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Debian Releases > Debian Wheezy


Wheezy is the development codename for Debian 7.0.

It is the current oldstable distribution.

Debian Wheezy Life cycle

Before the release

  • 2010-09-03: Distribution codename announced

  • 2011-02-06: Squeeze released, development on Wheezy started
  • 2012-01-29: Linux kernel 3.2 is uploaded to Wheezy with longterm support, see announcement

  • 2012-05-13: Wheezy releases alpha 1 installer, see announcement

  • 2012-06-21: Wheezy freeze date unveiled, see announcement

  • 2012-06-30: Wheezy is now under freeze, see announcement

  • 2012-07-30: End of the automatic freeze exception, see announcement

  • 2012-08-04: Wheezy releases beta 1 installer, see announcement

  • 2012-09-09: Wheezy releases beta 2 installer, see announcement

  • 2012-10-18: Wheezy releases beta 3 installer, see announcement

  • 2012-11-08: Freeze policy updates (no more pre-approved and maintainer changes), see announcement

  • 2012-11-22: Wheezy releases beta 4 installer, see announcement

  • 2013-01-23: Freeze policy update (no more translation updates), see announcement

  • 2013-02-17: Wheezy releases release candidate 1 (RC1) installer, see announcement

  • 2013-04-27: Wheezy releases release candidate 2 (RC2) installer, see announcement

  • 2013-05-02: Wheezy releases release candidate 3 (RC3) installer, see announcement

Release and updates

Architectures

  • Wheezy is officially supported on the following architectures: amd64, armel, armhf, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390, s390x, sparc. (see Wheezy's release page...)

New Features

Packages & versions

  • apt: 0.9.7
  • kernel: Linux 3.2
  • gcc: 4.7.2
  • Gnome 3.4, KDE 4.8, Xfce 4.8

  • libc: eglibc 2.13
  • X Server: Xorg R7.7

Expected version, as of 2013-01-14

FAQ

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

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

See also: