Mezgani blog

November 8, 2009

Code names of Debian

Filed under: debian, informational — Tags: — Ali MEZGANI @ 1:18 am

When a Debian distribution is in the development stage, it has no version number but a codename. The purpose of these code names is to make easier the mirroring of the Debian distributions.
The code names of Debian releases are names of characters from the film Toy Story. The unstable, development distribution is permanently nicknamed sid, after the emotionally unstable next-door neighbor boy who regularly destroyed toys.

Code names of Debian

Code names of Debian

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2 Comments »

  1. Great post.

    I’ve been using Debian GNU/Linux since Lenny.

    Comment by kostarchild — August 16, 2012 @ 7:38 am


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