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Debian Releases > Debian Stretch

Stretch is the development codename for Debian 9. Stretch receives Long-Term-Support since 2020-07-06. It was superseded by Debian Buster on 2019-07-06.

It is the current oldstable distribution.

Debian Stretch Life cycle

Before the release

Release and updates


Stretch was released with 10 architecture ports as announced by the release team:

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New Features

See New In Stretch

#NewInStretch blog posts

Packages & versions


The selected artwork theme for Stretch is softWaves designed by Juliette Taka Belin.


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

see Wikipedia page

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