Debian Information


Debian
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 kernel is the core of an OS), but most of the basic OS tools come from the GNU project. Thus we refer to Debian as a Debian GNU/Linux operating system, giving credit to all its originators. Debian GNU/Linux provides much more than just the OS – a wide range of application software is included too. It comes with a total of over 29000 packages, precompiled software bundled up in a nice format for easy installation on your machine.

Debian-OpenLogo

Checking Debian Version
cat /etc/debian_version
(or)
lsb_release

Debian Features
Debian has access to online repositories that contain over 43,000 software packages[4] making it one of the largest software compilations.[5] Debian officially contains only free software, but non-free software can be downloaded from the Debian repositories and installed.[6] Debian includes popular free programs such as LibreOffice,[7] Iceweasel (Firefox) web browser, Evolution mail, K3b disc burner, VLC media player, GIMP image editor and Evince document viewer.[6] Debian is a popular choice for web servers.

Debian Versions

90acea343419ac6703ce2e8871fab5f9

9203ef99ddd282ce682136cdb640cd09

Debian 8.0 (“jessie”)
Debian 7.0 (“wheezy”)
Debian 6.0 (“squeeze”)
Debian 5.0 (“lenny”)
Debian 4.0 (“etch”)
Debian 3.1 (“sarge”)
Debian 3.0(“woody”)
Debian 2.2 (“potato”)
Debian 2.1 (“slink”)
Debian 2.0 (“hamm”)  

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s