will come of this though. How will this affect Ubuntu? Could Mozilla turn into a Microsoft, only caring about trademarks? This article attempts to clear things up about the Mozilla trademark situation.

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Debian Etch Beta 3 Graphical Installer Screenshot Tour

The Debian Installer team is proud to announce the third beta release of the installer for Debian GNU/Linux Etch. Major new features introduced with this release includes the option to install using a graphical user interface on i386 and amd64.

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Installing Debian GNU/Linux using debootstrap

Most Debian GNU/Linux neophytes find that distribution’s default installer a bit difficult and ugly. While developers are working on a new installer for Debian Etch, there is a fully baked command-line alternative today: debootstrap.

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New installer gives Debian Etch an edge

The Debian Installer team has released the third beta of its installer for Etch, the next version of Debian. According to the announcement, there is now an optional graphical installer for the i386 and AMD64 platforms, and you can now set up encrypted partitions during installation. Not all features are present yet in this beta.

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Debian Sarge would cost $ 175 BILLION to develop

Check out this chart. It shows statistics on Debian Sarge and estimates that if it wasn’t open source, it would be horribly expensive! Also see how many lines of code and what languages are used in the development of Debian.

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