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debian user forums

Postby crawlspace » May 12th, 2018, 10:28 pm

Top two google results for "debian user forum" are

  • forums.debian.net
and

  • www.debianuserforums.org
What is the difference?

I assume this has been asked and answered a million times
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Re: debian user forums

Postby Pick2 » May 13th, 2018, 12:36 am

The first one is the original / older one. The second is a splinter from the first. Both are debian volunteer user owned and operated.
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Re: debian user forums

Postby golinux » May 13th, 2018, 2:11 am

Just in case you didn't see this over at FDN:

http://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=109992

This forum split off from FDN and then with systemd many moved on to various non-systemd OS - gentoo, bsd etc. and of course, Devuan (which is my new home).
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Re: debian user forums

Postby arochester » May 13th, 2018, 7:06 pm

with systemd many moved on to various non-systemd OS - gentoo, bsd etc. and of course, Devuan (which is my new home).


Strange. The banner at the top says
debianuserforums.org a place for debian users


golinux by her own admission doesn't use Debian...
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Re: debian user forums

Postby golinux » May 13th, 2018, 7:46 pm

arochester wrote:
with systemd many moved on to various non-systemd OS - gentoo, bsd etc. and of course, Devuan (which is my new home).

Strange. The banner at the top says
debianuserforums.org a place for debian users

golinux by her own admission doesn't use Debian...

And what does that have to do with anything? History is history. And BTW Devuan is 98% untouched Debian. Devuan is the Debian that could (and should) have been.
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Re: debian user forums & command-line laptop wifi

Postby crawlspace » May 13th, 2018, 11:21 pm

Thanks everybody.

I believe I posted the same question to FDN but there's no trace of it now so I guess they deleted it.

Tells me all I need to know about the difference between the forums I suppose.

Anyway what motivated me to create an account was I've been trying to install firmware-9.4.0-amd64-netinst.iso on my laptop without a "desktop environment," and the usual things I used to do to get the wifi working with older versions of Debian and other laptops are not working now.

Where is the correct place to talk about this?
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Re: debian user forums

Postby golinux » May 14th, 2018, 12:35 am

I answered there too. Guess they're a little touchy about Debian's and the forum's decline. Or maybe because a similar question had been asked before. I just noticed that the link I posted above pointing to that post is incomplete. Here's the right one:

http://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=109992

You can ask either here or there. Your post should reflect that you have searched for an answer.
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Re: debian user forums & command-line laptop wifi

Postby cynwulf » May 14th, 2018, 7:45 am

arochester wrote:Strange. The banner at the top says
debianuserforums.org a place for debian users

You should probably get back to the helpdesk...
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Re: debian user forums & command-line laptop wifi

Postby Randicus Draco Albus » May 15th, 2018, 10:44 am

The history of rise, decline and fall. Fascinating reading for the history buff.

crawlspace wrote:Where is the correct place to talk about this?

Perhaps System Issues? I cannot offer more than that, since I do not know the solution to the problem.
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