While Debian's main port, Debian GNU/Linux, uses the Linux kernel and GNU programs, other ports exist based on BSD kernels and the GNU HURD microkernel.

All use the GNU userland and the GNU C library (glibc).

The following information may help to resolve the situation: The following packages have unmet dependencies: linux-image-2.6-amd64: Depends: linux-image-2.6.32-5-amd64 but it is not going to be installed E: Broken packages deb ftp://mirror.hetzner.de/debian/packages squeeze main contrib non-free deb ftp://mirror.hetzner.de/debian/security squeeze/updates main contrib non-free deb squeeze main non-free contrib deb-src squeeze main non-free contrib deb squeeze/updates main contrib non-free deb-src squeeze/updates main contrib non-free ....

updating linux lenny-66

This decision drew the attention and support of the Free Software Foundation, which sponsored the project for one year from November 1994 to November 1995.

Upon the ending of the sponsorship, the Debian Project formed the non-profit organisation Software in the Public Interest.

The Debian Project was first announced in 1993 by Ian Murdock, Debian 0.01 was released on September 15, 1993, The Debian stable release branch is the most popular Debian edition for personal computers and network servers, and has been used as a base for many other distributions.

The project's work is carried out over the Internet by a team of volunteers guided by the Debian Project Leader and three foundational documents: the Debian Social Contract, the Debian Constitution, and the Debian Free Software Guidelines.

I tried to install linux-image-2.6.32-5-amd64 as stew said, but that failed as well Some packages could not be installed.

W: Failed to fetch 404 Not Found [IP: 1.12 80] W: Failed to fetch 404 Not Found [IP: 1.12 80] W: Failed to fetch 404 Not Found [IP: 1.12 80] W: Failed to fetch 404 Not Found [IP: 1.12 80] W: Failed to fetch 404 Not Found [IP: 1.12 80] W: Failed to fetch 404 Not Found [IP: 1.12 80] # Debian Lenny deb lenny main non-free contrib deb-src lenny main non-free contrib # Debian Lenny Non-US deb lenny/non-US main contrib non-free deb-src lenny/non-US main contrib non-free # Debian Lenny Security deb lenny/updates main contrib non-free @Tronic: Then you'll have to live without a security team, which can be OK for backend servers.

New distributions are updated continually, and the next candidate is released after a time-based freeze.

As one of the earliest operating systems based on the Linux kernel, it was decided that Debian was to be developed openly and freely distributed in the spirit of the GNU Project.

To install Virtual Box anyway you need to setup a 64-bit chroot environment.