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Debian Turns 15 Years Old

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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.

All the versions of Debian are named after characters from the film Toy Story. There are always three versions one is stable, other is testing and third one being experimental. Since experimental version is the most bleeding edge and a bit unstable so it has been named after Sid, the emotionally unstable next-door neighbour boy who regularly destroyed toys.

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