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This announce has now been published. If something has to be updated, that's on the website (webwml repository).

Title: Debian Installer Wheezy Alpha1 release

The Debian Installer team is pleased to announce the first alpha release of the installer for Debian Wheezy.

Improvements in this release of the installer

Behavioral changes in this release

Hardware support changes

Known issues in this release

See the errata for details and a full list of known issues will be updated soon.

Not yet known issues in this release

We do need your help to find bugs and further improve the installer, so please try it. Installer CDs, other media and everything else you will need are available at our web site.


The Debian Installer team thanks everybody who has contributed to this release.

Blockers for final release

7.0.0 targeted bugs

Good to have fixed