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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

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

[01 Dec 2016] DSA-3728 firefox-esr - security update
[30 Nov 2016] DSA-3727 hdf5 - security update
[27 Nov 2016] DSA-3725 icu - security update
[26 Nov 2016] DSA-3726 imagemagick - security update
[24 Nov 2016] DSA-3724 gst-plugins-good0.10 - security update
[24 Nov 2016] DSA-3723 gst-plugins-good1.0 - security update
[22 Nov 2016] DSA-3722 vim - security update
[21 Nov 2016] DSA-3721 tomcat7 - security update
[21 Nov 2016] DSA-3720 tomcat8 - security update
[21 Nov 2016] DSA-3719 wireshark - security update

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