This week the Debian project has announced that the next stable release will be available in December 2006 and will be named Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias ‘etch‘. This is great news for the Debian fans that are using the stable release, meaning they will not have to wait 3 years as they did for Sarge to see a new Debian stable release.
July 24th, 2006
The Debian project confirms December 2006 as the date for the next release of its distribution which will be named Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias ‘etch’. This will be the first official release to include the AMD64 architecture. The distribution will be released synchronously for 11 architectures in total.