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Please post articles or blog posts that detail the relationship between Debian and Ubuntu (negative/positive) that you find insightful/useful/excellent... and please don't limit this to just the OS, but also the rest of their respective eco-systems.

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Perhaps you'd have more luck if you asked for people to describe the relationship themselves (with sources, naturally) rather than just links to discussions. Either way, this sounds pretty open-ended and should be a community wiki (there's a checkbox on the edit page). – Oli Oct 15 '10 at 10:54
You're here to ask questions that benefit to everyone and not to demand thing that benefit only for you. Please rewrite your question if you don't want it to be closed. – Nyamiou The Galeanthrope Oct 15 '10 at 11:49
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Here is a talk I gave at Debconf 10 on the relationship between our two projects. I'm afraid the audio quality isn't so hot but I go over some of the things we're working on.

  • Our Debian workspace on the wiki. This has the basic information.
  • The Debian derivatives front-desk has pointers to places where people who are interested in working with Debian can collaborate.
  • The Ultimate Debian Database has some measurements of Ubuntu contributions, the video explains how to read these.
  • Here's an already out of date list I compiled of people who are both Ubuntu developers and Debian developers.
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An interview with Colin Watson is a gem. See the 2nd half to see the Ubuntu-specific parts.

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