Debian Lifecycle (EOL)


Below you can find the life cycle for each version of operating system Debian, like Debian 9.0 (Stretch), including release dates and end of life (EOL) dates.

Debian is a Unix-like computer operating system that is composed entirely of free software, most of which is under the GNU General Public License and packaged by a group of individuals participating in the Debian Project.

The Debian Project was first announced in 1993 by Ian Murdock, Debian 0.01 was released on September 15, 1993, and the first stable release was made in 1996.

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Facts for Debian

Initial release
Sept 1993
Kernel type

Current releases

Release Codename Release date End of lifeLTS
Debian 9.0StretchJune 17, 2017January, 2020 January, 2022