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DistroWatch.com: Debian

Debian

Last Update: 2017-07-25 06:20 UTC


The Debian Project is an association of individuals who have made common cause to create a free operating system. This operating system is called Debian. Debian systems currently use the Linux kernel. Linux is a completely free piece of software started by Linus Torvalds and supported by thousands of programmers worldwide. Of course, the thing that people want is application software: programs to help them get what they want to do done, from editing documents to running a business to playing games to writing more software. Debian comes with over 50,000 packages (precompiled software that is bundled up in a nice format for easy installation on your machine) - all of it free. It's a bit like a tower. At the base is the kernel. On top of that are all the basic tools. Next is all the software that you run on the computer. At the top of the tower is Debian -- carefully organizing and fitting everything so it all works together.

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Debian Summary
Distribution Debian (formerly Debian GNU/Linux)
Home Page http://www.debian.org/
Mailing Lists http://lists.debian.org/
User Forums http://forums.debian.net/
Alternative User Forums LinuxQuestions.org
Documentation http://www.debian.org/doc/
Debianizzati (Italian)
Screenshots http://screenshots.debian.net/DistroWatch Gallery
Screencasts
Download Mirrors http://www.debian.org/distrib/ftplist
Debian on CD
Bug Tracker http://bugs.debian.org/
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  Releases, download links and checksums:
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 • 2011-02-06: Distribution Release: Debian GNU/Linux 6.0
 • 2009-02-15: Distribution Release: Debian GNU/Linux 5.0
 • 2009-02-01: Development Release: Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 RC2
 • 2008-11-13: Development Release: Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 RC1
 • 2008-10-24: Distribution Release: Debian GNU/Linux 4.0r5
 • 2008-08-27: Development Release: Debian Live 5.0 Beta 1
 • 2008-07-27: Distribution Release: Debian GNU/Linux 4.0r4
 • 2008-06-09: Development Release: Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 Beta 2
 • 2008-02-17: Distribution Release: Debian GNU/Linux 4.0r3
 • More Debian releases...

  Headlines:
 •2017-07-22 New media for Debian 9
 •2017-07-19 Interview with Chris Lamb
 •2017-06-21 Debian replaces live images
 •2017-06-04 Debian gets Yunit/Unity 8 packages
 •2017-05-26 Debian 9's release date
 •2017-05-06 Debian updates install media
 •2017-04-28 Debian axing CD install sets
 •2017-04-25 Debian plans to retire FTP access
 •2017-04-25 Debian port for RISC-V
 •2017-04-16 Debian elects Chris Lamb
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Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Text mode Installation
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Package Management DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB Package Management
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Full Package List unstable testing 9 8.0 7.0 6.0 5.0 4.0 3.1 3.0 2.2 2.1 2.0 1.3 1.2 1.1 Full Package List

Full Package List:   Debian 1.3
  Number of packages: 887 (download as TXT)
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  •  debianutils 1.8.9
  •  debmake 3.3.1
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  •  diald 0.16.4
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  •  diff 2.7
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  •  dnsutils 970203
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Version: 9
Rating: 8
Date: 2017-07-24
Votes: 1


I'm on LXDE 9.1 release, it works but there are a few minor issues - Wifi card not supported so I use my ethernet instead. Install felt a little clunky and not how I'd imagine Debian 9 to be. Anyway, out of the box Debian 9 has much to offer, pleanty of applications to use and being LXDE it uses only 270mb of RAM while idle and about 400mb while doing things like browsing or watching videos etc.

So yeah, Debian works but is not finely tuned like 8.8 was, however as time goes on I'm sure the next 9. releases will improve the system and Debian will be the flawless OS once again.


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Version: 9
Rating: 3
Date: 2017-07-24
Votes: 0


This syste is a pain, installation and configuration requires many hours of studying the system.
After installation of WL driver for my WiFi card I still did not have conncection due to interfaces problem.
Debian leves too many things to user to configure.
From one side it contains codecs by default when some other distros does not, like Fedora or Suse.
From other side, non-free image does not many, but many firmware.
I find this system only a good base for other distros.



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Version: 9
Rating: 9
Date: 2017-07-23
Votes: 0


Debian has been my distro of. choice since slink. Version 9 is running on my work station and has been stable as always. Much improved large data handling.


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