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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 8.5. The last update to this release was made on June 4th, 2016. Read more about available versions of Debian.

Getting Started


[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
[25 Apr 2016] Security support for Wheezy handed over to the LTS team

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

[26 Aug 2016] DSA-3655 mupdf - security update
[26 Aug 2016] DSA-3654 quagga - security update
[25 Aug 2016] DSA-3653 flex - security update
[25 Aug 2016] DSA-3652 imagemagick - security update
[25 Aug 2016] DSA-3651 rails - security update
[17 Aug 2016] DSA-3650 libgcrypt20 - security update
[17 Aug 2016] DSA-3649 gnupg - security update
[12 Aug 2016] DSA-3648 wireshark - security update
[11 Aug 2016] DSA-3647 icedove - security update
[11 Aug 2016] DSA-3646 postgresql-9.4 - security update

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