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Debian GNU/Linux 9 “Stretch” Operating System Slated for Release on June 17, 2017

This is great news for fans of the Debian GNU/Linux operating system as they will finally be able to upgrade their Debian GNU/Linux 8 “Jessie” installations to the Stretch branch, which will be promoted to the stable channel on Saturday, June 17. That’s only three weeks from the moment of writing this article. But, until then, the release team needs to patch the remaining bugs, various crashes and memory leaks, incorporate all the latest security fixes, and address the regressions from the Debian GNU/Linux 8 “Jessie” series. They also plan on making the upgrade path from Jessie to Stretch as smooth as possible.