Another good thing about apt and dselect
Reading this sort of article reminds me of another really good thing
about apt, dselect, and the (forgive me please) Debian Way:
I don't have to be told that there is an SSH security fix in order to
Every time I fire up dselect to install a new game, or try out a new
mail client, or just to see where we are at the moment, the latest
available versions, including security fixes, are automatically set for
I believe this is well worth the "slow release cycle" reputation of
Debian, un-earned in my personal experience.
Thank you, Debian Developers. Your work does not go un-noticed.
Curt Howland +81-3-5772-5832
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