Debian “jessie” Release Information
Debian 8.11 was released June 23rd, 2018. Debian 8.0 was initially released on April 26th, 2015. The release included many major changes, described in our press release and the Release Notes.
Debian 8 has been superseded by
Debian 9 (
Regular security support updates have been discontinued as of June 17th, 2018.
Jessie also benefits from Long Term Support (LTS) until the end of June 2020. The LTS is limited to i386, amd64, armel and armhf. For more information, please refer to the LTS section of the Debian Wiki.
To obtain and install Debian, see the installation information page and the Installation Guide. To upgrade from an older Debian release, see the instructions in the Release Notes.
Architectures supported during LTS support:
When initially releasing Jessie, it was supported by these architectures:
- 64-bit PC (amd64)
- 32-bit PC (i386)
- EABI ARM (armel)
- Hard Float ABI ARM (armhf)
- MIPS (little endian)
- MIPS (big endian)
- IBM System z
- 64-bit ARM (AArch64)
- POWER Processors
Contrary to our wishes, there may be some problems that exist in the release, even though it is declared stable. We've made a list of the major known problems, and you can always report other issues to us.
Last but not least, we have a list of people who take credit for making this release happen.