birthday debian

20th anniversary of Debian

August 16, 1993 Ian Murdock announced a new GNU/Linux distribution called 'Debian'.
Debian is the combination of the first name of his girlfriend at the time: "Debra" and of his own: "Ian" (Deb and Ian).

Debian is composed of two elements: "GNU" (project initiated by Richard Stallman), utilities all component Basic UNIX-like system (the name is a recursive acronym "GNU's Not Unix") and nucleus, also called kernel, "Linux" (created by Linus Torvalds).