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Re: apt-get pinning ? - Sarge / Stable - only install certain/specific packages from "testing"

Þann 2006-06-27, 02:38:46 (-0700) skrifaði Willie Wonka:
> ~$ sudo apt-get upgrade
> I do this
> ~$ sudo apt-get install hdparm
> 	Reading Package Lists... Done
> 	Building Dependency Tree... Done
> 	hdparm is already the newest version.
> 	0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> So obviously I'm still at v6.1, rather than 6.6 (the one I want)

Yes, I misunderstood you in your original posting, I thought you were
using the testing distribution in your sources.list file but you are
still using the stable one which only has v6.1.
If you want to install a package from testing follow the instructions

In fact it would do you a lot of good to read that whole document, it
would clear up a few things about how the packaging system in debian
works and how to use apt-get to manipulate your packages.



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