Related Links

The following is a list of information on the net that may be of interest to Debian users.

Software that is DFSG compliant

The kernel behind Debian GNU/Linux.
Debian is a complete implementation of the GNU operating system.
The X.Org Foundation
The X.Org Foundation provides an open source implementation of the X Window System.
The most widely used web server in the entire world.
Formally, the Practical Extraction and Report Language, Perl is a widely used scripting language.
Python is a remarkably powerful dynamic programming language that is used in a wide variety of application domains.
GNU Network Object Model Environment (GNOME)
GNOME intends to build a complete, user-friendly desktop based entirely on free software.
K Desktop Environment (KDE)
KDE seeks to fulfill the need for an easy to use desktop for UNIX workstations, similar to desktop environments found on Macintosh and Microsoft Windows operating systems. is open source / open discussion software projects working on interoperability and shared technology for X Window System desktops.

Miscellaneous GNU/Linux links,
The community behind the Linux kernel.
Freshmeat, SourceForge
Repositories of Free Software.
A portal for Debian users that speak French.
A portal for Debian users that speak German.
A portal for Debian users that speak Spanish.
A portal for Debian users that speak Portuguese.

User groups

The user groups, notably the Linux User Groups (LUGs), are a great resource for both new and experienced users. New users benefit from the free help and installation workshops. More experienced users can meet others with similar interests and join in the more technical tutorials offered.

A listing of Linux user groups can be found at

Other Free Operating System Projects