Freexian is looking to expand its team with more Debian contributors
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by Raphaël Hertzog
2M ago
It’s been a while that I haven’t posted anything on my blog, the truth is that Freexian has been doing very well in the last years and that I have a hard time to allocate time to write articles or even to contribute to my usual Debian projects… the exception being debusine since that’s part of the Freexian work (have a look at our most recent announce!). That being said, given Freexian’s growth and in the hope to reduce my workload, we are looking to extend our team with Debian members of more varied backgrounds and skills, so they can help us in areas like sales / marketing / project manage ..read more
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Freexian’s report about Debian Long Term Support, July 2022
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by Raphaël Hertzog
1y ago
Like each month, have a look at the work funded by Freexian’s Debian LTS offering. Debian project funding No any major updates on running projects. Two 1, 2 projects are in the pipeline now. Tryton project is in a review phase. Gradle projects is still fighting in work. In July, we put aside 2389 EUR to fund Debian projects. We’re looking forward to receive more projects from various Debian teams! Learn more about the rationale behind this initiative in this article. Debian LTS contributors In July, 14 contributors have been paid to work on Debian LTS, their reports are available: Abhijith P ..read more
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Freexian’s report about Debian Long Term Support, June 2022
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by Raphaël Hertzog
2y ago
Like each month, have a look at the work funded by Freexian’s Debian LTS offering. Debian project funding No any major updates on running projects. Two 1, 2 projects are in the pipeline now. Tryton project is in a review phase. Gradle projects is still fighting in work. In June, we put aside 2254 EUR to fund Debian projects. We’re looking forward to receive more projects from various Debian teams! Learn more about the rationale behind this initiative in this article. Debian LTS contributors In June, 15 contributors have been paid to work on Debian LTS, their reports are available: Abhijith P ..read more
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Freexian’s report about Debian Long Term Support, May 2022
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by Raphaël Hertzog
2y ago
Like each month, have a look at the work funded by Freexian’s Debian LTS offering. Debian project funding Two [1, 2] projects are in the pipeline now. Tryton project is in a final phase. Gradle projects is fighting with technical difficulties. In May, we put aside 2233 EUR to fund Debian projects. We’re looking forward to receive more projects from various Debian teams! Learn more about the rationale behind this initiative in this article. Debian LTS contributors In May, 14 contributors have been paid to work on Debian LTS, their reports are available: Abhijith PA did 14.0h (out of 14h assig ..read more
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Freexian’s report about Debian Long Term Support, April 2022
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by Raphaël Hertzog
2y ago
Like each month, have a look at the work funded by Freexian’s Debian LTS offering. Debian project funding Two projects are currently in the pipeline: Gradle enterprise and Tryton update. Progress is quite slow on the Gradle one, there are technical difficulties. The tryton one was stalled because the developer had not enough time but seems to progress smoothly in the last weeks. In April, we put aside 2635 EUR to fund Debian projects. We’re looking forward to receive more projects from various Debian teams! Learn more about the rationale behind this initiative in this article. Debian LTS cont ..read more
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Debian 9 soon out of (free) security support
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by Raphaël Hertzog
2y ago
Organizations that are still running Debian 9 servers should be aware that the security support of the Debian LTS team will end on June 30th 2022. If upgrading to a newer Debian release is not an option for them, then they should consider subscribing to Freexian’s Extended LTS to get security support for the packages that they are using on their servers. It’s worth pointing out that we made some important changes to Freexian’s Extended LTS offering : we are now willing to support each Debian release for up to 10 years (so 5 years of ELTS support after the 5 initial years), provided that we h ..read more
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Freexian’s report about Debian Long Term Support, March 2022
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by Raphaël Hertzog
2y ago
Every month we review the work funded by Freexian’s Debian LTS offering. Please find the report for March below. Debian project funding There was no new activity in Debian project funding in the two existing projects. However, there was a survey run with hundreds of Debian Developers and Debian contributors. The survey results are being collated and we will use the anonymized data to further develop the Freexian project funding initiative. We are preparing to more broadly announce additional support for Debian 8 Jessie and Debian 9 Stretch. Now, Debian 8 can be supported until June 2025 and ..read more
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Join Freexian to help improve Debian
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by Raphaël Hertzog
2y ago
Freexian has set itself new ambitious goals in support of Debian and we would like to expand our team to help us reach those goals. We have drafted a mission statement to clarify our purpose and our values, and we hope to be able to attract talented software developers, entrepreneurs and Debian experts from our community. Freexian’s mission is to help Debian evolve to be the leading Linux distribution and a model to follow in the free software world. We want to achieve that by enabling passionate contributors to spend most of their time working on Debian and free software, combining lucrative ..read more
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Freexian’s report about Debian Long Term Support, February 2022
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by Raphaël Hertzog
2y ago
Every month we review the work funded by Freexian’s Debian LTS offering. Please find the report for February below. Debian project funding In February Raphaël and the LTS worked on a survey of Debian developers meant to solicit ideas for improvements in the Debian project at large. You can see the results of the initial discussion here in the list of ideas of which there are already over 30. The full survey is due to be emailed to Debian Developers shortly. In February € 2250 was put aside to fund Debian projects. Debian LTS contributors In February, 12 contributors were paid to work on Deb ..read more
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Freexian’s report about Debian Long Term Support, January 2022
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by Raphaël Hertzog
2y ago
Every month we review the work funded by Freexian’s Debian LTS offering. Please find the report for January below. Debian project funding In January we saw a new funded project proposed. The project is meant to bring in a number of changes to the Tryton modules and packages in Debian. Tryton, a full featured, entirely open source business software platform, is supported by its own foundation. You can track the current status of all our funded projects at its dedicated web page. Folks continue to add to the Grow Your Ideas project page, that’s great. In January € 2550 was put aside to fund De ..read more
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