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Re: Info request about Debian

Kasuladevi <kasuladevi.ms@gmail.com> writes:

> I am new to Debian. Could you please tell me how long are the packages
> and updates support available for each release of Debian OS. 
> Are older releases of Debian "hamm", "slink", "potato", "woody",
> "sarge", "etch"  still supported, if yes, how long will they be
> supported. 

In general, each stable release is supported for one year after the
release of the next stable release.  lenny, the current stable release,
was released in February of 2009, so etch will continue to be supported
until February of 2010.  The older releases are no longer supported.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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