Debian Long Term Support
Debian Long Term Support (LTS) is a project to extend the lifetime of all Debian stable releases to (at least) 5 years. Debian LTS will not be handled by the Debian security team, but by a separate group of volunteers and companies interested in making it a success (with some overlap in people involved).
Thus the Debian LTS team takes over security maintenance of the various releases once the Debian Security team stops its work. The team will thus handle:
- Debian 6 “Squeeze” until February 2016
- Debian 7 “Wheezy” from February 2016 to May 2018
- Debian 8 “Jessie“ from May 2018 to April/May 2020
Companies using Debian who are benefitting from this project are encouraged to either help directly or contribute financially. The amount of packages which are properly supported depends directly on the level of support that we get.
See the following sub pages for details:
All LTS related pages are listed in the LTS category
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