Rex is the code name for a former Debian Stable distribution. It was released on December 12th, 1996 as Debian GNU/Linux 1.2, named after the plastic dinosaur in the Toy Story movies. This release consisted of 848 packages maintained by 120 developers. It was superseded by DebianBo on June 5th, 1997. Rex is now obsolete and security updates are no longer provided.