The Debian Project announced the general availability of the third point release for the Debian GNU/Linux 10 “Buster” operating system series, Debian GNU/Linux 10.3, which adds numerous bug fixes and security updates.
Coming three months after Debian GNU/Linux 10.2, the Debian GNU/Linux 10.3 release is now available as up-to-date install/live media for all supported architectures.
It’s a point release that only addresses important issues and updates many of the core components to offer users an updated medium for installing Debian GNU/Linux 10 “Buster.”
Included are 94 miscellaneous bug fixes and 52 security updates for various packages. Of course, all of these updates have already been pushed to existing users through the stable software repositories.
Therefore, if you’re using Debian GNU/Linux 10 “Buster” on your personal computer, you don’t have to download the new Debian GNU/Linux 10.3 images. To update your installations, simply run the commands below in a terminal emulator or use your favorite graphical package manger.
sudo apt update
sudo apt full-upgrade
This point release is here only for those who want to deploy the latest stable Debian GNU/Linux 10 “Buster” operating system series on new computers without having to download hundreds of updates from the repositories after the installation.
Downloading Debian GNU/Linux 10.3
The Debian GNU/Linux 10.3 release is available for download right now as installation images for all supported architectures, including 64-bit (amd64), 32-bit (i386), PowerPC 64-bit Little Endian (ppc64el), IBM System z (s390x), MIPS 64-bit Little Endian (mips64el), MIPS 32-bit Little Endian (mipsel), Armel, ARMhf, and AArch64 (arm64).
As usual, there’s also a multi-arch image supporting both 64-bit and 32-bit architectures. Live images are available for download as well with the KDE Plasma, GNOME, Xfce, LXQt, Cinnamon, and MATE desktop environments, supporting 64-bit and 32-bit platforms.
The Debian Project also released today the twelfth point release to the older Debian GNU/Linux 9 “Stretch” operating systems, Debian GNU/Linux 9.12, which is also available for download from the official mirrors. This release includes 75 security updates and 70 bug fixes.