Have been using this method for years to upgrade Debian to Sid without any breakage at all. EVER! This tutorial explains WHY Sid breaks, as well as what you can do to avoid the breaks. You may need to download the full image to see it correctly. EDIT: Jus... Our favorite operating system is the result of all the work we have done together. Thanks to everybody who has contributed in these 23 years, and happy birthday Debian! The leaders of Debian thought you might also enjoy participating in Arch Linux, so they've made it a part of their community neighborhood! Check out the rest of Debian community's neighborhood here. The Debian project is pleased to announce the fifth update of its stable distribution Debian 8 (codename jessie). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustments for serious problems. Security ... I've been quite happy using Ubuntu with LXDE for quite a while now. Lately I just happened to run across mentions of some OSes that I'd never heard of before... This struck me as very odd as I do like to read about all sorts of Linux distros, but somehow ... If you can't or don't want to install Debian from CD-ROM / USB you can use this installer, this is the installer I used in my desktop and my laptop. Don't forget to read the instructions. Edit: missing word. Debian is an operating system and a distribution of Free Software. It is maintained and updated through the work of many users who volunteer their time and effort.