Debian

Debian
Distribution of Linux
Debian 11 gnome.png
Debian 11 desktop
Architecturei386, amd64, arm64, armel, armhf, mips, mips64el, mipsel, ppc64el, s390x
Latest versionDebian 11.0
Initial release17 June 1996
User interfaceGNOME, Xfce, KDE Plasma, Cinnamon, MATE, LXDE, LXQt

Debian is a Linux distribution that forms the base of the Ubuntu operating system in infrastructure.

Timeline[edit | edit source]

All versions of Debian are named after characters from the film franchise "Toy Story".

Name Codename Release date Support end date
Debian 1.1 Buzz 17 June 1996
Debian 1.2 Rex 12 December 1996
Debian 1.3 Bo 5 June 1997 14 May 1998
Debian 2.0 Hamm 24 July 1998 15 February 1999
Debian 2.1 Slink 9 March 1999 30 October 2000
Debian 2.2 Potato 15 August 2000 30 June 2003
Debian 3.0 Woody 19 July 2002 30 June 2006
Debian 3.1 Sarge 6 June 2005 31 March 2008
Debian 4.0 Etch 8 April 2007 15 February 2010
Debian 5.0 Lenny 14 February 2009 6 February 2012
Debian 6.0 Squeeze 6 February 2011 31 May 2014; Long term support for IA-32 and x86-64 ended on 29 February 2016
Debian 7.0 Wheezy 4 May 2013 26 April 2016; Long term support for IA-32 and x86-64 ended on 31 May 2018
Debian 8.0 Jessie 25 April 2015 17 June 2018; Long term support for IA-32 and x86-64 ended on 30 June 2020
Debian 9.0 Stretch 17 June 2017 2020; Long term support for IA-32 and x86-64 will end in June 2022
Debian 10.0 Buster 6 July 2019 2022; Long term support for IA-32 and x86-64 will end in 2024
Debian 11.0 Bullseye 14 August 2021
Debian 12.0 Bookworm TBA
Debian 13.0 Trixie TBA