Debian is a free operating system (OS) for your computer. An operating system is the set of basic programs and utilities that make your computer run. Debian uses the Linux kernel (the core of an operating system), but most of the basic OS tools come from the GNU project; hence the name GNU/Linux.
- Getting Debian
- Developers' Corner
- Debian Packages
- If you'd like to start using Debian, you can easily obtain a copy, and then follow the installation instructions to install it.
- If you're upgrading to the latest stable release from a previous version, please read the release notes before proceeding.
- To get help in using or setting up Debian, see our documentation and support pages.
- Users that speak languages other than English should check the international section.
- People who use systems other than Intel x86 should check the ports section.
[02 Nov 2011] DebConf12 Nicaragua dates confirmed
[08 Oct 2011] Updated Debian 6.0: 6.0.3 released
[01 Oct 2011] Updated Debian GNU/Linux 5.0: 5.0.9 released
[18 Sep 2011] Upcoming point releases and call for test
[16 Aug 2011] Debian Community celebrates its 18th birthday
[30 Jul 2011] DebConf11 ends as another success for the Debian Project
[15 Jan 2012] DSA-2390 openssl - several vulnerabilities
[15 Jan 2012] DSA-2389 linux-2.6 - privilege escalation/denial of service/information leak
[14 Jan 2012] DSA-2388 t1lib - several vulnerabilities
[11 Jan 2012] DSA-2387 simplesamlphp - insufficient input sanitation
[10 Jan 2012] DSA-2386 openttd - several vulnerabilities
[10 Jan 2012] DSA-2385 pdns - packet loop
[09 Jan 2012] DSA-2384 cacti - several vulnerabilities
[08 Jan 2012] DSA-2383 super - buffer overflow
[07 Jan 2012] DSA-2382 ecryptfs-utils - multiple vulnerabilities
[06 Jan 2012] DSA-2381 squid3 - invalid memory deallocation
[04 Jan 2012] DSA-2380 foomatic-filters - shell command injection
[04 Jan 2012] DSA-2379 krb5 - several vulnerabilities