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Re: Stretch stable and jessie testing - repositories listed

On 02/09/2017 04:58 PM, GiaThnYgeia wrote:
Lisi Reisz:
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!!!
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

Take a look at Synaptic Menu you can select a package and then go to Package > Force Version, you can only force one package at a time but, yes you can downgrade. I can down grade a couple hundred packages without much problem, depends on the user.
Jimmy Johnson

Debian Stretch - Plasma 5.8.4 - EXT4 at sda11
Registered Linux User #380263

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