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Debian GNU/Linux 8.6 Officially Released, Brings over 90 Security Fixes

The Debian Just announced the release of the 6th maintenance update to the stable Debian GNU/Linux 8 called “Jessie” operating system series, Debian 8.6, which brings new installation mediums with up-to-date components and fixing over 80 security flaws.

“This update mainly adds updates for security flaws to it’s stable release,  along with some adjustments for serious problems and errors in packages. Security advisories were already published separately and are referenced where available,” read here “Please note that this update does not constitute a new version of Debian 8 but only updates some of the packages included.”

What Stuff did Debian 8.6 updated? few of them are:

apache2, debian-installer, glibc, openssl, wget, and a lot more.  The release also brings security updates to numerous packages like nginx, drupal7, samba, gimp, openssh, gnupg and lot more.

How we gonna install Debian 8.6?

The instructions for the Debian GNU/Linux 8 system (codename jessie”. It also contains pointers to more information and information on how to make the most of your new Debian system.

Booting from USB?

If your computer will boot from USB, this will probably be the easiest route for installation. Assuming you have prepared everything, just plug your USB stick into some free USB connector and reboot the computer.

The system should boot up, and unless you have used the flexible way to build the stick and not enabled it, you should be presented with a graphical boot menu (on hardware that supports it). Here you can select various installer options, or just hit Enter.

Noor Qureshi

Experienced Founder with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. Skilled in Network Security and Information Security.

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