'Debian' Tag Index

The 9 Best Linux Distros
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published November 11, 2014
The best Linux distros, with a description of each distro to help you find one that’s best for you.
Tags: Linux, Ubuntu, Linux desktop, Debian, Fedora, Linux Distro
Graduating from Ubuntu
By Matt Hartley | Article Published March 24, 2014
A survey of alternate Linux distributions for those users seeking to broaden their horizons.
Tags: open source, Linux, Ubuntu, Debian, Arch Linux
Ubuntu vs. Debian
By Matt Hartley | Article Published July 15, 2013
Debian offers a speedy, stable desktop Linux experience—if you're willing to put in a little work.
Tags: open source, Linux, Ubuntu, Debian, desktop
Debian 7: The New Upstream
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published May 07, 2013
Just because the new Debian release isn't focused on the desktop doesn't mean it won't be influential.
Tags: open source, Linux, operating system, Debian, desktop
Nine Myths That Shouldn't Stop You From Trying Debian
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published April 02, 2013
Debian's reputation is out of keeping with what it actually offers.
Tags: open source, Linux, Debian, distribution, desktop
Top 10 Things Ubuntu Is Doing Right
By Matt Hartley | Article Published December 17, 2012
Its Debian foundations, strong brand name, Canonical support and many other features are helping Ubuntu bring Linux to a wider audience.
Tags: open source, Linux, Ubuntu, Debian, Canonical
Is Ubuntu Software Management User Friendly?
By Matt Hartley | Article Published December 04, 2012
The Ubuntu Software Center offers some benefits for newbies, but it's missing some key functionality.
Tags: open source, Linux, Ubuntu, Debian, software management, package management
Freedom from Ubuntu with Debian Alternatives
By Matt Hartley | Article Published December 05, 2011
Ubuntu is far from the only desktop Linux option.
Tags: Linux, Ubuntu, Debian, simply mepis
Top Linux Distros For Every Level User
By Matt Hartley | Article Published March 14, 2011
Linux distributions for every level of expertise, along with some to recommend to newer users.
Tags: open source, Linux, Ubuntu, Debian, Gentoo
Linux Leaders: Debian and Ubuntu Derivative Distros
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published March 03, 2011
Ubuntu and Debian have enormous influence in the Linux world due to the many distributions based on them.
Tags: Linux, Ubuntu, Linux downloads, Debian, KDE
Ubuntu: Where Did the Love Go?
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published February 22, 2011
Once the darling of the open source crowd, Ubuntu is now increasingly criticized.
Tags: Ubuntu, Linux downloads, Gnome, Debian, Shuttleworth
Debian 6.0: Stability and Power to the People
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published January 31, 2011
The Debian 6.0 relase puts to rest one longstanding myth while perpetuating another.
Tags: open source, Ubuntu, Linux desktop, Debian, firmware
Eight Completely Free Linux Distros (And One More)
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published January 25, 2011
Linux distributions that are completely free of proprietary software are a true rarity.
Tags: Linux, Linux desktop, Debian, free software, FOSS
Debian vs. Ubuntu: Contrasting Philosophies
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published June 28, 2010
Debian is more focused on software freedom and community development, while Ubuntu is more business-friendly and hierarchical.
Tags: Ubuntu, Linux desktop, Linux downloads, Gnome, Debian
Unbuntu vs. Debian: Which is Bigger?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published April 25, 2009
Depending on how you look at it, Ubuntu's gain could be Debian's loss.
Tags: Linux, server, Ubuntu, Debian, HP
Debian GNU/Linux 5.0: Flexible and (Almost) Free
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published February 19, 2009
Just as Debian supports both free and non-free installations, so it supports beginners and experts, and both those aware and ignorant of security options.
Tags: Linux, developer, software, Debian, desktop
Debian's Valentine to Users: Lenny
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published February 14, 2009
After much discussion and delay, the popular Debian Linux distro releases a significant update.
Tags: open source, Linux, Red Hat, Debian, Novell
Setting Up the Ideal Linux Desktop
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published January 20, 2009
An expert GNU/Linux user talks about choice of software, partitioning, distro preference and other options for a well-configured Linux desktop.
Tags: video, Linux desktop, Debian, Fedora, nVidia
The Secret Lives of Ubuntu and Debian Users
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published January 13, 2009
The Popularity Contest projects provide a revealing view into the habits of two sets of Linux desktop users.
Tags: open source, Ubuntu, Linux desktop, privacy, Debian
Is Ubuntu the Barack Obama of Linux?
By James Maguire | Article Published October 27, 2008
Although Ubuntu exists in a very different sphere than Barack Obama, it employs a strategy that is remarkably similar.
Tags: Ubuntu, Debian, GNU/Linux desktop, politics
Linux Distro to Newbies: Adapt or Leave!
By Matt Hartley | Article Published September 29, 2008
Major Linux distros ask new users to deal with non-supported hardware, use install methods that work only with certain distros, and handle snaufus with their peripherals.
Tags: Linux, software, wireless, Debian, malware




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