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Re: Security updates and apt-get

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Michele Della Marina wrote:
> Hello!
> I use a stable ditribution on my servers, and periodically I make
> apt-get update and apt-get upgrade using security.debian.org in
> sources.list
> I think (as I know) that this operation updates the critical packages
> installed in my systems.
> If I add a line in sources.list like ftp.debian.org/debian stable main
> etc etc, and I make apt-get update apt-get upgrade, how my packages
> are updated? Can I upgrade my system using both repository?  ... sorry
> for my bed english, I hope my doubt is clear enough.

You *should* have both in your sources.list.

deb ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian stable main contrib non-free
deb http://security.debian.org stable/updates main contrib non-free

Or am I misunderstanding you?

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