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Debian GNU/Linux
Debian Web site receives 'Best of the Net' award
October 27, 1998


The Mining Co. has awarded the Debian Web site a 'Best of the Net' award. Criteria included quality and usefulness, availability, salience, and originality/exclusivity. A link to this award and a list of other winners is at

Debian would like to thank its many volunteers and especially its webmasters for helping win this award. Your work is much appreciated by the users of the web site and of Debian GNU/Linux in general.

About Debian

Debian GNU/Linux is a free distribution of the GNU/Linux operating system. It is maintained and updated through the work of many users who volunteer their time and effort.

Linux kernel based operating systems are POSIX based, freely distributable, and includes features such as true multitasking, virtual memory, shared libraries, demand loading, proper memory management, TCP/IP networking, and other features consistent with Unix-type systems. It is used by individuals and organizations worldwide.

Contact Information

For further information, please send email to the Debian Press Contact or visit the Debian homepage at The Debian Webmasters can be reached at

The Mining Co. can be found at The Focus On Linux section can be found at