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- Official site. One of the most important distributions, uses only Free Software as defined by FSF. Descriptions (Social Contract, partners, donations), news, sources, packages, documents, support, developer corner.
- Manual for experienced users wishing to learn more about Debian. In HTML, plain text, PS, PDF; English, Deutsch, Español, Português, Français, Italiano; short and full length versions.
#debian FAQ Wiki
- Information about this IRC channel, and common questions and answers about Debian installation and use.
Debian bug tracking system
- Debian GNU/Linux's bug tracking system, which files details of bugs reported by users and developers. Each of these bugs are given a number, and are kept on file until they are marked as having been dealt with.
- Search for Debian official packages in any of the three branches - stable, testing and unstable - by keyword, section and other criteria.
Debian Security Information
- Debian security alerts from 1997 to today, containing descriptions of the security problems, and the location of the available fixes for the user's platform.
- User contributed/edited documentation.
- Gives the development details and history of this fork.
The debian-mentors FAQ
- Mailing list FAQ.
- Attaches categories to packages, creating a set of useful structured metadata that can be used to implement more advanced ways of presenting, searching, maintaining and navigating the Debian package archive. Project information, news, and FAQs.
- Scripts to convert a non-Debian server to Debian.
Distribution news: Debian Weekly News
- Debian specific news and links. Updates weekly.
Experiences with Debian
- Blog about experiences with Debian.
Mailing list archives
- Contains the archives of all publicly available Debian mailing lists.
Official CD Images
- Walks the user through obtaining CDs, if needed, for installation.
- Aggregation of blogs of a number of Debian developers.
Resources for Debian GNU/Linux Installation on a Dell Inspiron 5100 Laptop
- A compilation of information for a Debian install from scratch. Provides a starting point for those interested in getting a working installation.
Why is package X not in testing yet?
- Provides output from the package system, indicating the progress of packages into the testing distribution.
My Workstation OS: Debian
- Desktop use review, focusing on the packaging system. [Linux.com] (November 23, 2004)
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