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Re: managing packages

> And I'm also looking for documentation about `aptitude' because I've heard
> that there is such way to tell aptitude to install a package from a specific
> distribution

there is really good documentation in /usr/share/doc/aptitude

however, that is really comprehensive. you probably just want to use the
-t switch. 'man aptitude'

or follow directions from  http://backports.org/instructions.html
and use 'aptitude' instead of 'apt-get'

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