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SparkyLinux code names

SparkyLinux is based and fully compatible with Debian of the following releases:

  • Sparky 8 “The Seven Sisters” (based on Debian 13 “Trixie”)

From Wikipedia:
The Pleiades also known as The Seven Sisters, Messier 45 and other names by different cultures, is an asterism and an open star cluster containing middle-aged, hot B-type stars in the north-west of the constellation Taurus.

  • Sparky 7 “Orion Belt” (based on Debian 12 “Bookworm”)

From Wikipedia:
Orion's Belt or the Belt of Orion, also known as the Three Kings or Three Sisters, is an asterism in the constellation Orion. It consists of the three bright stars Alnitak, Alnilam, and Mintaka…

…The Orion correlation theory (or Giza–Orion correlation theory) is a fringe theory in alternative Egyptology. It posits that there is a correlation between the location of the three largest pyramids of the Giza pyramid complex and Orion's Belt of the constellation Orion, and that this correlation was intended as such by the original builders of the Giza pyramid complex.

  • Sparky 6 “Po Tolo” (based on Debian 11 “Bullseye”)

From Wikibooks (PL):
The Dogon believe that they come from the space and landed to the accompaniment of roars and flames on a side of Lake Debo. They believe that they come from the star of Sirius B – a white dwarf star located near the Sirius A, which is the brightest star in the sky. Dogoni named the Sirius A – Sigi Tolo, and Sirius B – Po Tolo… …it was not known until the nineteenth century that astronomers in Europe assumed the existence of Sirius B, and its discovery took place in 1970.

  • Sparky 5 “Nibiru” (based on Debian 10 “Buster”)

From Wikipedia:
In Babylonian astronomy, Nibiru (in cuneiform spelled dné-bé-ru or MULni-bi-rum). The term refers to the equinox and the astronomical objects associated with it… …Nibiru was considered the seat of the summus deus who shepherds the stars like sheep, in Babylon identified with Marduk.

  • Sparky 4 “Tyche” (based on Debian 9 “Stretch”)

From Wikipedia:
Tyche is the nickname given to a hypothetical gas giant located in the Solar System’s Oort cloud. Tyche (Τύχη, meaning “fortune” or “luck” in Greek) was the Greek goddess of fortune and prosperity.

  • Sparky 3 “Annagerman” (based on Debian 8 “Jessie”)

From Wikipedia PL:
(2519) Annagerman (1975 VD2) - an asteroid from the main asteroid belt orbiting the Sun for 5.57 years with an average distance of 3.14 au. It was discovered on November 2, 1975 by Tamara Smirna. The asteroid's name was given in honor of Anna German, a Polish singer and composer.

  • Sparky 2 “Eris” (based on Debian 7 “Wheezy”)

From Wikipedia:
Eris (minor planet designation 136199 Eris) is the most massive and second-largest known dwarf planet in the Solar System. Eris was discovered in January 2005 by a Palomar Observatory-based team led by Mike Brown, and its discovery was verified later that year.

  • Sparky 1 “Venus” (based on Debian 6 “Squeeze”)

From Wikipedia:
Venus is the second planet from the Sun. It is named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty. As the second-brightest natural object in Earth's night sky after the Moon, Venus can cast shadows and can be, on rare occasion, visible to the naked eye in broad daylight.

code_names.txt · Last modified: 2023/06/18 16:53 by pavroo