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Debian Appreciation Day

http://www.marga.com.ar

Today is Debian's Birthday, and for a while I've wanted to do something special on this date. In order to raise the general motivation of the project, have a special day when everyone is invited to thank those that make our lives easier.

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15 years of PHP

http://www.h-online.com

The 8th of June, 1995, marked the birth of the PHP programming language. 15 years later, the open source community counts five million PHP developers, and the scripting language powers many of the largest websites worldwide

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MEPIS Birthday Surprise: SimplyMEPIS 8.5 alpha Release

http://www.mepis.org

November 21 was the seventh anniversary of MEPIS Linux, so it seems fitting that Warren Woodford has uploaded SimplyMEPIS 8.4.80, the alpha release of MEPIS 8.5.

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Firefox turns five: half a decade of Web liberation

http://arstechnica.com

Five years ago today, Mozilla released Firefox 1.0. Ars celebrates the occasion by taking a trip back in time to revisit our classic coverage of the original release.

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Happy 9th Birthday OpenOffice.org!

http://blogs.sun.com

Nine years ago today, Oct 13th, OpenOffice.org was called into being. It has been a pretty successful 9 years, with OOo having achieved approx 10% market share and even more in certain segments and countries.

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Gentoo Will Celebrate 10th Birthday With LiveDVD

http://www.phoronix.com

Last year Gentoo canceled their 2008 release plans to focus on putting out just one release per year, while in years past they had put out as many as four releases per calendar year.

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16 Years of Debian

http://www.linux-magazine.com

It was about 16 years ago that Ian Murdock came upon the idea to design a new Linux distro. He named it Debian after Debra and Ian.

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It's *Not* The 15th Birthday of Linux – and Why That Matters

http://www.linuxjournal.com

Last week, I wondered whether I'd gone back in time. Everywhere I went online – on news sites, blogs and Twitter – people were celebrating the 15th birthday of Linux, it seemed. “How is this possible?”

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15 Interesting Facts About the Linux Kernel

http://www.junauza.com

15 years ago, on March 1994, Linux kernel version 1.0.0 was humbly released for the world to tinker with. To celebrate the historic moment, I have collected some really interesting facts about the Linux kernel.

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Linux kernel 1.0 turns 15 years old

http://www.tuxradar.com

That's right -- it's a day short of a decade and a half since Linus Torvalds announced version 1.0 of his kernel.

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Happy eighth birthday Drupal

http://buytaert.net

Today, eight years ago, Drupal 1.0.0 was released! The following snippet is taken directly from the original announcement...

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EFF's 18th Birthday Party with DJ Spooky

http://www.eff.org

"On Wednesday the 7th, EFF will be celebrating our 18th year of defending digital rights with our biggest bash yet! ..."

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Free Software Foundation Latin America: Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the GNU project

http://www.fsfla.org

"Few people had access to computers back when Richard Matthew Stallman realized the then-nascent software industry was adopting a business model based on denying software users their four essential freedoms, and that he could do something about it.

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Happy Birthday To GNU! — The FSFE Celebrates the GNU Project's 25th Birthday!

http://www.fsfeurope.org

"Today marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the initial announcement of the GNU Project, a pioneering initiative to develop an operating system that gives all users the freedom to modify it and publish modified versions, individually or working together.

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Lisp’s 50th Birthday Celebration

http://www.mcjones.org

"A celebration of the 50th anniversary of Lisp is taking place in October at OOPSLA 2008. John McCarthy will give a talk about the early history of Lisp..."

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