More than two years after the release of the Debian GNU/Linux 8 “Jessie” series, which, as of today, is marked as “oldstable,” the Debian Project is pleased to announce today the availability of Debian GNU/Linux 9 “Stretch”.
As of a few minutes ago, Debian Stretch or Debian 9 has been declared stable and ready for deployment in production environments. It’s one of the most anticipated GNU/Linux distributions of 2017, on which numerous upcoming Linux distros will be rebased in the months to come.
Debian GNU/Linux 9 “Stretch” is a major release that includes better support for modern hardware components and architectures, up-to-date core components and applications, as well as dozens of other new features, stability and security improvements, and countless bug fixes.
“After 26 months of development the Debian project is proud to present its new stable version 9 (code name “Stretch”), which will be supported for the next 5 years thanks to the combined work of the Deb… (read more)