[ILUG] Going to try debian
Niall O Broin
niall at linux.ie
Mon Sep 6 17:56:51 IST 2004
On 6 Sep 2004, at 17:36, Michele Neylon:: Blacknight Solutions wrote:
> Install "testing" now. Once you've "slurped" all the bits and pieces
> want you should be able to update the sources.list to point to "sarge"
> instead of "testing", or just keep using "testing" if you want more
> "bleeding edge".
Install from the net iso, and then update your sources.list to point to
sarge rather than testing - because if you have testing, then your
machine will get updated to the new testing, as soon as sarge is
released. OTOH if you use sarge in sources.list you will be running
unstable for the next little while, and then you will become stable,
> Trying to install "sarge" now _will_not_ work, as it doesn't exist.
What do you mean Michele? In what way doesn't it exist? Aren't the new
installer test ISOs sarge based?
> Of course if you are feeling adventurous you could point your sources
> "unstable", which is even more fun :)
> You'd get the latest versions of everything within a couple of days of
> being released
But bear in mind the word "unstable". If you keep an unstable box
updated, you WILL sometimes break things.
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