Debian 6.0 Long Term Support reaching end-of-life
February 12th, 2016
The Debian Long Term Support (LTS)
Team hereby announces that Debian 6.0
squeeze) support will reach its end-of-life on February 29, 2016,
five years after its initial release on February 6, 2011.
There will be no further security support for Debian 6.0.
The LTS Team will prepare the transition to Debian 7 (
is the current oldstable release. The LTS team will take over support from the
Security Team on April 26, 2016.
Debian 7 will also receive Long Term Support for five years after its initial release with support ending in May 2018.
Debian and its LTS Team would like to thank all contributing users, developers and sponsors who are making it possible to extend the life of previous stable releases, and who have made this LTS a success.
The Debian Project was founded in 1993 by Ian Murdock to be a truly
free community project. Since then the project has grown to be one of
the largest and most influential open source projects. Thousands of
volunteers from all over the world work together to create and
maintain Debian software. Available in 70 languages, and
supporting a huge range of computer types, Debian calls itself the
universal operating system.
For further information, please visit the Debian web pages at https://www.debian.org/ or send mail to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.