Debian GNU/Linux 8 (Jessie; PVM for previous generation instance types)

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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 8.1

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

AWS Services Required
Amazon EC2, Amazon EBS

Highlights
  • After almost 24 months of constant development the Debian project is proud to present its new stable version 8 (code name Jessie), which will be supported for the next 5 years thanks to the combined work of the Debian Security team and of the Debian Long Term Support team.
  • Jessie ships with a new default init system, systemd. The systemd suite provides many exciting features such as faster boot times, cgroups for services, and the possibility of isolating part of the services. The sysvinit init system is still available in Jessie.
  • For more information on this release (available in many languages) please see http://www.debian.org/releases/jessie/ and http://wiki.debian.org/Cloud/AmazonEC2Image/Jessie

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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: 8.1
Available on AWS Marketplace Since: 11/20/2012
Note: Always ensure your operating system is current for your needs.

Usage Instructions

Once the instance is running, connect to it using a Secure Shell (SSH) client with the configured SSH key.

Support Details

Debian GNU/Linux 8 (Jessie; PVM for previous generation instance types)
No support is offered for this product.

AWS Infrastructure

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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 Magnetic volumes
You are charged once a month for both the space and performance that you reserve. Please visit the EBS pricing for more details.

Assumes On-Demand EC2 pricing
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Data Transfer Fees not included
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Recent Product Reviews

06/11/2015
Found: HVM Support

I was concerned after seeing reviews complaining about a lack of HVM support. But after a cursory search, I found De...
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04/08/2015
Great operating system

I use Debian for years... I love that people upload to AWS. Debian give a lot of benefits: -Free/Libre -Lots of ...
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03/29/2015
AWS Debian Linux

This service is a great way to get a basic Linux system up and running and serving functionality on the Internet. Wi...
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03/17/2015
HVM Supports?

The AMI is clean and neat. But may I know when the HVM supports will be available? Current AMI supports too less inst...
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02/03/2015
Nice but no t2

It's awesome to have Debian on Amazon Web Services but there is one problem, HVM doesn't exists and there are no supp...
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