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Subject: [Debian Weekly News] Debian JP News 1999/8/3 - 1999/8/9
Date: Mon, 09 Aug 1999 23:52:14 +0900
From: Katsura S. Yoshio <>


This is the recent news [8/3/1999 - 8/9/1999] from Debian JP Project.
The prefix below such as debian-users, debian-devel and debian-doc
indicates debian-{users,devel,doc} respectively.

* [debian-users:17209] Re: Can't install on Optiplex GXpro 200
  In current rescue disk image for slink, Adaptec aic7xxx driver is
  very broken. So, new disk image based on kernel 2.0.37 is available
  on the following URL:

* [debian-devel:09992] Re: Bug#41570: Cannot handle kanji font PS
  Taketoshi Sano appreciates the maintainer of gs package.  The normal
  gs can't deal with the Kanji characters, so we need jp patch to
  handle the Japanese PS files.

* [debian-doc:01135] [Draft] announce for New ML is newly created.  This role is similar to
  the and expected to be intermittently big
  discussion.  Perhaps, Policy Summary of like work would
  be required:)  Anyway, this is the draft Taketoshi Sano wrote for

* [debian-devel:10003] Intent to package: netmaj
  Netmaj is the Majong Software of Japanese rule.

* [debian-devel:09976] ITP: debiantips-ja
  Taketoshi Sano rewrote document named "debiantips."  "debiantips"
  includes many tips for daily use of Debian GNU/Linux, this is the
  good document for Debian newbies.

Thanks a lot for the below contribution from Debian JP project:
debian-doc news: Noriaki Matoi
Proofread: Akihiro Hirano, NABETANI Hidenobu, Noriaki Matoi

Regards,  K.S.Yoshio
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