I remember sidux/aptosid which used Debian Sid and we would get upgrades that weren't fully tested. Things would get broken all the time. Turned me off of rolling releases, until I found Chakra.
on 10/24/2012 – Made popular on 10/24/2012
An EXT4 Data Corruption Bug has made its way into several stable kernels and has caused some mild panic, until it got resolved.
The bug was first introduced into Linux kernel 3.6.3, and that it was backported into 3.4x and 3.5.x branches. Not to worry, a patch is already being pushed into the kernel tree for the next stable releas... (read more)
As a warning for those who are normally quick to upgrade to the latest stable vanilla kernel releases, a serious EXT4 data corruption bug worked its way into the stable Linux 3.4, 3.5, and 3.6 kernel series...
As a warning for those who are normally quick to upgrade to the latest stable vanilla kernel releases, a serious EXT4 data corruption bug worked its way into the stable Linux 3.4, 3.5, an
Aptosid 2011-01 has been released, the last version to be based on the Debian 6.0 "Squeeze" branch. It comes with a new Linux kernel, some updated packages and the latest patches from Debian "sid" unstable branch. The transition to the "aptosid" branding, the project was previously sidux, has been completed as well."Now that kernel 2.6.37 has... (read more)
A recent file-system bug has been found with EXT4 that has made its way into the stable Linux kernel releases 3.4, 3.5 and 3.6. This EXT4 bug results in data-corruption and it is activated when the file-system is unmounted too frequently within a short period.
A few words about me: some years ago I started using Linux with Ubuntu 7.10, and from that moment I have always been faithful to Debian and its derivatives. I tried (and I'm using) Debian Wheezy, Aptosid (formerly Sidux), Linux Mint Debian Edition, Mepis, Ubuntu and others. Now I'm trying CrunchBang 10 Statler with backports, and I found it a very good distro.
aptosid, an operating system based on the Debian GNU/Linux unstable branch, or sid, has now reached version 2012-01. The developers of aptosid want to be on the forefront regarding the definition of a rolling distribution. Users will get access to more than 30,000 free and open source packages for private, business or p... (read more)