Debian GNU/Linux 8 (Jessie)

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 pr... See more

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Very good, but...

  • By Bastian Wagner
  • on 03/28/2013

Thanks for the Debian GNU/Linux AMI. The only issue I had experienced is that login is required with 'admin', instead of 'root' or 'ec2-user' as mentioned in the Amazon documentation.

Looks fine but needed an instance-store backed image

  • By PythonAnywhere Dev Account
  • on 02/11/2013

Span up OK, looked like a nice clean Debian install, but unfortunately we needed an instance-backed store AMI image, so we had to go back to using the rightscale image...

Love Debian, finally something official

  • By Ben Abrams
  • on 02/03/2013

As a Systems Admin in a mostly Debian Shop still migrating from Ubuntu I was very happy when I saw there was a simple way to install Debian. Several months ago there wasn't an easy way that did not involve using some persons AMI who was not offically connected to the Debian Project). Was gonna result to installing Ubuntu and cry at how old most of the packages are compared to debian testing (which is quite stable for anyone wondering), but Debian came to the rescue.

Keep it up!

Full power of Debian on AWS EC2

  • By Aurelien Deleusiere
  • on 02/02/2013

ssh user name is "admin" I've been wondering hours before getting a response. Hope it will help someone...

debian the stable

  • By artooro "artooro"
  • on 01/28/2013

Debian has the advantage of stability and access to more packages than the Amazon Linux AMI.

Great Base Debian Server...

  • By Brian Wagner
  • on 01/20/2013

This server is a very basic debian server. Perfect for building your projects on without having all the bulk of Ubuntu. Everything you need to get started is installed and SSH starts automatically.

Don't forget to do "sudo apt-get update" before you try to install your required packages.