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SteamOS "Brewmaster" Is Valve's New Debian 8.1 Based Version

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Brewmaster is Valve's codename for the next version of SteamOS currently available in a preview state. SteamOS Brewmaster is based on Debian 8.1 stable.

SteamOS Brewmaster is in an early preview state where Valve is soliciting the feedback of the gaming community. SteamOS Brewmaster is available in ISO and ZIP format and is the successor to SteamOS Alchemy. Brewmaster is powered by the Linux 3.18 LTS kernel with various SteamOS patches on top.

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Q4OS 1.2.5 Linux Will Soon Have Live ISO Images, Still Based on Debian 8.1

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The developers of the Q4OS Linux distribution built around the Trinity Desktop Environment (TDE) and derived from the popular Debian GNU/Linux 8.1 (Jessie) operating system had the pleasure of informing Softpedia about the immediate availability for download of Q4OS 1.2.5.

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Proxmox Virtual Environment 4.0 Will Offer Linux Containers (LXC), Based on Debian 8

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Proxmox Server Solutions GmbH, the company behind the open-source server virtualization platform Proxmox Virtual Environment (VE), a Linux kernel-based operating system derived from Debian GNU/Linux, announced the immediate availability for download and testing of Proxmox Virtual Environment 4.0 Beta 1.

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Debian Moves to FFmpeg and Drops Libav

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The Debian project has undergone some major changes in the past couple of years, and it looks like more are on their way. Developers have announced that Libav will no longer ship as default on Debian, and it will be replaced by FFmpeg.

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Run Any Windows Application in the Robolinux 7.9.2 Operating System

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Robolinux, a Linux distribution based on Debian featuring various flavors that let users run any Windows application, has been upgraded to version 7.9.2 and is now available for download.

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Striving for more diversity at DebConf15

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DebConf is not just for Debian Developers, we welcome all members of our community active in different areas, like translation, documentation, artwork, testing, specialized derivatives, and many other ways that help make Debian better.

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Chrome, Debian Linux, and the secret binary blob download riddle

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Security
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"Anyway, I haven't said that banning such software from Debian would be the only solution... but at least these incidents come far too frequent recently, so apparently something needs to be done at Debian level to pro-actively prevent future cases/compromises like this."

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SteamOS Finally Gets Update with the Liberation Font

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Valve's SteamOS has been updated once more and the developers have upgraded many of the default packages. More importantly, they have also added a new font called Liberation, which was requested by the community.

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3 Ways To Improve Debian And I Haven't Even Booted It Yet

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I have written a guide showing how to dual boot Windows 8 and Debian. The one thing I commend the Debian developers on is making the dual boot easy. I didn't have to choose the location of the EFI partition as the installer worked it out for itself.

Therefore having worked out that the best option is to use the network install link on the Debian homepage the rest was quite simple.

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Voyager X8 Is an Interesting and Fast OS Based on Debian 8.1 and Xfce 4.12

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Voyager X8 is a new Linux distribution based on Debian 8.1 "Jessie", and it uses the Xfce 4.12 desktop environment. The developers have integrated a large number of apps, and they've also made sure that it runs on systems with UEFI.

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