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2023-06-11: Debian 12 Bookworm

No, this site is everything but dead ;-)

Yesterday, June 10 2023, Debian 12 “Bookworm” has been released. Thank you so much Debian team!

The most important changes are that from now on, the non-free firmware has been moved into its own repository (the sources.list will be updated to reflect that later) and is now part of the official installer release. Finally Debian installations on bare-metal become feasible again with the official images :-)

Also, if you are running a dual-boot system, you will have to tell Grub to actually probe for other OS on your system, by default that is now disabled. Just enable the row GRUB_DISABLE_OS_PROBER=false in the /etc/default/grub file and run an update-grub.

Furthermore, obviously lots of software got updated to newer versions. Be aware that if you are running NextCloud on Debian: PHP 8.2 is currently not supported by NextCloud, it will be in future versions 26+.

2019-11-09: Major overhaul

I finally found the tome to do an overhaul of the documents. Remove obsoleted information, check all links, update information here and there. As usual I hope the information on this site will be useful to you!

2019-07-06: Debian GNU/Linux 10 (Buster) released!

I still remember the Woody and Sarge release cycles and I am so happy that Debian nowadays has a somewhat stable release cycle.

Today it is here: Debian 10 a.k.a. Buster! Congratulations Debian team for another great release, your work is more than appreciated.

Next to lots of updated software, the biggest change undoubtedly is that Debian is finally able to do secure boot. Also, when using the Gnome Desktop, the default display manager will be Wayland instead of Xorg.

You can find the full release announcement on the Debian website.

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news/start.txt · Last modified: 2023-06-12 15:41 by jens