Debian 8.7 Jessie Released
Written by Michael Larabel in Debian on 14 January 2017 at 03:14 PM EST. 10 Comments
DEBIAN --
For those riding Debian 8 "Jessie" until the stable debut of Debian 9 "Stretch", Debian 8.7 is available this weekend.

Debian 8.7 is primarily made up of security updates and other smaller bug fixes. Glibc, the Linux kernel, nvidia-graphics-drivers, Firefox ESR, MySQL, and GStreamer are among the many package updates for Debian 8.7.

Those interested in more details on the package changes and security fixes found in Debian 8.7 can learn about it via today's announcement at Debian.org.
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