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Debian GNU/Linux 2.2r1 Released

Debian Project
Debian GNU/Linux 2.2r1 Released
November 14, 2000

>> News

A new update of the Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 release (aka 'potato') has been 
released. The new release, version 2.2r1, includes both security updates
and fixes to important bugs in the stable distribution tree.

The Debian team is currently working on several security issues and other 
bug fixes are pending.  A 2.2r2 release is expected within the next 10 days 
to address these issues.  It is recommended that people wishing to install 
these updates or create CD images wait until the release of version 2.2r2 
to do so.

Several patches to ensure better synchronization of binaries between 
different architectures have also been included.  Some new packages 
(notably console-apt and Mozilla M18) have been installed in the 

A complete list of the packages that have changed with this release can be 
found at:

Files that are included in the update as well as the entire stable and 
unstable distributions can be found in the locations listed below.  Updates 
that have been accepted into the stable distribution are merged into the 
stable tree.

>> URLs

The current stable distribution:

Proposed updates to the stable distribution:

>> About Debian

The Debian project is an organization of many users who volunteer 
their time and effort.  Its tasks include maintaining and updating Debian 
GNU/Linux which is a free distribution of the GNU/Linux operating system, 
and the development of the Debian GNU/Hurd operating system.

>> Contact Information 

For further information, please send email to the Debian Press Team 
<press@debian.org> or visit the Debian homepage at <http://www.debian.org/>.
Anthony Towns <ajt@debian.org> is the release manager for the Debian Project.

Nils Lohner                             E-Mail: lohner@debian.org
Debian Press Team                       Press:  press@debian.org

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