Software Update: Debian GNU/Linux 7.4

Version 7.4 of Debian GNU/Linux has been released. Debian is an open source operating system, which can be used for both desktops and servers, with an emphasis on stability and security. It is therefore used as the basis for various Linux distributions. In version 7.0, which has been codenamed ‘Wheezy’, multiarch support has been added, among other things. This means that programs developed for a different architecture can be installed. Below are the release notes for this release.

Updated Debian 7: 7.4 released

The Debian project is pleased to announce the fourth update of its stable distribution Debian 7 (codename “wheezy”). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustments for serious problems. Security advisories were already published separately and are referenced where available.

Please note that this update does not constitute a new version of Debian 7 but only updates some of the packages included. There is no need to throw away old “wheezy” CDs or DVDs but only to update via an up-to-date Debian mirror after an installation, to cause any out of date packages to be updated.

Those who frequently install updates from won’t have to update many packages and most updates from are included in this update.

Version number 7.4
Release status Final
Operating systems Linux, BSD
Website Debian
License type Conditions (GNU/BSD/etc.)