Debian 8.0 “Jessie” Ditches GNOME and Adopts Xfce

The developers have said that this is not a final decision and they might return to GNOME
by Silviu Stahie, November 5th, 2013

Debian 8.0 "Jessie" Should Arrive by the End of 2015

The Debian developers have revealed the feature freeze date for Debian 8.0
by Silviu Stahie, October 15th, 2013

Upcoming Features of Debian 8.0

The Linux distribution will be named Jessie and will be powered by Linux kernel 3.8
by Marius Nestor, May 13th, 2013
Debian 8.0 Will Be Known as Jessie

Debian 8.0 Will Be Known as Jessie

by Marius Nestor, July 31st, 2012
Jessie is the codename for the next major Debian release!