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Debian Releases > Debian Bookworm
Bookworm is the development codename for Debian 12.
It is the current testing distribution.
Debian Bookworm Life cycle
Before the release
See Bookworm freeze timeline and policy for more information.
2018-04-16: Distribution codename announced
2021-08-14: bullseye is released, and bookworm becomes testing
- 2023-01-12: Transition and Toolchain Freeze
- 2023-02-12: Soft Freeze
- 2023-03-12: Hard Freeze - for key packages and packages without autopkgtests
- 2023-05-24: Full Freeze
2023-06-10: Release date announced
Release and updates
work in progress, Read "Bits from the release teams" emails and arch_qualify page
See New In Bookworm
Packages & versions
work in progress
Download CD: https://www.debian.org/CD/
Package Repository: https://deb.debian.org/debian/dists/bookworm/
Release information: https://www.debian.org/releases/bookworm/
- Q) Which ''Toy Story'' character is Bookworm?
see Wikipedia page
Debian Bullseye - The previous distribution.
Debian Trixie - The next distribution.