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Debian 6 Will Be Maintained Under An LTS Flag

Debian

Published on 17 June 2014 12:02 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Debian
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Debian developers have announced today that Debian 6 will be maintained as a long-term support (LTS) state until February of 2016.

Debian 6 Squeeze will be maintained until Feburary 2016 thanks to many developers and organizations coming out to support this Debian LTS move. If this Debian 6 LTS move is considered a success, Debian intends to repeat this process for 7 Wheezy and 8 Jessie releases too.

More details at Debian.org.

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