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Old 06-15-2004, 04:22 PM   #1
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Install Latest Unstable

Hello people

I want to ask if there's a way to install through the network the latest branch of debian - unstable. And if there are other ways of getting the unstable branch - they are welcomed.

Old 06-15-2004, 04:59 PM   #2
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How about using the latest Sarge installer Test Candidate and then apt-get dist-upgrading into Unstable? This should be one of the safest (and easiest) available ways to acquire Debian Sid.
Old 06-18-2004, 03:51 AM   #3
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if you use the debian sarge installer floppy version you can install unstable right away, without ever using testing. Iīm not sure if it asks in normal mode but start the installer with expert and it will ask you which debian branch to install. Apt-get will also be automatically configured to have sid mirrors.

edit: perhaps the cd version has this feature too, I donīt really know but at least the floppy version I had worked like this.


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