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Re: updating with aptitude

On Apr 7, 9:50 pm, Harry Rickards <hricka...@l33tmyst.com> wrote:
> Quoting orange <orang...@gmail.com>:
> > I took the advice from email (thanks Harry), and put only these lines:
> > debftp://ftp.at.debian.org/debian/lenny contrib main
> > debftp://ftp2.de.debian.org/debian-securitylenny/updates main
> > contrib non-free
> > #wine
> > debhttp://www.lamaresh.net/aptlenny main
> > ...
> While those servers may be the fastest for me (they're for my Virtual  
> Private Server in Atlanta, USA - so I don't know why Germany and  
> Austria are the fastest), different servers may be faster for you. You  
> can automatically find the fastest servers for you with the  
> netselect-apt tool, or select local ones manually at  http://www.debian.org/mirror/list.

ok thanks I'll try that, even though this one is very fast.

I still don't understand why the (security) update was allowed to
change menu.lst without asking for any confirmation
and in such a way (could it be because kernel was updated?). for a
total noob it would be troublesome.

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