Debian Linux

Ubuntu Linux Debian Linux logo

Debian Linux is one of the oldest and most reliable Linux distributions today, popular for both servers and desktops. Debian is used as the base operating system for Ubuntu Linux, Raspbian, Armbian and Linux Mint (which is directly based off Ubuntu).

Current release as of June 2019: Debian 9.9 Stretch

Debian Linux versions

Each Debian Linux release receives a codename:

  • Debian 9 – stretch
  • Debian 8 – jessie
  • Debian 7 – wheezy
  • Debian 6.0 – squeeze
  • Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 – lenny
  • Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 – etch
  • Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 – sarge
  • Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 – woody
  • Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 – potato
  • Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 – slink
  • Debian GNU/Linux 2.0 – hamm

See Also

Keep Learning

Follow me on Facebook, Twitter or Telegram:
I learn with Educative: Educative I'm also a fan of SetApp for macOS: SetApp for macOS
IT Consultancy
I'm a principal consultant with Tech Stack Solutions. I help with cloud architectrure, AWS deployments and automated management of Unix/Linux infrastructure. Get in touch!
Recent Articles
16 Jun 2022

curl --insecure

31 May 2022

Trying VSCode

09 Mar 2022

Linux Mint as a Desktop OS

Recent Tweets