Re: Testing vs. Stable
Rafi Gabzu wrote:
> 1. After installing the "Testing" release , is it possible to upgrade
> it to the "stable" release ?
Not really. Read about Debian releases here:
> 2. When installing "Testing", do I always stay in the "Testing" phase
> ,or after it finally become "stable" I become stable too ...?
You always stay in "testing" if your /etc/apt/sources.list file refers
to "testing" as its repository. You'll "become stable" if your
sources.lst uses "etch" as the repository name.
Here, for example is and excerpt from my sources.lst:
deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian/ stable main
deb-src http://ftp.debian.org/debian/ stable main
deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
Note that the entries use "stable" as the repository name. This means
that I'll always be using the "stable" distribution, whether it is
Woody, Sarge, Etch, or whatever.
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