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More questions about APT and distribuitions... [Was: Re: Xwindows in Sparc Station 5?]

On Thu, 10 Feb 2000, Aaron Solochek wrote:

> Potato is newer.
> You want to get potato.
> edit your /etc/apt/sources.list
>  so that it contains only the lines
> deb http://ftp1.us.debian.org/debian potato main contrib non-free
> deb http://non-us.debian.org/debian-non-US potato non-US/main non-US/contrib non-US/non-free
> Comment out any other deb lines.
> then as, root,
> apt-get update
> apt-get install apt debconf
> apt-get dist-upgrade

	Misters, why the newlly (i suppose) stable 'potato' dist did not
get pointed by the 'stable' symbolic link? Any good razon for it?
	Thank you all for the precious help.

                                                    Luis Campos de Carvalho
               System Administrator at ECB -- Escola Paulista de Medicina

" You can surrender without a pray. 
  But never really pray without surrender.
  You can fight without ever winning. 
  But never ever win without a fight. "
			   -- Neil Peart, "Resist", "Test for Echo", 1998.

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