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Re: Oh no something has gone wrong! after reinstalling Debian and Gnome.

On Mon 22 May 2017 at 08:54:59 -0500, Anil Duggirala wrote:

> Thanks a lot Felix and Micheal.
> I will follow your advice, and for the first time ever, use Debian
> Testing. I guess when Stretch is released I will be able to install
> that, correct? So I will be able to go back to using a stable release

You already have Stretch installed. Ok, it is not yet released as stable
but it is nearly there. Make sure your sources.list has stretch and not
testing for the deb lines to keep the machine on stable.

> right? I'm really afraid of testing, the whole reason I like Debian is
> for its stability, but using stable would require me to install various
> packages from backports maybe?? I did try installing that newer kernel,
> that didn't work.

At this stage of the freeze you are not risking much in terms of
stability. No need to be afraid.


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