Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian is a computer operating system composed of software packages released as free and open source software primarily under the GNU General Public License along with other free software licenses. Debian GNU/Linux, which includes the GNU OS tools and Linux kernel, is a popular and influential Linux distribution. It is distributed with access to repositories containing thousands of software packages ready for installation and use. Debian is known for relatively strict adherence to the philosophies of Unix and free software as well as using collaborative software development and testing processes ...  Read more


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Latest Version

Base Operating System
Linux/Unix, Debian 7.4

Delivery Method
64-bit Amazon Machine Image (AMI) (Learn more)

Support

AWS Services Required
Amazon EC2, Amazon EBS

Highlights
  • This new release of Debian again comes with a lot more software than its predecessor squeeze; the distribution includes over 12800 new packages, for a total of over 37493 packages. Most of the software in the distribution has been updated: over 20160 software packages (this is 70% of all packages in squeeze). Also, a significant number of packages (over 4125, 14% of the packages in squeeze) have for various reasons been removed from the distribution.
  • Debian again ships with several desktop applications and environments. Among others it now includes the desktop environments GNOME 3.4, KDE 4.8.4, Xfce 4.8, and LXDE. Productivity applications have also been upgraded, including the office suites: LibreOffice 3.5 , Calligra 2.4 , GNUcash is upgraded to 2.4, GNUmeric is upgraded to 1.10, Abiword is upgraded to 2.9.
  • For more information on this release (available in many languages) please see http://www.debian.org/releases/wheezy/ and http://wiki.debian.org/Cloud/AmazonEC2Image/Wheezy. Note: initial ssh to this AMI as user 'admin'.

Product Description

Debian is a computer operating system composed of software packages released as free and open source software primarily under the GNU General Public License along with other free software licenses. Debian GNU/Linux, which includes the GNU OS tools and Linux kernel, is a popular and influential Linux distribution. It is distributed with access to repositories containing thousands of software packages ready for installation and use. Debian is known for relatively strict adherence to the philosophies of Unix and free software as well as using collaborative software development and testing processes. Debian can be used on a variety of hardware, from laptops and desktops to NAS devices, phones, and servers. It focuses on stability and security and is used as a base for many other distributions. (cite: Wikipedia)

Product Details

Version: 7.4a
Available on AWS Marketplace Since: 11/20/2012
Note: Always ensure your operating system is current for your needs.

Support Details

Debian GNU/Linux
Before searching for support from someone else, it's usually good to try to find an answer to your problem yourself. That way you will usually get the answers you need, and even if you don't, the experience of reading the documentation will likely be useful for you in the future.

There is a fair amount of documentation available in Debian - please refer to the Debian documentation web page.

AWS Infrastructure

AWS Support is a one-on-one, fast-response support channel that is staffed 24x7x365 with experienced and technical support engineers. The service helps customers of all sizes and technical abilities to successfully utilize the products and features provided by Amazon Web Services. Learn more

Refund Policy

This is a free product.

End User License Agreement

You will have an opportunity to review your order before launching or being charged.
Pricing Details
For region
EC2 charges for Micro instances are free for up to 750 hours a month if you qualify for the AWS Free Tier. See details.
Hourly Fees
Total hourly fees will vary by instance type and EC2 region.
EBS Storage Fees 
You are charged once a month for both the space and performance that you reserve. Please visit the EBS page for more details.
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