Debian 8.11 releases: the Last Update of Debian 8
Debian 8.0 initial released on 26 April 2015, is now oldstable version. The Debian project released on June 23th an Eleventh (and last) update of Debian 8 (codenamed “Jessie”) – Debian 8.11. This version mainly increases the correction of security issues and makes some adjustments to severe problems. Safety advice has been released separately and quoted when available.
After this release, Debian’s security and release team will no longer be updated for Debian 8. Users wishing to continue receiving security support should upgrade to Debian 9, or refer to https://wiki.debian.org/LTS for details on the subset of architectures and packages covered by the long-term support release.
The Debian 8.11 release has many bug fixes, such as fixes for CVE security issues, memory leak fixes, upgrades to the Linux kernel, and new NVIDIA graphics drivers and various other package updates.
Please note that this version is not a new version of Debian 8, but only some of them have updated. There is no need to throw away the old “Jessie” image. After the installation is complete, the software package can be upgraded to the current version.
Users who frequently install updates from security.debian.org do not need to update many packages, and most of these updates included in this release.
At the same time, the Debian 10 version is expected to be released within a year of this release.