Today is Debian's 20th Birthday and what do you have to celebrate

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        One of the most prominent and eminent GNU/LINUX OSs of all time, Debian is celebrating its 20th birthday today. Debian's 20th birthday takes place in Le Camp, in Vaumarcus, Switzerland at this year's annual Debian conference DebConf13

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        Debian has grown into a stronger, stable and feature rich computing platform, for both personal and enterprise use. And in this years conference too, there are quite a few interesting

        Here is the schedule for Debian's online birthday celebration :

TimeDescription
Talks
13:30 – 14:15Debian Contributors
A revolution in Debian project hats
by Enrico Zini
14:30 – 15:15Paths into Debian

by Moray Allan
15:30 – 16:15Gitify your Life
Manage all aspects of your digital life in git
by Richard "RichiH" Hartmann
16:30 – 17:15From Smaky to Colobot
A history of software in Switzerland
by Didier "OdyX" Raboud
17:30 – 18:15FreedomBox
Enabling private conversations online
by Bdale Garbee
18:30 – 19:15Flying Rockets with Debian Software
Enabling Rapid Combustion with Free Software
by Keith Packard
18:30 – 19:15Packaging for beginners
Debhelpering ponies for great justice
by Gergely Nagy

Party
19:30 – 21:00Birthday Barbecue
Offered by Debian, donations welcome!
Vegetarian and vegan options available
21:00 –Party and Bar
The Debian Band playing, music, chatting with friends, stay tuned for more
    
        This particular distro leads the other distros from the front. We shall join this celebration and sing a Happy Birthday song for it.

Facts About Debian :

  • The Debian Project was founded in the year 1993 by Ian Murdock
  • The name 'Debian' comes from Ian Murdock and his wife Debbie
  • Most popular distro Ubuntu is based on Debian
  • It does not have any commercial background, not backed by any company
Know more about DebConf13
You can also download the video recordings of the events being held at DebConf13 (and also the previous versions). There are already quite a few videos out there.

Enjoy the day by joining Debian Birthday Celebration.


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