Debian “stretch” Release Information
Debian 9.13 was released July 18th, 2020. Debian 9.0 was initially released on June 17th, 2017. The release included many major changes, described in our press release and the Release Notes.
Debian 9 has been superseded by
Debian 10 (
Security updates have been discontinued as of July 6th, 2020.
Stretch also had benefited from Long Term Support (LTS) until the end of June 2022. The LTS was limited to i386, amd64, armel, armhf and arm64. All other architectures were no longer supported in stretch. For more information, please refer to the LTS section of the Debian Wiki.
To obtain and install Debian, see the installation information page and the Installation Guide. To upgrade from an older Debian release, see the instructions in the Release Notes.
Architectures supported during Long Term Support:
Computer architectures supported at initial release of stretch:
- 64-bit PC (amd64)
- 32-bit PC (i386)
- EABI ARM (armel)
- Hard Float ABI ARM (armhf)
- MIPS (little endian)
- MIPS (big endian)
- IBM System z
- 64-bit ARM (AArch64)
- POWER Processors
- 64-bit MIPS (little endian)
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.