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  • Coding on a Chromebook
    The terminal is actually a Debian terminal. Debian is a version (distribution) of Linux, so if you've used it or Ubuntu before, you'll be very familiar with the commands. - Source: / 4 months ago
  • Can I contribute to a redesign of the Debian website?
    Can't figure out Then you probably won't figure out the distribution either. The website is perfectly fine, if you know how to read and think. They have mainly been focusing on making Debian stable, so it's more about reading manuals than expecting user-friendliness from it. There's loads of userfriendly-focused linux distributions out there. Source: 11 months ago
  • Your guide to Debian iso downloads
    Https:// has a huge DOWNLOAD button. Source: 12 months ago
  • where all the isos are? (broken links)
    Links on the doesn't work. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Debian 12 froze. How to diagnose ?
    Https:// download the iso, dd to a pendrive and reinstall... Source: about 1 year ago
  • Yurt Calculator
    Image Creative Commons (CC) BY-SA-NC 2005-2017, developed, designed and written by René K. Müller Graphics & illustrations made with Inkscape, Tgif, Gimp, PovRay, Web-Site powered by FreeBSD & Debian/Linux - 100% Open Source. Source: about 1 year ago
  • pi-hole + unbound = not resolving anymore
    I have exactly the same issue. A while ago I have set up pi-hole and unbound on a raspi, with pihole pointing to the local unbound and unbound using directly the root servers. It worked fine for a while but somehow stopped working for domains. Source: about 1 year ago
  • pi-hole + unbound = not resolving anymore
    For sure and all its subs are the most important ones because I can't install anything on my machine, I didn't check other specific domains because generally I can surf the web with no problems. I just noticed some troubles with gmail and iCloud mail accounts in my mail client but didn't investigate further, could be not related but got no idea at this point, we'll see once the main issue is solved...... Source: about 1 year ago
  • pi-hole + unbound = not resolving anymore
    I was about to assume a lot, so I'll ask first a question: it's just ? Source: about 1 year ago
  • pi-hole + unbound = not resolving anymore
    On a machine running a fresh debian11 I installed pi-hole following this guide and everything was fine. I then installed also unbound because recursive dns is what I wanna achieve following this procedure but after the setup I can't resolve anymore, thus can't apt update/upgrade my same machine that is dns-ing 🤯. Source: about 1 year ago
  • I am installing Ubuntu
    Try or simply a year from today B-). Source: about 1 year ago
  • GCC missing in Ubuntu 22.10 for RISC-V 64-bit
    I'm using Ubuntu. I couldn't find an img file for Debian, at least not at ... Source: over 1 year ago
  • What Linux distro is best for RISC-V 64-bit emulators?
    Perusing around the website I got the impression that little effort has been put into keeping the Riscv64 port up to date. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Anyone using Debian Bookworm?
    If the default thing you get when blindly going to's front page still excludes the non-free-firmware and that's an ISO you have to search for, then the net result is the same. Source: over 1 year ago
  • DNS query on Debian only works if run from Windows first
    Yep, you read the title correctly. I have a Debian machine, where I'm running "dig", it failes with error "Connection to IP#53(IP) for failed: connection refused.". But if I then do "nslookup" from a Windows machine, then the dig command on Debian works. When running the first command on Debian that failes, I see in my DNS server (Pi-hole) that the request was actually successful.... Source: over 1 year ago
  • Help with finalizing NAS / Server build
    Well, this comes up a lot. It´s not a must. It is "...preferred". This is from the official wiki: ECC RAM is always preferred. ZFS makes use of checksum to ensure data integrity, which depends on the system memory being correct. This does not mean you should turn to other file systems when ECC memory is not possible, but it opens the door of failing to detect silent data corruption when the RAM generate... Source: over 1 year ago
  • I need to install debian 6 on an old machine I'm not sure which cd img to use.
    I need to install debian 6 on a old machine for historical purposes. So I went to and looked around. I found the full CD sets, DVDs, and all kinds of other isos. I'm not sure why there are like 50+ isos under full cds, same under dvds. Source: over 1 year ago
  • How would I install firmware in Debian (amdgpu and mediatek wifi) / Creating Home Directories
    I am using Debian testing which uses Linux 6.1.0-3 which should support the mt7922/mt7921e Wifi device. I have considered installing linux-firmware but I am hesitant because it is the last thing recommended on I also thought about downloading the files manually for the wifi but worry about how it won't automatically update. Source: over 1 year ago
  • what is the most privacy-friendly linux distro with plasma (kde)?
    Debian (apt manager, .deb app packages), KDE can be selected from's netboot installer. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Building The Cluster: First Steps
    I chose to use the Debian distribution for this Cluster. I used the Bittorrent download To obtain the DVD image. - Source: / over 1 year ago
  • Why do you use Debain
    Check your spelling. Did you mean Source: over 1 year ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Debian

10 Most Popular Linux Distros of the Year 2023
Currently, Debian runs the FreeBSD kernel or Linux kernel. Debian was developed by many volunteers who are managing this operating system amazingly. The significant advantage of Debian is its vast software support. Learn – Install Debian 12 Bullseye on VirtualBox
Top 5 Secure Operating Systems for Privacy and Anonymity
The Debian Project adheres to a rigorous set of principles, the Debian Social Contract. It outlines its relationship with the community and underlines its dedication to delivering a free and secure high-quality operating system. This contract and the Debian Free Software Guidelines ensure that the software within Debian's repositories respects your privacy and freedom.
Finding the Best Linux Distro for Your Organization
Debian has a Testing branch, similar to a beta version, it is an intermediary stage between Debian's unstable and stable branches. The Testing branch is intended for users who want a balance between access to newer software and a relatively stable system. Debian Testing gets new features and fixes before the stable Debian release, allowing users who are comfortable troubleshooting potential issues that might arise...
The best Linux distributions (operating systems)
Debian is what Ubuntu is based on, making it one of the oldest Linux distributions. It was released and developed in 1993. For a long time, the abundance of software packages for Debian was unsurpassed and it is still notable. Commercial programs are easy to install. Installation, maintenance and usage are intuitive and not particularly difficult for both Windows and Mac users. The package is managed via dpkg. For...
6 Best Free Alternatives to Windows for Advanced Users
Debian OS also offers a different variant for users to choose from and made the rolling release option available.
Best Top 20 Ubuntu Linux Alternatives (Pros and Cons)
It is based on Ubuntu and is a community-driven Linux distribution that is based on Debian. It comes with a lot of free and open-source apps and provides full out-of-the-box multimedia support for people who want to add their own software, like codecs for multimedia, to their PC. The Linux Mint project was started by Clément Lefèbvre and is still being worked on by the Linux Mint team and other users.
6 Best Linux Distributions That are Not Based on Ubuntu or Debian
So, you must be wondering — what about a list that talks about Linux distributions that are not based on Ubuntu or Debian?
Best Linux distros of 2021 for beginners, mainstream and advanced users
Earlier known as Raspbian, the Debian-based distro, uses a lightweight customized LXDE-based desktop environment that uses the Openbox window manager. The custom desktop doesn’t just save resources for other crucial tasks, but also looks elegant and inviting.

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