Debian Releases > Debian Jessie
Jessie is the development codename for Debian 8.
It is the current stable 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
2015-03-31: Jessie target release date announced
2015-04-19: Jessie installer RC3 released
Release and updates
2015-04-25: Initial release: 8.0 (press release)
2015-06-06: Updated (8.1) (press release).
2015-09-05: Updated (8.2) (press release).
2016-01-23: Updated (8.3) (press release).
2016-04-02: Updated (8.4) (press release).
2016-06-04: Updated (8.5) (press release).
- Architectures that are likely to be dropped: s390 (i.e 31bits support is dropped), sparc, ia64
See New In Jessie
Packages & versions
- apt: 126.96.36.199.1
- kernel: Linux 3.16
- gcc: 4.9
- libc: libc6 2.19-18
- X-server: Xorg 7.7
Expected version, as of 2015-09-08
Download CD: http://www.debian.org/CD/
Package Repository: http://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/jessie/
Release information: http://www.debian.org/releases/jessie/
- Q) Which ''Toy Story'' character is Jessie ?