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 * 2015-04-19: Jessie installer RC3 [[https://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/News/2015/20150419|released]]
 * 2015-04-25: Jessie target release date ([[https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2015/03/msg00016.html|announced]] on 2015-03-31)

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Debian Releases > Debian Jessie


Jessie is the development codename for Debian 8.

It is the current testing distribution.

Debian Jessie Life cycle

Before the release

  • 2012-07-27: Distribution codename announced

  • 2013-05-04: Wheezy released, development on Jessie started
  • 2013-10-13: Jessie freeze date announced

  • 2014-08-13: Jessie installer beta 1 released

  • 2014-10-05: Jessie installer beta 2 released

  • 2014-11-05: Jessie freeze Debian 8.0 "Jessie" is frozen

  • 2015-01-26: Jessie installer RC1 released

  • 2015-03-27: Jessie installer RC2 released

  • 2015-04-19: Jessie installer RC3 released

  • 2015-04-25: Jessie target release date (announced on 2015-03-31)

Architectures

  • work in progress, Read "Bits from the release teams" emails and arch_qualify page

    • Architectures that are likely to be dropped: s390 (i.e 31bits support is dropped), sparc, ia64

New Features

See New In Jessie

Packages & versions

  • work in progress

FAQ

Q) Which ''Toy Story'' character is Jessie ?

She's the cowgirl modeled after the character on the fictional television show Woody's Roundup (see Wikipedia page, picture)

See also: