Supported tags and respective
What is Debian?
Debian is an operating system which is composed primarily of free and open-source software, most of which is under the GNU General Public License, and developed by a group of individuals known as the Debian project. Debian is one of the most popular Linux distributions for personal computers and network servers, and has been used as a base for several other Linux distributions.
About this image
debian:latest tag will always point the latest stable release (which is, at the time of this writing,
debian:wheezy). Stable releases are also tagged with their version (ie,
debian:wheezy is currently also the same as
The rolling tags (
debian:testing, etc) use the rolling suite names in their
/etc/apt/sources.list file (ie,
deb http://http.debian.net/debian testing main).
The mirror of choice for these images is http.debian.net so that it's as close to optimal for everyone as possible, regardless of location.
$ docker run debian:wheezy cat /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://http.debian.net/debian wheezy main deb http://http.debian.net/debian wheezy-updates main deb http://security.debian.org/ wheezy/updates main
Supported Docker versions
This image is officially supported on Docker version 1.6.2.
Support for older versions (down to 1.0) is provided on a best-effort basis.
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