Debian

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Debian (pronounced /ˈdɛbiən/) is a computer operating system composed of software packages released as free and open source software especially under the GNU General Public License and other free software licenses.[3] The primary form, Debian GNU/Linux, which uses the Linux kernel and GNU OS tools,[4] is a popular and influential GNU/Linux distribution.[5] It is distributed with access to repositories containing thousands of software packages ready for installation and use. Debian is known for relatively strict adherence to the Unix and free software philosophies[6] as well as using collaborative software development and testing processes.[7] Debian can be used as a desktop as well as server operating system. It focuses on stability and security and is used as a base for many other distributions.

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