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Re: Apt-get: move from cdrom to online-sources

On Sat, Nov 01, 2003 at 10:23:07PM -0500, Haines Brown said
> Greg,
> Your information of great help, but only leads to more questions.
> 1. Where does one read about such specifics as the need to have a
>    security source to do an upgrade? 

No, the security source is for security updates.  Stable itself is only
very occasionally updated with fixes for extremely serious bugs.

Useful guides to read include: Debian Quick Reference
(http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/reference/reference.en.html), NewbieDoc
(http://newbiedoc.sf.net/) and basically anything else listed on

>    What I've seen on apt says
>    relatively little.
> 3. The address didn't work, and I also tried a couple others. When I
>    tried # aptitude update && aptitude upgrade, the warining is that
>    it couldn't stat the source package list. The aptitude log says
>    nothing. Besides your example, here are the respositories I tried: 
>    deb http://security.debian.org woody/updates main contrib non-free
>    deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main

deb http://security.debian.org/ woody/updates main

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