Most of the people want to know the list of debian based linux distributions and live cd’s list and finally here it is.
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.
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.
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.
The author of the Technews blog apparently responded to criticisms over his borderline trolling over Ubuntu fanaticism by writing an intelligent comparison between Debian and Ubuntu. It is one of the best comparisons of both distros I’ve read and explains a good deal about why Ubuntu may be so popular.