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Debian Turns 15 Years Old

The most popular and stable GNU/Linux operating system Debain has turned 15 today. In these last 15 years Debian has established itself as the most stable operating system. Most of the popular GNU/Linux distributions, like Ubuntu and Knoppix, are based on Debian.
Read about the happy day at efytimes, gionggnu, in this blog, and at ITwire


At the risk of sounding too much like a Debian fanboy, it is hard to argue with the fact that this teenage distro has turned into one of the most popular GNU/Linux operating systems today. Its stability is at the heart of this success, meaning that the likes of Knoppix and Ubuntu base themselves upon it.

Like many teenagers, Debian also has a good sense of humour. Look at the revisions over the years and their accompanying version names: Buzz, Rex, Bo, Hamm, Slink, Potato, Woody, Sarge and Etch.

All characters from Toy Story.

Oh, more here, here and at

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