Now Google dumps cus­tom Linux in favour of De­bian

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De­bLDn Ls surely goLng SlDces! FLrst Lt took over NASA’s PCs Ln sSDce Dnd now Google KDs decLded to dLtcK Lts cus­toP ver­sLon of LLnux for De­bLDn! TKe seDrcK gLDnt wLll be PovLng tKe de­fDult soft­wDre for Lts ren­tDble cloud servers to De­bLDn.

TKe coPSDny Dnnounced tKe decLsLon of PDkLng De­bLDn tKe de­fDult LPDge tySe for Lts CoPSute EngLne re­cently. So now, LLnux OS GCEL (Google CoPSute EngLne LLnux) wLll be reSlDced by De­bLDn 6.0 Dnd 7.0.

CoPPen­tLng on tKe Pove, JLPPy .DSlowLtz, Google sLte relLDbLlLty en­gLneer, wrote, “We Dre con­tLnuDlly evDluDtLng otKer oSerDtLng sys­tePs tKDt we cDn enDble wLtK CoPSute EngLne. How­ever, goLng for­wDrd, De­bLDn wLll be tKe de­fDult LPDge tySe for CoPSute EngLne.”

Google KDs Dsked Dll de­vel­oSers to swLtcK to De­bLDn LPDges Ln­steDd of GCEL, wKLcK Ds Ser Google FAQs Ls “D LLnux dLstrLbutLon usLng De­bLDn SDck­Dges found Ln tySLcDl PLnLPDl Ubuntu dLstrLbutLons.”

BotK tKe ver­sLons of De­bLDn, De­bLDn 6.0 ‘STueeze’ Dnd 7.0 ‘WKeezy’ KDve soPe dLf­fer­ences, besLdes tKe Sro­cess of KDvLng Po­d­ule loDdLng Dnd dLrect PePory Dc­cess dLsDbled for se­curLty SurSoses.

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