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Five years is up for Wheezy. Time to upgrade if you still are using it.



The Debian Project https://www.debian.org/

Debian 7 Long Term Support reaching end-of-life press@debian.org

June 1st, 2018 https://www.debian.org/News/2018/20180601




The Debian Long Term Support (LTS) Team hereby announces that Debian 7

"Wheezy" support has reached its end-of-life on May 31, 2018, five years

after its initial release on May 4, 2013.


Debian will not provide further security updates for Debian 7. A subset

of Wheezy packages will be supported by external parties. Detailed

information can be found at Extended LTS [1].


1: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS/Extended


The LTS Team will prepare the transition to Debian 8 "Jessie", which is

the current oldstable release. The LTS team will take over support from

the Security Team on June 17, 2018.


Debian 8 will also receive Long Term Support for five years after its

initial release with support ending on June 30, 2020. The supported

architectures include amd64, i386, armel and armhf.


For further information about using Jessie LTS and upgrading from Wheezy

LTS, please refer to LTS/Using [2].


2: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS/Using


Debian and its LTS Team would like to thank all contributing users,

developers and sponsors who are making it possible to extend the life of

previous stable releases, and who have made this LTS a success.

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