Debian “wheezy” Release Information
Debian 7.11 was released June 4th, 2016. Debian 7.0 was initially released on May 4th, 2013. The release included many major changes, described in our press release and the Release Notes.
Debian 7 has been superseded by
Debian 8 (
Wheezy also benefits from Long Term Support (LTS) until the end of May 2018. 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.
The following computer architectures are supported in this release:
- 64-bit PC (amd64)
- 32-bit PC (i386)
- EABI ARM (armel)
- Hard Float ABI ARM (armhf)
- kFreeBSD 64-bit PC (amd64)
- Intel Itanium IA-64
- MIPS (little endian)
- kFreeBSD 32-bit PC (i386)
- IBM S/390
- MIPS (big endian)
- IBM System z
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.