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Debian is a free operating system (OS) for your computer. An operating system is the set of basic programs and utilities that make your computer run.

Debian provides more than a pure OS: it comes with over 43000 packages, precompiled software bundled up in a nice format for easy installation on your machine. Read more...

The latest stable release of Debian is 8.6. The last update to this release was made on September 17th, 2016. Read more about available versions of Debian.

Getting Started


[03 Oct 2016] Several donations boost reliability of Debian's core infrastructure
[27 Sep 2016] Debian Project mourns the loss of Kristoffer H. Rose
[17 Sep 2016] Updated Debian 8: 8.6 released
[09 Jul 2016] DebConf16 closes in Cape Town and DebConf17 dates announced
[02 Jul 2016] Debian Edu / Skolelinux Jessie — a complete Linux solution for your school
[04 Jun 2016] Updated Debian 8: 8.5 released

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Security Advisories

[25 Oct 2016] DSA-3701 nginx - security update
[25 Oct 2016] DSA-3700 asterisk - security update
[25 Oct 2016] DSA-3699 virtualbox - end-of-life
[24 Oct 2016] DSA-3698 php5 - security update
[21 Oct 2016] DSA-3697 kdepimlibs - security update
[19 Oct 2016] DSA-3696 linux - security update
[18 Oct 2016] DSA-3695 quagga - security update
[18 Oct 2016] DSA-3694 tor - security update
[14 Oct 2016] DSA-3693 libgd2 - security update
[13 Oct 2016] DSA-3692 freeimage - security update
[12 Oct 2016] DSA-3691 ghostscript - security update

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