Debian Project launched the eighth maintenance update for the stable Debian GNU/Linux 8 “Jessie” operating system series, which brings a total of 90 security updates and more than 60 miscellaneous bug fixes.
The Debian Project just finished uploading all the Debian GNU/Linux 8.8 “Jessie” Live CDs and installation mediums for all supported hardware architectures.
While the install-only ISOs are available for 64-bit (amd64), 32-bit (i386), ARM64 (AArch64), Armel, ARMhf, MIPS, MIPSel, PPC (PowerPC), PPC64el (PowerPC 64-bit Little Endian), and s390x (IBM System z) architectures, the Live ISOs can only be downloaded for 64-bit and 32-bit systems.
A multi-arch image is also available for download, along with the source DVDs, which consist of no less than ten ISO images, and the Live ISOs come in GNOME, KDE, Xfce, LXDE, MATE, and Cinnamon, along with a standard ISO image that features a minimal desktop environment.
Debian GNU/Linux 8.8 “Jessie” Live CDs powered by Linux kernel 3.16.43 LTS
If you’re wondering, we took a look at each of the Debian GNU/Linux 8.8 “Jessie” Live CDs to see what’s new, and we can tell you that they ship with the long-term supported Linux 3.16.43 kernel, and the GNOME 3.14.1, KDE 4.14.2, Xfce 4.10, LXDE 0.99.0, MATE 1.8.1, and Cinnamon 2.2.16 desktop environments.