Awards

Both our distribution and this website have won various awards from different organisations. Below is a list of the awards we know about. If you know of any others (or you are an organisation who has granted the website or distribution an award) then email webmaster@debian.org and we will put it up here.

Awards for the distribution

February 2012

Server Distribution of the Year, 2011 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Awards

Server Distribution of the Year

August 2011

Best Linux distro of 2011 by TuxRadar

Best Linux distro of 2011 by TuxRadar

March 2011

Best Open Source Server Distribution and Outstanding Contribution to Open Source/Linux/Free Software at the Linux New Media Awards 2011

Linux New media Award 2011

February 2011

Server Distribution of the Year, 2010 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Awards

Server Distribution of the Year

February 2010

Server Distribution of the Year, 2009 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Awards

Server Distribution of the Year

February 2009

Server Distribution of the Year, 2008 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Awards

Server Distribution of the Year

February 2008

Server Distribution of the Year, 2007 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Awards

Server Distribution of the Year

April 2006

Recommended Project by Linux+

Recommended Project by Linux+

November 2003

Best Distribution in Linux New Media Award 2003.

Appears in December 2003 issue (German) of Linux-Magazin.

Linux New media Award

October 2003

Best Enterprise Distribution in Linux Enterprise Reader's Choice 2003. (Results)

Best Distribution in Linux Journal 2003 Readers' Choice Awards.

Linux Journal Readers' Choice 2003

January 2003

Best budget choice for Linux as server OS in Mikrodatorn 1/2003.

Bästa budgetval 2003

November 2002

First place in the Distributions category for the Linux New Media Award 2002.

Appears in December 2002 issue (German) of Linux-Magazin. An English version is available as PDF file.

Linux New media Award

November 2000

VA Linux 2200 series with Debian won the Best Web Server award in the Linux Journal 2000 Editors' Choice Awards.

 

Readers' Choice award in the Infrastructure category at the Web Tools 2000 Conference and Exposition.

 

September 2000

Second place in the Server Distribution category for the Linux Magazine Editor's Choice Awards.

Editor's Choice Award 2000

Winner of LinuxWorld Conference & Expo Show Favorites for Distribution/Client.

Finalist for LinuxWorld Conference & Expo Show Favorites for Mail Server, Web Server, Distribution/Server.

LinuxWorld Conference & Expo Show Favorites 1999

Highly Commended Award for APCMAG Editor's Choice

 

Awards for the Website

Best of the Net award is given by Mining Company guide Best of the net April 1999
StudyWeb Excellence Award StudyWeb Award
Linux Magazine Top 100 Linux Web Sites
Appears in June 2000 issue of Linux Magazine.
Top 100 Linux Web Sites