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Debian 11 "Bullseye" Released Today!

Debian 11Debian 11, code-named Bullseye, was released today.  If it’s not already available on your favorite VM provider’s panel, I suggest you own a thread on LowEndTalk and complain bitterly.

Major new features include:

  • 5.x Linux kernel (5.10 to be specific)
  • Updates to major packages and subsystems including GUI desktops (GNOME, Xfce, etc.) and desktop suites (LibreOffice, GIMP, etc.)
  • Greatly improved support for modern printing and scanning devices
  • systemd now uses control groups v2 (cgroupv2)
  • Better input support for Chinese, Japanese, and Korean languages
  • Support for exFAT filesystems
  • Improved password hashing by moving from SHA-512 to yescrypt
  • New software oriented towards COVID-19 research

All in all, this is more of an evolutionary release than a radical change, as is typical given Debian’s long tradition of stability.


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