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Debian Releases > Debian Wheezy

Wheezy is the development codename for Debian 7. Wheezy received Long-Term-Support until 2018-05-31. Now it is archived and no longer receives official security updates. It was superseded by Debian 8 'Jessie' on 2015-04-25.

Security updates are not provided anymore.

Debian Wheezy Life cycle

Before the release

Release and updates


New Features

Packages & versions

Expected version, as of 2013-01-14


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

He's the rubber toy penguin with a red bow tie (see Wikipedia page, picture)

Q) Now that wheezy is archived, how do I get packages for it?
Use the following in your sources.list:
  • deb wheezy main
    deb wheezy/updates main

Add contrib and non-free if needed.

See also:

CategoryRelease CategoryLegacy