The Debian Project is pleased to announce the official release of
Debian GNU/Linux version 5.0 (codenamed "Lenny") after 22 months of
constant development
. Debian GNU/Linux is a free operating system which
supports a total of twelve processor architectures and includes the
KDE, GNOME, Xfce, and LXDE desktop environments. It also features
compatibility with the FHS v2.3 and software developed for version 3.2
of the LSB.

This release includes numerous updated software packages, such as
the K Desktop Environment 3.5.10 (KDE), an updated version of the GNOME
desktop environment 2.22.2, the Xfce 4.4.2 desktop environment, LXDE
0.3.2.1, the GNUstep desktop 7.3, X.Org 7.3, OpenOffice.org 2.4.1, GIMP
2.4.7, Iceweasel 3.0.6 (an unbranded version of Mozilla Firefox),
Icedove 2.0.0.19 (an unbranded version of Mozilla Thunderbird),
PostgreSQL 8.3.6, MySQL 5.0.51a, GNU Compiler Collection 4.3.2, Linux
kernel version 2.6.26, Apache 2.2.9, Samba 3.2.5, Python 2.5.2 and
2.4.6, Perl 5.10.0, PHP 5.2.6, Asterisk 1.4.21.2, Emacs 22, Inkscape
0.46, Nagios 3.06, Xen Hypervisor 3.2.1 (dom0 as well as domU support),
OpenJDK 6b11, and more than 23,000 other ready-to-use software packages
(built from over 12,000 source packages).