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«One year after the release of Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 alias "lenny" and nearly three years after the release of Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias "etch" the security support for the old distribution (4.0 alias "etch") is coming to an end next month. The Debian project is proud to be able to support its old distribution for such a long time and even for one year after a new version has been released...»
“Twenty-five years ago on September 27, 1983, I announced a plan to create a completely free operating system called GNU — for ‘GNU is not Unix’. As part of the 25th anniversary of the GNU system, I have written this article on how our community can avoid ruinous compromises. In addition to avoiding such compromises"
A beautifully constructed timeline of Unix which includes modern day Unix descendants such as Solaris and Mac OSX as well as Linux. This timeline is not very much unlike the mind map of Linux I had created a long time back. But this timeline also provides the year when the Unix/Linux flavor was born.
"Computerworld is undertaking a series of investigations into the most widely-used programming languages. Previously we spoke to Alfred v. Aho of AWK fame, and in this article we chat to Chet Ramey about his experience maintaining Bash. Bash, or the Bourne-Again Shell is a Unix shell created in 1987 by Brian Fox.