Debian “sarge” Release Information
Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 (a.k.a. sarge) was released on 6th of June, 2005. The new release includes many major changes, described in our press release and the Release Notes.
Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 has been superseded by
Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 (
Security updates have been discontinued as of the end of March 2008.
To obtain and install Debian GNU/Linux 3.1, see the installation information page and the Installation Manual. To upgrade from an older Debian release, see the instructions in the Release Notes.
The following computer architectures are supported in this release:
- HP PA-RISC
- 32-bit PC (i386)
- Intel Itanium IA-64
- Motorola 680x0
- 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.