Pantheon desktop environment is now available for Debian stable. There’s an unofficial repository, the maintainer is looking for testers.
Gnome used to be the default desktop environment in Debian for several years but in November 2013…
The new LMDE is called “Betsy” and it will use a Debian “Jessie” package base. It is estimated to be released in November and will be upgradeable from current LMDE UP8.
Debian became 21 years old, Mageia 5 alpha 2 has been released, new NVIDIA driver released, Linux 3.17-rc1 is out, Viber updated.
LMDE stops being a (semi) rolling release distribution and will be based on Debian Stable branch in the future.
Linus Torvalds announced Linux 3.16-rc7 kernel. The final version could be the default kernel for Debian Jessie which also reintroduces FFmpeg.