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August 16 1993, Ian Murdock announces Debian on comp.os.linux.development.

What a long strange trip it's been. Well, probably only 10 years for me.

 

https://bits.debian.org/2018/08/debian-is-25.html

 

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Although I have been fishing in the Debian ecosystem for more than a decade - starting with Ubuntu - it's only been the last couple of years that I have actually run Debian itself.

I use it on my Thinkpad T430. Initially I ran Debian Sid but that was a bit too cutting edge for me. Now I have Debian stable.

I couldn't use vanilla out of the box Debian though. I need some non-free firmware to get the wifi working on the Thinkpad. Also, I added Google Chrome. I have some Gnome Shell Extensions too - just to make Gnome 3 a bit more palatable.

As an Ubuntu, Linux Mint, and MX-17 user it is great to run the real deal. The netinstall feature is one of the best I have ever used.

Because Debian needs some tweaking to get stuff like wifi working in many cases I still think of it as an enthusiast's distro.

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I recompiled my first and only kernel when I was using Debian Woody....I had no idea what I was doing but it worked when I rebooted! Happy Birfday Debian!

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I've done many things in my life where I didn't have a clue what I was doing... yet, most of the time, it worked out. ;)

Indeedly doo. See my sig. ;)

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