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Submission + - Debian 7.0 ("Wheezy") released

anarcat writes: After two years since the last Debian release (6.0, nicknamed "squeeze"), the Debian release team finally published Debian 7.0 (nicknamed "Wheezy"). A newly created blog has details on the release, which features multi-arch support (e.g. you can now install packages for both i386 and amd64 on the same install), improvements to multimedia support (no need for third party repositories!) and improved security through hardening flags.

Debian 7.0 also ships with the controversial Gnome 3 release, and the release notes explicitly mention how to revert to the more familiar "Gnome classic" interface. Finally, we can also mention the improved support for virtualization infrastructure with pre-built images available for Amazon EC2, Windows Azure and Google Compute Engine. Debian 7.0 also ships with the OpenStack suite and the Xen Cloud Platform.

More details on the improvements can be found in the release notes and the Debian wiki.

Submission + - One of the largest ISP in Finland ordered to block (

An anonymous reader writes: The district court in Finland has ordered Elisa, one of the largest Finnish ISPs to block access to the Pirate Bay IP addressess and domain name or else they're getting a fine. Elisa is going to complain about the decision. Elisa says that the decision is so complex and difficult, so it's important to get a decision from a higher court.

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