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Re: Understanding the two-year release cycle as a desktop user (and a Debian newcomer)

On 2020-02-26, Andrei POPESCU <andreimpopescu@gmail.com> wrote:
> Debian testing already has checks and delays in place to filter out
> (most of the) problems. Updates fixing security issues are prioritised.

I used testing once; I found 'apt-listbugs' to be quite helpful in
obviating potential disaster (it was invariably only a question of
waiting a day or two for things applicable to my installation to be

>> I've been doing this with Unstable for most of this century with very
>> few problems (and none recently).
> In both cases (testing and unstable), if the system is in any way=20
> exposed to security threats updating more often than that would be a=20
> good idea.
> Kind regards,
> Andrei

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