Debian “buster” Release Information
The code name for the next major Debian release after stretch is
This release started as a copy of stretch, and is currently in a state called
Please note that security updates for
testing distribution are
not yet managed by the security team. Hence,
not get security updates in a timely manner.
You are encouraged to switch your
sources.list entries from testing to stretch for the time being if you
need security support. See also the entry in the
Security Team's FAQ for
For installation images and documentation about how to install
see the Debian-Installer page.
To find out more about how the
testing distribution works, check
the developers' information about it.
People often ask if there is a single release
Unfortunately there isn't one, but we can refer you to several places
that describe things needed to be dealt with for the release to happen:
- Generic release status page
- Release-critical bugs
- Base system bugs
- Bugs in standard and task packages
In addition, general status reports are posted by the release manager to the debian-devel-announce mailing list.