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INFO: Debian Lenny Stable point release update

For those of you who are waiting for Debian Lenny’s update release, I would like to tell you that it is coming soon. How soon? Tomorrow, yes that’s on 11th April 2009. From Lenny onwards, Debian has decided to number the version in a 3-figure format. So for example: Debian Lenny Release was called:¬† 5.0.0 […]

HOWTO: Upgrading to Debian 5.0 Lenny from Debian 4.0 Etch

Purpose: This is quick guide to show how you can upgrade to the latest stable release of Debian – 5.0 (Lenny). You can also read more information about the release here. Step 1: Change your sources.list file nano /etc/apt/sources.list Change all the instances of “etch” to “lenny”. Save and quit the file. Your file should […]

Info: Counting total number of packages under Debian Linux

Purpose: To count the total number of packages in the Debian distribution. I have read on many websites that Debian has the most number of packages than any other Linux distribution out there.¬† Also as per Debian, there are 18000+ packages¬† in Debian. This got me curious and I decided to query the total number […]

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