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New packages in Debian 8.0 Jessie

[I liked the #newinwheezy effort for the last Debian release, so I tipped Mika off about it again this time] A short post about what is #newinjessie, Debian’s new 8.0 Jessie release. See Mika’s debian-devel post for more information. For this release cycle, I have uploaded two new packages: dtv-scan-tables - Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) initial scan files This is a new package which splits out the DVB initial scan files from linux-dvb-apps (see below). Read more →

FIGlet 2.2.5-1

I’ve uploaded FIGlet 2.2.5-1 to Debian. This long-overdue update resolves all the existing licensing issues, and allows the package to move back to main, after an extended period in non-free. _ _ _ __ _ _ _| | | || / _` | || |_| \_, \__,_|\_, (_) |__/ |__/ Read more →

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When sysadmining a number Debian machines, you start to get sick of the default login message very quickly (and they all start to look the same too!): Linux alpha 2.6.32-5-amd64 #1 SMP Wed May 18 23:13:22 UTC 2011 x86_64 The programs included with the Debian GNU/Linux system are free software; the exact distribution terms for each program are described in the individual files in /usr/share/doc/*/copyright. Debian GNU/Linux comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by applicable law. Read more →