Since, it is approaching according to the official publication schedules of the Debian Organization, the liberation of the new stable version de Debian GNU / Linux call "Debian 11 Bullseye"Today we will take our first look at it, starting with its installation.
Let's keep in mind that, "Debian 11 Bullseye" it should be available for this year or the next. Above all because "Debian 10 Buster" this month of July 2021, he is 2 years old since he was released. And that is the minimum time set for its useful life as stable, since, between 2 and 3 years a new stable version of Debian GNU / Linux.
And as usual, before going fully into the subject of this publication, we will immediately leave below, the link of 2 of our related previous posts with information about the post-installation de "Debian 10 Buster".
Entries where you will find useful information and more links to other publications to have updated, optimized, personalized and adapted its free and open Operating Systems based on it, while it is still in force as stable:
"In this post we will proceed to offer a common procedure to upgrade and optimize to both MX-Linux 19.0 and DEBIAN 10.2 after installing, since the former is based on the latter. To carry out this tutorial we have used an ISO file of the latest MX-Linux Snapshot, 64-bit, dated December 2019, called MX-19_December_x64.iso, and an ISO file of the latest stable version of DEBIAN, 64-bit , for DVD, dated November 2019, named debian-10.2.0-amd64-DVD-1.iso." Update and optimize MX-Linux 19.0 and DEBIAN 10.2 after installing
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Debian 11 Bullseye: Release Approaching
About Debian 11 Bullseye
According to official information on Wiki of the Debian Organization, this year is the year of "Debian 11 Bullseye", since, these are the main milestones on the development and release of this version:
- 12-01-2021: Transition and initial freezing.
- 12-02-2021: Soft freezing.
- 12-03-2021: Hard freezing.
- 17-07-2021: Total freezing.
- 14-08-2021: Probable final release date.
"Debian announces its new stable release on a regular basis. Users can expect about 3 years of full support for each version, and 2 years of extra "LTS" support.". Debian versions
News and Features
And among many news and features, "Debian 11 Bullseye" will come with the following:
- Official support for the following hardware architectures: 32-bit PC (i386) and 64-bit PC (amd64), ARM 64-bit (arm64), ARM EABI (armel), ARMv7 (EABI hard-float ABI, armhf), little-endian MIPS (mipsel), 64-bit little-endian MIPS (mips64el), PowerPC, 64-bit little-endian (ppc64el), and IBM System z (s390x).
- Reorganization of the parcel: More than 13370 new packages, for a total of more than 57703 packages. Most of the programs that are distributed have been updated: more than 35532 program packages (corresponds to 62% of the packages in Buster). A significant number of packages (more than 7278, 13% of packages in Buster) have also been removed for various reasons.
- Desktop environments included by default: GNOME 3.38, KDE Plasma 5.20, LXDE 11, LXQt 0.16, MATE 1.24, and XFCE 4.16.
- Essential parcel: It will bring a kernel from the 5.10 series and a version of LibreOffice from the 7.0 series.
- Support included in kernel for exFAT file systems: Debian 11 Bullseye will be the first version to provide a Linux kernel that has support for the exFAT filesystem, and by default, it will use it to mount exFAT filesystems. Therefore, it is no longer necessary to use the user-space file system implementation provided through the exfat-fuse package.
Next we will show a sequence of screenshots that will guide us in the form of a tutorial, screen by screen, on what the installation process of this future and new stable version "Debian 11 Bullseye", what should be ready very soon.
For this we will use a Virtual Machine (VM) with VirtualBox and a Debian Testing Weekly ISO:
For more official information about "Debian 11 Bullseye" and its installation you can explore the following links:
- Debian 11 Release Notes (bullseye), 64-bit PC
- Debian GNU / Linux 11 Installation Guide for amd64 architectures
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