Head to the Debian wiki for information on how to use your Debian/GNU Linux system, notably:

See the package lists in the sidebar for useful links about installed software.

Maintenance & security

  • Only install software from your package manager, do not run or install software or commands for untrusted sources
  • Backup your data periodically to an external storage using Back In Time
  • Only enter your administrator password to perform necessary system administration tasks
  • Use strong (long) passwords/phrases, do not reuse passwords for different services (use the KeepassXC password manager), use secure network protocols (HTTPS, …), use disk encryption
  • Security updates will be applied automatically at least until 2022 and at most until 2024 (unattended-upgrades)
  • Keep your hardware in good condition