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Getting started w/ Debian

On Tuesday 20 July 2004 11:28, Matthew Valites wrote:
> > Hmmm, this is a big selling point of Knoppix for me. The latest version
> occur due to the branch being "unstable" are usually posted here:

That site has so few updates. I think of lot of us prefer to get closer to the 
50 yard line as well, at the debian LJ:

> You can do an "apt-get -u upgrade" to find out what packages will be
> upgraded at which point you can decide to "hold" them, look up whether
> there's any problems, etc.
> Once your system is installed, edit /etc/apt-sources and replace stable
> with testing/unstable (depending on your decision).  Note that the
> security updates don't affect unstable (I'm pretty sure they affect
> testing, but I'm not 100% positive) so you'll have to comment that line
> out.  Run apt-get update, then apt-get dist-upgrade and you should be
> set.

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