Debian Releases > Debian Bullseye
Bullseye is the codename for Debian 11, released on 2021-08-14.
It is the current stable distribution.
Debian Bullseye Life cycle
Before the release
See Bullseye freeze timeline and policy for more information.
2016-07-06: Distribution codename announced
- 2021-01-12: Transition and (build-)essentials Freeze
- 2021-02-12: Soft Freeze
- 2021-03-12: Hard Freeze - for key packages and packages without autopkgtests
- 2021-07-17: Full Freeze
2021-08-14: Release date announced
Release and updates
2021-08-14: Initial release: 11.0 (press release)
A total of nine architectures are supported:
amd64 for AMD64 64-bit PC / Intel EM64T / x86-64
i386 for i386 32-bit PC / Intel IA-32
ppc64el for PowerPC 64-bit little-endian Motorola/IBM PowerPC
s390x for S390 64-bit IBM S/390
armel for ARM
armhf for ARM older and more recent 32-bit hardware
arm64 for ARM 64-bit AArch64 architecture
mipsel for MIPS 32-bit little-endian hardware
mips64el for MIPS 64-bit little-endian hardware
See New In Bullseye
Packages & versions
work in progress
Download CD: http://www.debian.org/CD/
Package Repository: http://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/bullseye/
Release information: http://www.debian.org/releases/bullseye/
- Q) What should I use in sources.list for bullseye?
- There is a change in the security repository compared to prior releases.
deb http://deb.debian.org/debian bullseye main deb http://security.debian.org/debian-security bullseye-security main deb http://deb.debian.org/debian bullseye-updates main
You may of course add contrib and/or non-free if needed, or select a different mirror.
- Q) Which ''Toy Story'' character is Bullseye?
see Wikipedia page