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30 Years of Stability, Security, and Freedom: Celebrating Debian’s Birthday
Happy 30th birthday, Debian! Inspiring generations, you shine as a symbol of open-source ideals, innovation, and community.
In the dynamic realm of today’s technology world, where trends change faster than the blink of an eye, staying relevant for three decades is a feat achieved by a rare few.
Debian, the venerable and iconic open-source operating system, stands proudly among this elite group as it celebrates its 30th birthday.
Debian… ok, I know, Debian/GNU Linux is an operating system that emerged from the brilliance of a passionate software developer, Ian Murdock, on August 16th, 1993.
Today, 30 years later, it is no exaggeration to say that it is the most respected Linux distribution, deservedly so. In all that time, Debian has released 17 major and 123 minor releases, establishing itself as a bastion of predictability, security, and reliability.