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Debian Updated 26/3/2022

Today, should see updates to Debian:

  • Debian 10.11 > 10.12
  • Debian 11.2 > 11.3

Please wait for OFFICIAL announcement before upgrading. Information will appear on the Debian website

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Debian Conference

The the 23rd edition of DebConf [2] will take place from July 17th to 24th,2022 at the Innovation and Training Park (ITP) [3] in Prizren, Kosovo, and will be preceded by DebCamp, from July 10th to 16th.

[1] https://debconf22.debconf.org [2] https://www.debconf.org [3] https://itp-prizren.com

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The Tor Project – State of the Onion

The Tor Project – State of the Onion

If anyone is interested in the Tor Project, there is an update on the 28th December.

Every year people from the Tor Project communities present the State of the Onion, a compilation of updates from our different projects, at conferences around the world. We use this opportunity to talk about highlights of the work we’ve accomplished during the year and what we are excited about in the upcoming year.

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Updated Debian 11: 11.2 released

The Debian project is pleased to announce the second update of its stable distribution Debian 11 (codename “bullseye”). This point release mainly adds corrections for security issues, along with a few adjustments for serious problems. Security advisories have already been published separately and are referenced where available

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Torbay Covid update 17/8/2021

From Monday 16th August self-isolation rules for contacts are changing share icon

What is changing?

  • It is no longer a legal requirement for people who are fully vaccinated to self-isolate if they have been in contact with someone testing positive for COVID-19.
  • Contacts are strongly advised to take a PCR test and to limit social contact.
  • Anyone with symptoms is still advised to self-isolate and get a PCR test as soon as possible.

Fully vaccinated means:

  • People who have been vaccinated with an approved vaccine in the UK
  • There were 14 days between the final dose of the vaccine and last contact with the case.

Other groups who are exempt from isolation if they are a contact:

  • Children and young adults under 18 years and 6 months
  • People who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons

In summary:

  • Contacts who are fully vaccinated or otherwise exempt will be advised to take a PCR test and limit social contact but will not be required to self-isolate whilst waiting for results of their PCR test.
  • Under 5s will only be required to take a PCR test if they were in contact with a case in their own household.
  • Those who are not fully vaccinated and are not exempt will still be required to take a PCR test and isolate for 10 days from their most recent contact with a positive case.
  • If you are in isolation on the 16 August and fully vaccinated, you can stop isolation from 16 August.

https://www.torbay.gov.uk/coronavirus

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Covid Update 16/6/2021

Remain vigilant and comply with restrictions. Meet outdoors, let fresh air in, get tested when needed and get vaccinated when offered.

You should follow this guidance immediately. The law will be updated to reflect these new rules.

Cases Last week : 21 Total : 4316 Deaths Last week : 0 Total : 153

Last week is from 6 June 2021 to 12 June 2021

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Bullseye Presentation

A few years ago, I found that there was not an up-to-date presentation for the upcoming release of Debian at the time. I therefore set about creating one.

This is now an ongoing project, my personal remit is to keep this updated by researching information about the upcoming release(s) of Debian. The next release is Debian 11 (Bullseye) as this is now frozen then I am working on the update.

Presentation is in Beamer, which is a LaTeX package for creating presentations. I am however using Overleaf to create the document.

I am on IRC (oftc) as zleap if anyone wants to discuss further. I will also be at the DebConf Planning meeting on the 24th.

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Covid update 29/4/2021

Between 8th December and 18th April; 671,070 people have been vaccinated in Devon. The local programme has also delivered over 210,000 second doses. 1 in 5 adults in Devon are fully vaccinated now.

We are now entering phase 2 – covering people aged 18-49. People will be contacted by the National Booking Service when their age group appointment opens up – by text and letter and offered a local appointment. Some GP practices will also contact patients to offer appointments.

Misinformation is still around about vaccines and so we have included links to some films to support your understanding and to share. It’s worth reminding ourselves that vaccines aren’t the whole answer, they are just a really big and important part of it. Our behavior, such as washing hands, using face coverings and keeping some space are still essential.

Not everyone can take a vaccine, which is why even if you think you are not at ‘high risk’, having a vaccine protects other people in our community who might be relying on you to keep them safe. We don’t always know when someone has a medical condition which means they can’t take vaccines, you can’t tell by looking. Let’s keep everyone safe and well.

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Updated Debian 10: 10.9 released

The Debian Project
March 27th, 2021 https://www.debian.org/News/2021/20210327

The Debian project is pleased to announce the ninth update of its stable
distribution Debian 10 (codename "buster"). This point release mainly
adds corrections for security issues, along with a few adjustments for
serious problems. Security advisories have already been published
separately and are referenced where available.

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Debian 10.9

The latest point release of Debian is due for today. This will take the current 10.8 to 10.9.

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Torbay Covid 19 update 5th March 2021

An update from Torbay’s director of public health, Dr Lincoln Sargeant Lincoln Sargeant

Our cases are falling steadily in the Bay which is great news and we need to keep them coming down, but the virus is still spreading between families living in different households.

Next week is the start of an exciting journey for many of us with the first step of the government’s ‘roadmap out of lockdown’.

From 8 March;

  • Schools and colleges start to open with regular testing for staff and pupils
  • Wrap around provision able to operate for all children as normal. Parents and carers will need to check with individual schools and providers for specific offers
  • Care home visits allowed with one nominated and tested visitor
  • Outdoor recreation as well as exercise is allowed as a household and with one person outside the household/bubble.

Please remember that despite the easing of some restrictions;

* We are still in lockdown * We need everyone to keep to their own households/bubble when indoors * Keep making space * Keep your contacts to a minimum

In his video this week, our director of public health, Dr Lincoln Sargeant reflects on the year since our first case of COVID-19 in the Bay, the difficulty for all those grieving the 148 lives lost to COVID-19 in Torbay, and he looks to the future as we ease out of lockdown. Watch the video.

Thank you,

Dr Lincoln Sargeant

Keeping people safe and well Vaccine latest

Anyone who has received a letter from the National Booking System inviting them to book an appointment should use the website or 119 to book an appointment. The NHS is urging people who have received a letter not to contact their GP practice about a vaccination.

The programme of second doses in care homes is being rolled out during March.

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