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'''[[w:Debian|Debian]]''' is a free [[w:operating system|operating system]] (OS) for your computer. An operating system is the set of basic programs and utilities that make your computer run. Debian uses the [[w:Linux kernel|Linux kernel]] (the core of an operating system), but most of the basic OS tools come from the [[w:GNU project|GNU project]]; hence the name [[w:GNU/Linux|GNU/Linux]]. Debian is based on the principle of [[w:free software|free software]] in the sense of the [[w:Free Software Foundation|Free Software Foundation]].  
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'''[[w:Debian|Debian]]''', organized by the Debian Project, is a widely used distribution of [[w:free software|free software]] developed through the collaboration of volunteers from around the world. Since its inception, the released system, Debian [[w:GNU/Linux|GNU/Linux]], has been based on the [[w:Linux kernel|Linux kernel]], with many basic tools of the operating system from the [[w:GNU project|GNU project]].
  
Debian GNU/Linux provides more than a pure OS: it comes with over 15490 [[w:Software_package|packages]], precompiled software bundled up in a nice format for easy installation on your machine using the [[w:Advanced Packaging Tool|Advanced Packaging Tool]].  
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Debian is known for its adherence to the [[w:Unix|Unix]] and [[w:Free Software Foundation|free software philosophies]], and for its abundance of options—the current release includes over fifteen thousand [[w:Software_package|software packages]], precompiled software bundled up in a nice format for easy installation on your machine using the [[w:Advanced Packaging Tool|Advanced Packaging Tool]].  
  
Debian serves as the base for the [[FreeLink]] firmware, which is one of the distributions of Linux available for the [[w:LinkStation|LinkStation]]
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Debian GNU/Linux is the basis for several other distributions, including the [[FreeLink]] firmware, which is one of the distributions of Linux available for the [[w:LinkStation|LinkStation]]
  
 
New to Debian and Linux? check out:
 
New to Debian and Linux? check out:

Revision as of 16:39, 30 August 2006

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Debian, organized by the Debian Project, is a widely used distribution of free software developed through the collaboration of volunteers from around the world. Since its inception, the released system, Debian GNU/Linux, has been based on the Linux kernel, with many basic tools of the operating system from the GNU project.

Debian is known for its adherence to the Unix and free software philosophies, and for its abundance of options—the current release includes over fifteen thousand software packages, precompiled software bundled up in a nice format for easy installation on your machine using the Advanced Packaging Tool.

Debian GNU/Linux is the basis for several other distributions, including the FreeLink firmware, which is one of the distributions of Linux available for the LinkStation

New to Debian and Linux? check out:

Pages in category "Debian"

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