Debian receives award from Australian Personal Computer Magazine

Debian GNU/Linux
Debian receives ‘Highly Commended’ award!
October 13, 1998


The Debian GNU/Linux 2.0 ‘Hamm’ distribution was recently
recognized by Australian Personal Computer Magazine http://www.apcmag.com/. It received
the ‘Highly Commended Award’ for being ‘a very high-quality
distribution, with an extensive selection of carefully prepared
software packages.’

More information including a review of the distribution can be
found at http://apcmag.com/reviews/9809/linux.htm
The award can be found at

The letter received from APC Magazine states:

Congratulations on receiving the APC Highly Commended award
for Debian GNU/Linux 2.0 in our review of Linux Distributions in
the September 1998 edition.

We make these awards after extensive testing and review, and
the small number of products that receive them are recognised by
our readers as being the market leaders and best products and
technologies in their class.


Helen Duncan
New Media Projects Coordinator

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

Contact Information

For further information, please send email to the Debian Press
Contact press@debian.org or
visit the Debian homepage at http://www.debian.org.

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