Debian 8.7 released

The Debian Project has announced the seventh update of its stable distribution Debian 8 – codename Jessie.

This update adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with adjustments for serious problems.

“Security advisories were already published separately and are referenced where available,” said the Debian Project.

The Debian Project highlighted that this update does not constitute a new version of Debian 8.

“There is no need to throw away old Jessie CDs or DVDs, but only to update via an up-to-date Debian mirror after an installation, to cause any out-of-date packages to be updated.”

Those who frequently install updates from security.debian.org won’t have to update many packages and most updates from security.debian.org are included in this update.

New installation media and CD and DVD images containing updated packages will be available soon.

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