This image is part of the resin.io base image series for IoT devices. The image is optimized for use with resin.io and resinOS, but can be used in any Docker environment running on the appropriate architecture.
What is resin.io?
Resin.io is the simplest way to build, deploy, and manage containers on a fleet of connected devices. Resin.io brings a modern developer workflow to the Internet of Things, enabling rapid innovation at every stage and scale of your project.
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:jessie). Stable releases are also tagged with their version (ie,
debian:8 is an alias for
debian:7 is an alias for
The mirror of choice for these images is the deb.debian.org CDN pointer/redirector so that it's as reliable as possible for the largest subset of users (and is also the default mirror for
debootstrap as of 2016-10-20). See the deb.debian.org homepage for more information.
How It's Made
This image is built on top of official Debian docker image. If you are curious about what goes into creating this image, please see armel/debian.
Supported Docker versions
This image is officially supported on Docker version 17.05.0-ce.
Support for older versions (down to 1.0) is provided on a best-effort basis.
If you have any problems with or questions about this image, please contact us through a GitHub issue.
You are invited to contribute new features, fixes, or updates, large or small; we are always thrilled to receive pull requests, and do our best to process them as fast as we can.
Before you start to code, we recommend discussing your plans through a GitHub issue, especially for more ambitious contributions. This gives other contributors a chance to point you in the right direction, give you feedback on your design, and help you find out if someone else is working on the same thing.
Documentation for this image is stored in the base images documentation. Check it out for list of all of our base images including many specialised ones for e.g. node, python, go, smaller images, etc.