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Re: Updated Package List

Good Day,

Thanks for the response but my question was alike vague, what i meant to ask
was about the security updates, if a package list containing the new ones
was available anywhere for download (thats why I didnt post it to the
regular user list, sorry, cant believe I didnt mention the security part
:-) )

Thanks allot

Ahmed Charles

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gareth Bowker" <tgb@tgb.org.uk>
To: "Ahmed Charles" <ahmedcharles@hotmail.com>
Cc: "debian-security users" <debian-security@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 30, 2002 6:58 PM
Subject: Re: Updated Package List

> On Tue, Jul 30, 2002 at 04:31:48PM -0400, Ahmed Charles wrote:
> > Good Day,
> >
> > Is there an updated package list that i can download manually so that my
> > dselect is up-to-date?
> >
> > And if there is, where can i get it?
> dselect has an "Update" option which will grab the latest packages list.
> does this by looking at /etc/apt/sources.list . This file tells dselect
> (along with all the debian packaging tools, such as aptitude and apt)
> to get these files from. The file should look something like:
> deb ftp://ftp.uk.debian.org/debian/ unstable main contrib non-free
> take a look at the sources.list man pages for more info. Also, you might
> you'll get better and/or quicker responses sending messages to debian-user
> rather than debian-security, as this isn't really a security-related
> (certainly not directly, anyway).
> Gareth

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