Today we are going to talk about Debian GNU/Linux. Alright, you wanted to try a Debian-based distro, not only because it is 100% free, it ensures and lives up to its name of delivering genuine free software in accordance with The Debian Free Software Guidelines. With its wide array of options in the Debian mirror site you can choose from, you simply want to know what is the most compatible distribution that fits your daily computing hustle. So without further ado, let's see what else it has to offer.
Right off the bat, Debian GNU/Linux tops the coveted list of best Debian-based distros around. Being the oldest, most stable distros contributing to its popularity, you can easily look for a solution if ever you encounter a problem by simply looking up on Google. Though facing any prolong error, the odds are zero to none with its very user-friendly community where you can easily hit them up for any troubles. Each new packages are also thoroughly tested to check its availability before it is released, using mostly a Rolling or Release based model. It is also very easy for new users to install Debian. To install Debian, all you need to do is download an ISO image from the official Debian website and burn it to a CD or a DVD or make a bootable flash drive using a tool like Rufus. You can download Rufus from their website and install it following its directions. If you do not have a Windows computer you can download Win32 Disk Imager from the Internet. It works on Macs, PCs, and Linux machines.
Pretty neat huh, the Debian GNU/Linux even provides more than 58000 software packages where you can choose a package to install, too many in fact that Debian invented a tool for this particular purpose. By utilizing a nearby server, it'll speed up its installation as Debian is mirrored (distributed) on hundreds of serves available on the Internet. After all, Debian Project who's behind its creation made the sole purpose to create a free operating system. It is so committed to developing free softwares, they gave birth to the Debian Social Contract. It is centered around Debian Free SoftwareGuidelines( DSFG), a set of terms and conditions agreed upon by the free software community, Open Source Definition sits at its core. So, we hope you have learned a lot from this review. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask.