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Old 12-03-2004, 07:03 AM   #1
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Netinstall of debian unstable?


As a netinstall, the debian site only specifies the "stable" version..

http://www.debian.org/CD/netinst/

Is it safe to install the stable version, and then run an apt-upgrade to unstable? I've had loads of problems upgrading from testing to unstable before and i'm a bit worried..

Or will the installer just ask me which distribution I want?

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Old 12-03-2004, 09:10 AM   #2
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http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/
 
Old 12-03-2004, 09:19 AM   #3
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http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/
Thankyou.. But I was just wondering if anyone knew if the netinstall will ask me what distibution I want (stable/testing/unstable), and if not if it is safe to do an "upgrade" through APT, as i've had problems before..

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Old 12-03-2004, 09:50 AM   #4
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Testing/unstable install will give you a choice of stable-testing-unstable
Woody install won't
Dunno about apt-get dist-upgrade, never tried it.
 
Old 12-03-2004, 09:59 AM   #5
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Ahh. thanks..

So only stable distros are termed with names then? there is only woody (which is the current stable release), and then testing and unstable...

that makes sense..

cheers

james
 
  


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