Carl T. Holscher is a compiler, writer, tinkerer, coder, designer, thinker living in Bethesda, MD.

 

The official pronunciation of Debian is ‘deb ee n’. The name comes from the names of the creator of Debian, Ian Murdock, and his wife, Debra.

A Brief History of Debian - Introduction — What is the Debian Project?

I never thought about where the name came from. Happy belated birthday, Debian.

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I never think about how things got their name. Deb. Ian. Debian. Makes sense.

I’d love to see a site devoted to the origin stories of the names for things like this.

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