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#use wml::debian::mainpage title="The Universal Operating System"
<H2>What is Debian?</H2>
<P><A href="http://www.debian.org/">Debian</A> is a
<A href="intro/free">free</A> operating system (OS) for your computer.
-An operating system is the set of basic programs
-and utilities that make your computer run. At the core of an operating
-system is the kernel. The kernel is the most fundamental program on the
-computer, does all the basic housekeeping and lets you start other programs.
-Debian is kernel independent. It currently uses the
-<A href="http://www.linux.com/">Linux</A> kernel but work is
-in progress to provide Debian for other kernels, using
-<A href="http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/hurd.html"> the Hurd</A>.
+An operating system is the set of basic programs and utilities that make
+your computer run. Debian uses the <A HREF="http://www.linux.com/">Linux</A>
+kernel (the core of an operating system), but most of the basic OS tools
+come from the <A HREF="http://www.gnu.org/">GNU project</A>; hence the name
+<p>Debian GNU/Linux provides more than a pure OS: it comes with more than
+3950 <A HREF="distrib/packages">packages</A>, precompiled software bundled
+up in a nice format for easy installation on your machine.
<P><A href="intro/about">Read more...</A>
-<P>The latest release of Debian is 2.2. It was released on 14 August 2000.
+<P>The latest release of Debian is <current_release>. It was released on <current_release_date>.
<A href="releases/stable/">Release information</A> is available;
-there you can find information about what's new in Debian 2.2, notes
+there you can find information about what's new in Debian <current_release>, notes
on how to upgrade, and an Installation Manual, suitable for new users.
<P>To get help in using or setting up Debian, see our <A href="support">
support</A> and our <A href="doc/">documentation</A> pages.
<P><:= get_recent_list('News/$(CUR_YEAR)', '6', '$(ENGLISHDIR)', '', '\d+\w*' ) :>
<P>For older news items see the <A href="$(HOME)/News/">News Page</A>.
If you would like to receive mail whenever new Debian news comes out, subscribe to the
@@ -36,16 +41,12 @@
what's happened in the world of Debian.
-<P><:= get_recent_list ('security/$(CUR_YEAR)', '6', '$(ENGLISHDIR)', 'list', '\d+\w*' ) :>
+<P><:= get_recent_list ('security/$(CUR_YEAR)', '10', '$(ENGLISHDIR)', '', '\d+\w*' ) :>
<P>For older security alerts see the <A href="$(HOME)/security/">
If you would like to receive security alerts as soon as they're announced, subscribe to the
-<A href="MailingLists/subscribe">debian-security-announce mailing list</A>
-<P><A href="http://www.spi-inc.org/">Software in the Public Interest</A>, the
-non-profit umbrella organization that manages Debian's assets, is dedicated to
-making sure the hardware on your machine can be used with any operating system.
-Please see the <A href="http://www.openhardware.org/">Open Hardware Certification Program</A>.
+<A href="MailingLists/subscribe">debian-security-announce mailing list</A>.
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