Debian “lenny” Release Information
Debian GNU/Linux 5.0.10 was released on March 10th, 2012. Debian 5.0.0 was initially released on February 14th, 2009. The release included many major changes, described in our press release and the Release Notes.
Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 has been superseded by
Debian 6.0 (
Security updates have been discontinued as of February 6th, 2012.
To obtain and install Debian GNU/Linux, see the installation information page and the Installation Guide. To upgrade from an older Debian release, see the instructions in the Release Notes.
The following computer architectures are supported in this release:
- 64-bit PC (amd64)
- EABI ARM (armel)
- HP PA-RISC
- 32-bit PC (i386)
- Intel Itanium IA-64
- MIPS (big endian)
- MIPS (little endian)
- IBM S/390
Contrary to our wishes, there may be some problems that exist in the release, even though it is declared stable. We've made a list of the major known problems, and you can always report other issues to us.
Last but not least, we have a list of people who take credit for making this release happen.