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Debian 5.0 Lenny, finally ready. Happy 15th Anniversary.

After the delay for releasing the new distribution of Debian, the mother of many distros, such as Ubuntu, Knoppix, or Lenny (Debian 5.0), it has finally seen the light. Few days ago they replicated the distro to all the mirrors so that you can now celebrate the 15th anniversary of the distribution. Download is available by both HTTP & Torrent.

After 22 months of development Debian 5.0 has been presented. The free operating system supports twelve arquitcturas constant. Debian GNU / Linux is a free operating system that supports a total of twelve architectures, Sun SPARC (sparc), HP Alpha (alpha), Motorola / IBM PowerPC (powerpc), Intel IA-32 (i386), IA-64 (ia64) HP PA-RISC (hppa), MIPS (mips, mipsel), ARM (arm, Armel), IBM S/390 (s390), and AMD’s AMD64 and Intel EM64T (amd64). Apart from the most popular desktop environments: KDE, GNOME, Xfce and LXDE.

Why * BSD is dying? SuperFunny :)

This is a super funny video explaining why BSD is dying. You really should watch this for a good laugh :). Though Please don’t get us wrong we love BSD, but can’t persist this funny video.

FreeBSD 7.1 RELEASE is now Available

FreeBSD 7.1 has been officially announced few weeks back, this version of FreeBSD has incorporated some changes and some improvements over its predecessor RELEASE FreeBSD 7.0 including:

  • The ULE scheduler is now the default in the kernel of the i386 and amd64 architectures.
  • DTrace is completely ported to FreeBSD from OpenSolaris.
  • BootLoader is amended to allow boot from USB devices.
  • Upgrade to KDE 3.5.10 and upgrade to GNOME 2.22.3.
  • Now we can download all the discs in one DVD just for the i386 and amd64 architectures (quite good news for those who bothered much of jogging cds all the time).

for those interested in learning more about new features, bugs fixes, changes in FreeBSD 7.1, please check the official FreeBSD announcement.