Dotdeb packages are now signed!

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After many requests from several users and after many months of promise, the Dotdeb repositories are GPG-signed. Yes, you can now get rid of the annoying “WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated!” message! Waiting for a dotdeb-keyring package, you just have to get the key¬†and add it to your trusted keys’ keyring : gpg… 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 »

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 »

Mirroring Dotdeb

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If Dotdeb is useful for you and if you want to mirror it, just add a cron job to¬†periodically fetch the packages : rsync -a –delete rsync.dotdeb.org::packages/ /your/local/path/rsync -a –delete rsync.dotdeb.org::packages/ /your/local/path/ Then, if you wish your mirror to appear on the mirrors list, send me its full URL. Note 1 : mirroring once a… Read more »