Condolances for Debian and whole GNU Linux Community

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Condolances for Debian and whole GNU Linux Community

Postby tarakbumba » Dec 31st, '15, 10:00

Ian Murdock; founder and one of main contributors of Debian GNU Linux and community had passed away on Monday night at age of 42. There is no reliable news how this happen but we, all GNU/Linux community lost a precious member, developer and a prominent figure. I' m very sorry for his family, RIP Ian.

Further news: https://bits.debian.org/2015/12/mournin ... rdock.html
http://blog.docker.com/2015/12/ian-murdock/
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Re: Condolances for Debian and whole GNU Linux Community

Postby isadora » Dec 31st, '15, 14:21

Always sad news, but such a young age :cry:

Strength to all those left behind.
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Re: Condolances for Debian and whole GNU Linux Community

Postby filip » Dec 31st, '15, 21:24

My condolences too. And gratefulness. Ian started not only a great distro but also a great movement.
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Re: Condolances for Debian and whole GNU Linux Community

Postby Germ » Jan 1st, '16, 17:07

That's sad. We lost a good one.

RIP Ian.
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