Upcoming Features of Debian 8.0

Dubbed Jessie, Debian 8 is now officially in development, as announced by Matthias Klose last week. The distro already received some updates for the Linux kernel headers, the GCC compiler, and the glibc library. Therefore, the Linux kernel packages has been updated to version 3.8.11, GCC will also be upgraded to the 4.8 version, Glibc has been updated to version 2.17, and the binutils 2.23.2 package will be part of the Debian 8 release.

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