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View Poll Results: How do you pronounce "Debian" yourself?
dee-bin 1 2.08%
deb-en 0 0%
deb-ian 30 62.50%
deh-bee-uhn 13 27.08%
Other (please specify in post) 4 8.33%
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Old 04-14-2021, 05:03 PM   #16
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Dee-bee-yen

If it was Dehb-yin or Deh-whatever, there would be two B's, as in Debbian.
 
Old 04-14-2021, 09:31 PM   #17
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Large parts of LQ is just us searching for asked questions: how do Debra and Ian Murdock pronounce Debian...
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How does one pronounce Debian and what does this word mean? The project name is pronounced Deb'-ee-en, with a short e in Deb, and emphasis on the first syllable. This word is a contraction of the names of Debra and Ian Murdock, who founded the project.

https://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/d...0the%20project.

Chapter 1. Definitions and overview - Debian
of course in the hacker community it's all phun and games...
 
Old 04-14-2021, 09:41 PM   #18
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In Espanol. Deb y Ian
 
Old 04-22-2021, 04:52 PM   #19
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Sometimes something right is wrong.
I am really p...ed off at the way English people pronounce 'deluxe'.
 
Old 04-23-2021, 06:36 AM   #20
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'deluxe'.
Oh there is hope !!
@leclerc can you find a way to show the sound of en ‹é› to native English-speakers? I find not one English word using that sound. The German ad-hoc pronunciation of Debian uses that, like in „Débiahn“. The pretentious say (of course) Diebien.
 
Old 04-23-2021, 01:48 PM   #21
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The Queen speaks French very well.
 
Old 04-24-2021, 04:56 AM   #22
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@leclerc can you find a way to show the sound of en ‹é› to native English-speakers? I find not one English word using that sound.
We were told in our French classes that it is the sound half way between the e of get and the i of fit.
 
Old 04-26-2021, 11:33 PM   #23
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Here in America we love accents, of course I think we're better at stereotyping than y'all?!.
 
Old 04-27-2021, 10:25 AM   #24
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Or as the man himself pronounces it 'Leenics', (as near as I can write his pronunciation in English).

Lynuks is how they quite often say it over the other side of the pond, whereas we know it's Linux......
Me gusta Lee Nookz
 
Old 04-27-2021, 06:13 PM   #25
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No language nerd will live to be 200?

Lions, Tigers and consonants oh my... bye!
 
Old 04-27-2021, 10:55 PM   #26
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I like to pronounce "Debian" as "Da BEAN", and in doing so think of the Cloud Gate sculpture in Chicage, which is affectionately known as, "The Bean".
 
Old 04-27-2021, 11:34 PM   #27
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Hello, this is Linus Torvalds, and I pronounce "Linux" as "Linux".
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c39QPDTDdXU
Unlike the name Debian, ketchup wasn't created by one person so catchup and land on your feet.
 
Old 04-29-2021, 05:07 PM   #28
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Debian

"DAY-b-en"
 
Old 04-29-2021, 08:28 PM   #29
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Deb ian for me too.
 
Old 05-20-2021, 06:42 AM   #30
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