Debian “etch” Release Information

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0r9 was released 22 Μαΐου 2010. Debian 4.0 was initially released on 08 Απριλίου 2007. The release included many major changes, described in our press release and the Release Notes.

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 has been superseded by Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 (lenny). Security updates have been discontinued as of the end of February 2010.

To obtain and install Debian GNU/Linux, see the installation information page and the Installation Guide. To upgrade from an older Debian release, see the instructions in the Release Notes.

The following computer architectures are supported in this release:

Contrary to our wishes, there may be some problems that exist in the release, even though it is declared stable. We've made a list of the major known problems, and you can always report other issues to us.

Last but not least, we have a list of people who take credit for making this release happen.