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What is Debian?

Debian systems currently use the Linux kernel or the FreeBSD kernel. Linux is a piece of software started by Linus Torvalds and supported by thousands of programmers worldwide. FreeBSD is an operating system including a kernel and other software.
Debian is a tool in the Operating Systems category of a tech stack.

Who uses Debian?

Companies
1896 companies reportedly use Debian in their tech stacks, including trivago, N26, and BlaBlaCar.

Developers
6051 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Debian.

Debian Integrations

Apache Traffic Server, Mercurial, JFrog Artifactory, Netdata, and Jenkins X are some of the popular tools that integrate with Debian. Here's a list of all 43 tools that integrate with Debian.

Debian Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Debian?
Ubuntu
Ubuntu is an ancient African word meaning ‘humanity to others’. It also means ‘I am what I am because of who we all are’. The Ubuntu operating system brings the spirit of Ubuntu to the world of computers.
Fedora
Fedora is a Linux-based operating system that provides users with access to the latest free and open source software, in a stable, secure and easy to manage form. Fedora is the largest of many free software creations of the Fedora Project. Because of its predominance, the word "Fedora" is often used interchangeably to mean both the Fedora Project and the Fedora operating system.
CentOS
The CentOS Project is a community-driven free software effort focused on delivering a robust open source ecosystem. For users, we offer a consistent manageable platform that suits a wide variety of deployments. For open source communities, we offer a solid, predictable base to build upon, along with extensive resources to build, test, release, and maintain their code.
Linux Mint
The purpose of Linux Mint is to produce a modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use.
Arch Linux
A lightweight and flexible Linux distribution that tries to Keep It Simple.
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Debian's Followers
4618 developers follow Debian to keep up with related blogs and decisions.