Debian GNU/ Linux  users have waited over two years for a new release of their distribution. But Debian has finally made it, and version 3.1, alias Sarge, has now replaced its predecessor Woody after almost three years.
Free software covers such a diverse range of utilities, applications, and assorted projects that it is sometimes difficult to find the perfect tool. We pick the best of the bunch. This month we cover blogging – the latest buzz, the latest on the DPL elections, and more trouble at Debian.
The well-known Suse configuration program Yast 2 will be helping Debian users in future. And if you are looking for a way to relax after finishing your system administration chores, check out “Battle for Wesnoth.”
Ajax lets web developers concentrate on the important things and leave the browser abstraction to the libraries. Also in this issue, Cdrecord forked, Debconf in kilts, bugs squashed at Debian, and the latest news on Debian Etch.
OpenWRT puts Linux on WLAN routers and helps users set up large-scale WLANs at home, and the FreeWRT derivative adds a professional touch. If you don’t have your own compile farm, the OpenSUSE build service may be just what you need. And we investigate the obstacles to new packages for Debian.
Hundreds of thousands of registered users have chosen their favorite Sourceforge projects in 14 categories. Also in this issue: Linux electrified, and Freenet’s plans for freedom of speech on the web. We’ll also round up the latest Debian news.