- a tribute to GNU/Linux community

Posted by LinuxCareer on Aug 22, 2013 8:32 PM EDT
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Debian GNU/Linux now celebrates 20 years. This Linux distribution traveled a long way and no shortcuts were taken to produce this extremely stable and robust operating system. The proof of the previous statement is the amount of spin-offs produced based on Debian GNU/Linux, which is currently estimated to flow over 140 mark. This number also includes the well known Ubuntu Linux which is still closely connected to the enormous Debian package repository.

With the latest Debian Wheezy 7 version release, Debian also gained an ability to compete with other Linux distributions as a desktop operating system of choice. To celebrate Debian's 20 years long journey has prepared a special website as a tribute to Debian and entire GNU/Linux community. The goal of the website is to help promote Linux to a wider public. Website is clearly written and presented, explaining what is Linux and what are the main benefits of using it. also includes step-by-step installation guide and free software alternatives list to proprietary software.

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