Re: Stretch stable and jessie testing - repositories listed
> Right, so if you wish to remain on Stretch, which I think you do, replace the
> word testing with the name stretch in all 4 of those lines. Then update -
> however you do that in Synaptic.
Ok thank you, I think it worked. I reloaded and no packages needed any
updating. A quick list of the installed packages shows all the same
edition between installed and available. I think synaptic is really
nice once you get the hang of it.
> And I should do it relatively soon, or at the moment Stretch becomes Stable
> you will find yourself effectively on Sid!!!
That is precisely what I was afraid of and I asked to make sure I got it
right. So if in the future I want to adventure to the next release
instead of testing I just replace stretch with buster.
> Then you can change to bullseye when it suits you. I personally never use the
> names stable, testing, unstable. I prefer codenames. I want more control!!
In most cases documents simplify that stretch is testing, so I thought
there was no difference, then something I read recently made me think
once stretch becomes stable I would be bumped up a notch. Elsewhere I
read that once you are up the ladder the only way to backtrack is to
> Se parakalw. I hope this is now OK.
Thank you all