Debian version 5.0 has been released. It is recommended that you upgrade the system to latest version. Upgrading remote Debian server is a piece of cake. In this tutorial, you will learn about upgrading Debian Linux server from Etch to Lenny over ssh session.
Didn’t take long to release new updated version.
The Debian project is pleased to announce the sixth update of its stable distribution Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 (codename “etch”). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustment to serious problems. This update has been rated as having important security impact. You are advised to upgrade system ASAP.
Debian 5 php5 package has serious security issues as follows:
To prevent Denial of Service attacks by exhausting the number of available temporary file names, the max_file_uploads option introduced in PHP 5.3.1 has been backported.
Earlier today someone in IRC chat room pointed out me an easter egg (hidden feature or message in a game or software or sound track) for Ubuntu Linux.
apt-get command easter egg
Open your terminal and type the command:
(__) (oo) /------\/ / | || * /\---/\ ~~ ~~ ...."Have you mooed today?"...
aptitude command easter egg
Also try out following at a shell prompt:
aptitude -v moo
There really are no Easter Eggs in this program.
Now try one more time:
aptitude -vv moo
Didn't I already tell you that there are no Easter Eggs in this program?
Heh, keep adding more v options to a command:
aptitude -vvv moo
aptitude -vvvvv moo
I’m sure there are more easter eggs. I’d love to read about more hidden features in the comments section below.
Finally Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 updated.
The Debian project has updated the stable distribution Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 (codename Etch). This update adds security updates to the stable release, together with a few corrections to serious problems. As always, the first point release also corrects a few issues that have been noticed too late in the release process to stop the release, but still should be fixed.
As usual, upgrading to this revision online is done by running the apt-get / aptitude package tool.
Download Debian 4.0r1
=> Visit official site.