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The Debian Project [[https://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/project-history/ch-intro.en.html#s1.1|was officially founded]] by Ian Murdock on [[http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=CBusDD.MIK%40unix.portal.com&output=gplain|August 16th, 1993]]. The Debian Community celebrates it's birthday, '''Debian Day''', on this day each year. ''(It has also been called Debian Appreciation Day.)'' The Debian Project [[https://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/project-history/ch-intro.en.html#s1.1|was officially founded]] by Ian Murdock on [[http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=CBusDD.MIK%40unix.portal.com&output=gplain|1993-08-16]]. The Debian Community celebrates its birthday, '''Debian Day''', on this day each year. ''(It has also been called Debian Appreciation Day.)''

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The Debian Project was officially founded by Ian Murdock on 1993-08-16. The Debian Community celebrates its birthday, Debian Day, on this day each year. (It has also been called Debian Appreciation Day.)

There is also a day of activities called a Debian Day (DebianDayDebConf) shortly before or after the yearly Debian Conference, DebConf.

Debian Day by year pages

You can check if a there is a Debian Day celebration being organized in a city near you and look to past celebrations on the following pages. If there is no information for your location, you are invited to create it.

Organize a local Debian Day celebration

If you want to organize Debian Day for your city, we urge you to follow these instructions:

  • Select a place for the celebration that has:
    • Easy access
    • That have sufficient electrical outlets, if they want to do an install fest.
  • Sponsors: Ideally you should choose sponsors that don't have links to private products.
  • Activities: some activities that you may wish to choose include:
    • Install Fest
    • Key signing party
    • Talks about:
      • Debian
      • Free Software
  • Advertising: If you have made some art for this event, share it with everybody! and put link for it here.

  • Create your Debian Day event page under the country of you're living in. If your city doesn't appear, can create the information necessary in the right space provided.
  • Go to DebianDay 2016 and share your details and links.

Curiosa

CPAN, the Comprehensive Perl Archive Network, has birthday on the same day.


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