Visual Guide to Debian Release Code Names

You have heard of Debian Code Names like woody, etch and sid as in the title of this blog 'Playing With Sid'. Have you wondered where they come from ? Well, they are all characters from the movie 'Toy Story' from Pixar. Here is a visual guide of other code names used in Debian project until now.

  • Buzz ToyStory picture
    buzz (Buzz Lightyear) was the spaceman,
  • Rex ToyStory picture
    rex was the tyrannosaurus,

  • Bo Peep ToyStory picture
    bo (Bo Peep) was the girl who took care of the sheep,

  • Hamm ToyStory picture
    hamm was the piggy bank,

  • slinkydog ToyStory picture
    slink (Slinky Dog (R)) was the toy dog,

  • Mr Potato ToyStory picture
    potato was, of course, Mr. Potato (R),

  • Woody ToyStory picture
    woody was the cowboy,

  • Sarge ToyStory picture
    sarge was the sergeant of the Green Plastic Army Men,

  • Etch ToyStory picture
    etch was the toy blackboard (Etch-a-Sketch (R)),

  • lenny ToyStory picture
    lenny was the binoculars.

  • Sid ToyStory picture
    sid was the boy next door who destroyed toys.

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1 comment:

  1. I watched Toy Story this evening (for the first time, what a loser!) and all I could think of was ZOMG DEBIAN. :)


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