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Ian Murdock, father of Debian, dead at 42

by itsdigger / January 1, 2016 4:37 PM PST
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Always a shame when this happens.
by Dafydd Forum moderator / January 1, 2016 4:48 PM PST

Dafydd.

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Suicide followed Encounter with Police
by James Denison / January 1, 2016 7:02 PM PST
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Seems like he belonged there
by James Denison / January 5, 2016 10:29 PM PST
In reply to: A little more info

That's where he was found dead. Is it his residence? Was he arrested twice at his residence?

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Debian OS moves into second place
by James Denison / January 18, 2016 11:01 AM PST

I noticed today at distrowatch.com that Debian has replaced Ubuntu for second place, probably due to the recent death, as people have had more page hits at distrowatch due to it. I don't know if that indicates an increased awareness and interest in it as a system, or happenstance hits for those searching more information on the originator's recent death.

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