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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.

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:

The supported architectures for Debian LTS are: i386, amd64, armel and armhf.

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.

Important Subpages

See the following sub pages for details:

All LTS related pages are listed in the LTS category


Get in contact

The most important way of communication is the mailing list debian-lts. See LTS/Contact for more.

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