Debian GNU/Linux 9 “Stretch” May Land Early 2017, Full Freeze Set for February 5

Debian GNU/Linux 9 “Stretch” enters Full Freeze on February 5, 2017, which means that all changes will require approval. While not stated in the announcement, this also means that the final release of the operating system won’t be far away from the Full Freeze development stage and it could launch later in February or in early March 2017. But, as the Debian developers always say, Debian GNU/Linux 9 “Stretch” will be released “when it’s ready.” Stay close to this space, as we bring you all the latest and exclusive updates from the Debian world. In the meantime, you can test drive Debian 9 by switching to the Debian Testing repos.