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Free Software Distribution Gets Praise From User Base

Debian Project
Debian Wins User's Choice Awards 
February 11, 2000  

Free Software Distribution Gets Praise from User Base 

In two separate award ceremonies last week, Debian GNU/Linux received praise 
from its user base for its award-winning distribution. 

Readers of the popular Slashdot.org website voted the Free Software 
distribution the "Most Deserving of a $2000 award".  It was credited with 
being a top distribution and for upholding the Free Software ideals that 
Linux is based upon.  The award was accepted on Debian's behalf by 
Sean Perry, Joey Hess, and David Coe.  Visit the official Beanie site 
for more details.

Debian GNU/Linux also received the GeekCast.Com network's "The Linux Show"  
Editor's and Listener's Award for "Best Linux Distribution of the Last 

>> About Debian 

The Debian project is an organization of many users who volunteer 
their time and effort.  Its tasks include maintaining and updating Debian 
GNU/Linux which is a free distribution of the GNU/Linux operating system, 
and the development of the Debian GNU/Hurd operating system.

>> Contact Information 

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

Debian Press Team                       Press:  press@debian.org

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