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Debian Project News - May 13th

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Welcome to this year's tenth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include:

Debian 7.0 Wheezy released
What's new in Debian Wheezy?
DebConf11 and 12 videos
Debian beyond the cloud
Debian in Google Compute Engine
Bits from the DPL
Coding Freedom: a closer look at Debian contributors
Other news
Upcoming events
Important Debian Security Advisories
New and noteworthy packages
Work-needing packages
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