Debian

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Debian
Distribution of Linux
Debian-9.0-Desktop.png
Architecture
Latest versionDebian 9.0
Initial release1996-06-17
User interface

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

Version History[edit]

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

Name Codename Release date Support ended/ends
1.1 Buzz 1996-06-17
1.2 Rex 1996-12-12
1.3 Bo 1997-06-05 1998-05-14
2.0 Hamm 1998-07-24 1999-02-15
2.1 Slink 1999-03-09 2000-09-30
2.2 Potato 2000-08-15 2003-06-30
3.0 Woody 2002-07-19 2006-06-30
3.1 Sarge 2005-06-06 2008-03-31
4.0 Etch 2007-04-08 2010-02-15
5.0 Lenny 2009-02-14 2012-02-06
6.0 Squeeze 2011-02-06 2014-05-31[1]
7.0 Wheezy 2013-05-04 2018-05-31
8.0 Jessie 2015-04-25 2020-06-30
9.0 Stretch 2017-06-17
10.0 Buster Mid-2019
11.0 Bullseye TBA
12.0 Bookworm TBA
Unstable Sid

References[edit]

  1. Long term support for IA-32 and x86-64 ended in 2016-02