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Debian receives 'Highly Commended' award!

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

>> News 

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

  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 worldwide.

>> 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/>.

Nils Lohner				E-Mail: lohner@debian.org
Debian Press Contact                    Press:  press@debian.org

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