Re: installing from debian-gis on LMDE (MATE)
> This is operationally clear, but would like to full understand:
> What I understand is that, in order to have a LMDE in sync with Debian
> testing, I have to:
> 1. Follow diections in http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=2544 (done)
> 2. Wait until the "upcoming jessie freeze" (whatever is that).
The freeze is planned for November 5th.
> Therefore, there is no way to have a real LMDE system with QGIS from
> Debian testing repos right now.
> The options are:
> 1. Install from the qgis.org repo (although the page says "Jessie
> (8.x; testing, not yet released):")
> 2. Upgrade to Debian testing from LMDE (risk of not being able to use
> some extra LMDE fuctionality as some could break) and install from the
> Debian testing repo (deb http://http.debian.net/debian testing main
> contrib non-free)
> 3. Reinstall using the Debian installer. (no extra LMDE fuctionality at
> Is this correct?
This is basically correct. You also have option 4, to install qgis from
Debian testing and upgrade its dependencies. Those will likely be newer
than what's in LMDE, so you'll have an inconsistent system.