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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 [[w:Operating system|operating system]] from the [[w:GNU project|GNU project]].
  
'''[[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]].
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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]].
  
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 also known for its [[w:package management system|package management system]], especially [[w:Advanced Packaging Tool|APT]], for its strict policies regarding the quality of its packages and releases, and for its open development and testing process. These practices afford easy upgrades between releases without rebooting and easy automated installation and removal of packages.
  
[[FreeLink]] is the version of Debian 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:
*[http://newbiedoc.berlios.de/ NewbieDOC a self-help community for newcomers - http://newbiedoc.berlios.de/]
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* [[w:Debian|Wikipedia about Debian]]
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* Debian home page - http://www.us.debian.org/
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* http://www.debianhelp.co.uk
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* NewbieDOC a self-help community for newcomers - http://newbiedoc.berlios.de/
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[[Category:FreeLink]]

Latest revision as of 10:50, 5 September 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.

Debian is also known for its package management system, especially APT, for its strict policies regarding the quality of its packages and releases, and for its open development and testing process. These practices afford easy upgrades between releases without rebooting and easy automated installation and removal of packages.

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:

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