Welcome to Debian
This space is maintained by the Welcome Team, a group of current Debian users and developers wanting to help other aspiring or beginner Debian users.
Start using Debian
Questions? Ask online, on IRC
The Welcome team members can be found online on IRC (Internet Relay Chat):
First time around
Ask your questions and check the beginners guides on the Debian forums
Try or Install Debian
The following files are ISO images which can be used to make a bootable CD or USB key used to start your system with. More details about this, especially how to create such media in other operating systems, are available on the FAQ.
Take a look at DontBreakDebian page in the wiki before attempting a new installation.
More experienced users may want to download other versions, types and sizes of installers (including installers for older computers, network-based, servers, etc.).
Find out more about Debian releases, including community support cycles, release/End-of-Life dates, repositories, etc.
Joining the Debian Community
Check the wiki content writing style guidelines before contributing content
Check the Screenshots section in the Editor Guide before contributing screenshots
Eventually each distribution's section would move to a page under /Welcome, as content is augmented/improved.
Utnubu (inactive) is Ubuntu spelled backwards. One of Ubuntu's activities is frequently redistributing packages originally from Debian to Ubuntu's users. Utnubu was about the reverse, copying packages from Ubuntu to Debian.