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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


[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
[04 Jun 2016] Updated Debian 7: 7.11 released
[13 May 2016] Debian Project wishes to thank Mythic Beasts for loaned hardware

For older news items see the News Page. If you would like to receive mail whenever new Debian news comes out, subscribe to the debian-announce mailing list.

Security Advisories

[25 Sep 2016] DSA-3677 libarchive - security update
[24 Sep 2016] DSA-3676 unadf - security update
[23 Sep 2016] DSA-3675 imagemagick - security update
[22 Sep 2016] DSA-3674 firefox-esr - security update
[22 Sep 2016] DSA-3673 openssl - security update
[21 Sep 2016] DSA-3672 irssi - security update
[20 Sep 2016] DSA-3671 wireshark - security update
[15 Sep 2016] DSA-3670 tomcat8 - security update
[15 Sep 2016] DSA-3669 tomcat7 - security update
[15 Sep 2016] DSA-3668 mailman - security update
[15 Sep 2016] DSA-3667 chromium-browser - security update
[14 Sep 2016] DSA-3666 mysql-5.5 - security update

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