Massive scale installation and management tools for Debian GNU / Linux (part 1)

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| You have 5,000 or 50,000 machines to install and manage across the country,
| at a thousand distant locations into your enterprise.
| Such massive GNU / Linux installation and management for corporations needs
| suitable tools or become a nightmare.
|
| Debian GNU / Linux has some options, that can even be used for other
| distributions.
|
| It evolved its tools since 1993 to ease the sysadmin work.
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http://www.techforce.com.br/index.ph...ment_tools_p_1

An evolutionary change to the Debian source package format

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| I look at this as very much of an evolutionary change, not a revolutionary
| change, to the debian source format. Most packages will continue to
| use .diff.gz for a long while, but packages whose maintainers chafe under
| that format will have another one to choose from.
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http://kitenet.net/~joey/blog/entry/...ackage_format/


Related:

75 minutes to close a bug

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| Today at 11:04am (GMT, or Greenwich Time), Debian developer Erich Schubert
| reported about a bug in Serendipity. According to his blog, it took him 10
| minutes to close it, and he reported it to the guys over at Serendipity.
|
| And at 12:09pm (GMT), another Debian developer named Thijs Kinkhorst had
| uploaded a corrected version from upstream to Debian unstable, and he already
| found out that Sarge and Etch were not affected.
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http://wolfgang.lonien.de/?p=355


Debian Project Leader Election 2007 Results

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| *The winner of the election is Sam Hocevar.
|
| * * * * I would like to thank all the candidates for their service to
| *the project, for standing for the post of project leader, and for
| *offering the developers a strong and viable group of candidates.
|
| * * * * Finally, I would like to congratulate Sam Hocevar, the
| *Project Leader-elect, for his success.
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http://lxer.com/module/newswire/view/85248/index.html