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'''Jessie''' is the development codename for Debian 8. '''Jessie''' is the development codename for Debian 8. Jessie receives [[LTS|Long-Term-Support]] since 2018-06-17. It was superseded by Debian '''[[DebianStretch|Stretch]]''' on 2017-06-17.
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 * 2016-06-17: Jessie becomes [[DebianOldStable|oldstable]]. ~-(i.e. A new stable is released: [[DebianStretch|Debian Stretch]])-~
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 * 2018-05-18: Long-Term-Support announced ([[https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4205|security advisory]]).
 * 2018-06-23: Updated (8.11) ([[https://www.debian.org/News/2018/20180623|press release]]).
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  * Architectures that are likely to be dropped: s390 (i.e 31bits support is dropped), sparc, ia64   * Two architectures have been introduced: arm64 and ppc64el, and three were dropped: s390 (i.e 31bits support is dropped, replaced by s390x), sparc, and ia64.

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Debian Releases > Debian Jessie


Jessie is the development codename for Debian 8. Jessie receives Long-Term-Support since 2018-06-17. It was superseded by Debian Stretch on 2017-06-17.

It is the current oldstable distribution.

Debian Jessie Life cycle

Before the release

Release and updates

Architectures

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

    • Two architectures have been introduced: arm64 and ppc64el, and three were dropped: s390 (i.e 31bits support is dropped, replaced by s390x), sparc, and ia64.

New Features

See New In Jessie

Packages & versions

  • apt: 1.0.9.8.1
  • kernel: Linux 3.16
  • gcc: 4.9
  • Gnome 3.14, KDE 4.14, Xfce 4.10

  • libc: libc6 2.19-18
  • X-server: Xorg 7.7

Expected version, as of 2015-09-08

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: