Happy 20th Birthday, Debian

The Debian Linux project celebrates 20 years of activity on August 16, 2013

  Debian cake!
Well, another year has passed and Debian GNU/Linux is getting older and older, as it turns exactly 20 years old, today, on August 16, 2013.

Well, another year has passed and Debian GNU/Linux is getting older and older, as it turns exactly 20 years old, today, on August 16, 2013.

Ian Murdock founded the Debian Project back in 1993, which turned out to be a truly free community project aiming to build a free Linux operating system.

20 years later, Debian has grown to be one of the most influential and largest open source projects, used as a base in many popular Linux operating systems, such as Ubuntu.

Being dubbed the "universal operating system." Debian is available in over 70 languages, supporting an enormous range of computer types, with over 20,000 software packages for more than 10 computer architectures.

Take a minute of your precious time and say a big Happy Birthday, Debian! (your comments are welcome below).

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