Debian

Debian

The Debian Project

The Debian Project is a worldwide group of volunteers who endeavor to produce an operating system distribution that is composed entirely of free software, including the Linux operating system kernel, and thousands of prepackaged applications, featuring several hardware architectures, including Intel 32-bit and 64-bit, ARM, MIPS, PowerPC, etc.

Collabora has a very unique relationship with the Debian project as many Collabora employees are active as Debian Developers or Maintainers in many different ways and positions: Debian GNOME Team, Debian System Administrators, Debian Build Daemon Administration, Debian Release Team, Debian Publicity Team and many others. Collabora is a listed Debian Consultant.

 

Why Debian?

The operating system produced by the Debian project is considered by Collabora as one of the most open and democratic. With over 37,000 projects packaged and available to Debian user community, it provides a tremendous platform for Collabora to deliver virtually any customer project.

The project and OS are mature and stable, over 20 years in production, providing a solid baseline for OEM products. Collabora is the leading company providing services around the Open Build Service (OBS) for Debian.

Derivatives. With Ubuntu and the hundreds of other derivatives, there are nowadays literally millions of users impacted by Debian, this allows to keep Debian OS not only well tested and proven but also very flexible for all kind of needs.

 

How can Collabora help you with Debian?

Collabora as an organization is among the most versed in Debian. Collabora's tools and processes are uniquely optimized for delivering OEM solutions based on Debian.  We offer a wide range of services and software around Debian including:

  • Consulting assistance: we can help you easily and quickly get Debian, (or any derivative distribution, including building your custom derivative from scratch), up and running on your reference board, prototype hardware and target OEM device. Our engineers can provide strong Debian build and infrastructure skills for your development, build and QA teams.
  • Custom development: while Debian is the most complete GNU/Linux distribution available, Collabora is available to implement your great ideas and concepts on top of Debian. If you have specific projects in mind, let us know and we would be delighted to work with you.

 

More on Debian

You can find more information about the Debian project on the official Debian website.

 

Debian

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