State of Affairs

We are 3 months away from a proposed release-date. So lets see, where we stand. We have 2 major strings of action we need to work on simultaniously: Setting up infrastructure and preparing for release. The infrastructure is basicaly done, mostly needs a broom and a brush for some paint. …

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Our Blog got a Workover

After a few days of downtime or partial downtime WordPress has surrendered to agaidas thorough strive to have this blog bilangual in german and english. The english section is availabe at http://news.siduction.org, whereas the germal part is at http://de.news.siduction.org. some minor work is still to be done, in the backend as …

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First IRC-Tutorial

Tonight we had a first IRC-Tutorial  on OFTC Network, channel #siduction-college. hamatoma prepared and held a first lecture. His topic was GIT for beginners. we chose GIT as first topic because everyone who wants to contribute to siduction will have to know at least the basics of GIT. I have …

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Name-Dropping

Name-dropping is always nice, the more so, if done by the DPL himself. Not too long ago i did an interview with him for an essay on german linux magazine LinuxUser on the history of debian derivative distributions. The last chapter is still unwritten, as Debian Rolling, the derivative from …

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Making Friends

You’re always supposed to have a good relationship with your parents. I tried to befriend our parents, Debian, today by sending notice of our ‘soon to come’ existence to the Debian Derivatives mailing list. My reasoning was, the sooner the better. I was aware, there would be mockery about another …

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