Debian Linux 9.7 released and here is how to upgrade it

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The Debian GNU/Linux project has released an updated version of its stable Linux distribution Debian 9 (“stretch”). You must upgrade to get corrections for security problem as this version made a few adjustments for the severe issue found in Debian version 9.6. Debian is a Unix-like (Linux distro) operating system and a distribution of Free Software. It is mainly maintained and updated through the work of many users who volunteer their time and effort. The Debian Project was first announced in 1993 by Ian Murdock.

Which desktop environment is it at the screenshot? GNOME?

Yes, gnome 3 desktop and bash shell terminal

Gnome 3…Any modifactions? themes etc.? Or is it out of box?

No it is default. Nothing was installed.


Can you confirm the exact kernel version strech 9.6 is having? I am thinking on installing it on a laptop with i58300H & Intel UHD 930. I have noticed that only the latest kernel 4.15+ do support this intel graphics/processor properly.

I think it is

uname -mrs

Sample outputs:


Intel i8xx, i9xx display driver includes with package named xserver-xorg-video-intel. It should work out of the box. Try it out and let me know.