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Debian

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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 'Toy Story'.

  • 1.1 - Buzz (released on 1996-06-17)
  • 1.2 - Rex (released on 1996-12-12)
  • 1.3 - Bo (released on 1997-06-05, support ended on 1998-05-14)
  • 2.0 - Hamm (released on 1998-07-24, support ended on 1999-02-15)
  • 2.1 - Slink (released on 1999-03-09, support ended on 2000-09-30)
  • 2.2 - Potato (released on 2000-08-15, support ended on 2003-06-30)
  • 3.0 - Woody (released on 2002-07-19, support ended on 2006-06-30)
  • 3.1 - Sarge (released on 2005-06-06, support ended on 2008-03-31)
  • 4.0 - Etch (released on 2007-04-08, support ended on 2010-02-15)
  • 5.0 - Lenny (released on 2009-02-14, support ended on 2012-02-06)
  • 6.0 - Squeeze (released on 2011-02-06, support ended on 2014-05-31[1])
  • 7.0 - Wheezy (released on 2013-05-04, support ended on 2018-05-31)
  • 8.0 - Jessie (released on 2015-04-25, support ends 2020-06-30)
  • 9.0 - Stretch (released on 2017-06-17)
  • 10.0 - Buster (future)

The unstable branch of development is called Sid.

References[edit]

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