Debian 7.0 “Wheezy” has been released

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Now that Debian 7.0 “Wheezy” has been released, I’m glad to announce that it’s supported by Dotdeb. Feel free to change your sources.list and to upgrade your boxes. About Wheezy & Dotdeb Wheezy is supported as of today and these packages will be maintained : PHP : 5.4 and 5.5 (as soon as it’s GA)… Read more »

Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” has been released

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Today is a great day for the Debian community : Debian Squeeze has been released. After 24 months of constant development, the Debian Project is proud to present its new stable version 6.0 (code name Squeeze). Debian 6.0 is a free operating system, coming for the first time in two flavours. Alongside Debian GNU/Linux, Debian GNU/kFreeBSD… Read more »

Etch security support discontinued by Debian on Feb. 15th…

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The Debian security team announced that Debian 4.0 “Etch” security support  will be ended on February 15th, 2010 : Security Support for Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 to be discontinued on February 15th One year after the release of Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 alias ‘lenny’ and nearly three years after the release of Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias ‘etch’… Read more »

Dotdeb : Debian 5.0 “Lenny” support in progress…

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Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 “Lenny” has been published on last Valentine’s day. Although most of the Dotdeb packages for the previous release, “Etch”, are compatible with Lenny, it is now time for Dotdeb to have dedicated packages for this new distribution. I’m actually kind of busy at work, but I managed to build and upload the… Read more »

How to package PHP extensions by yourself

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I often receive emails telling me that Dotdeb is a great tool, but that some useful packages are missing, such as some PECL extensions. I wish I could maintain many and many packages, but I don’t think it’s a good idea for the Dotdeb’s overall quality and for my free time 😉 Sorry for that. Then,… Read more »

ClamAV removed from Dotdeb

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FYI, ClamAV has been removed from Dotdeb, since it is more actively maintained on Debian Volatile. Volatile is now part of the Debian project and will be activated by default on Debian Lenny. Its goal is to provide up-to-date packages of some specific pieces of software (ClamAV, Spamassassin for example). Please use it instead of… Read more »