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How do I go from stable to unstable?
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* [http://www.debian.org Debian]. [http://www.debian.org/distrib/netinst Installing Debian via the Internet]. This method of installing Debian requires a functioning Internet connection during installation.
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== GDM3 ==
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[[File:Gdm3.png|border|320px]]
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* <code>gdm3</code> runs in <code>640x480</code>, and I'm not sure how one is supposed to change this. This is not a great way to start off with a new operating system.
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== sid ==
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* Learn about [http://www.debian.org/releases/ Debian releases]. The release codenames come from the movie [http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/debian-faq/ch-ftparchives#s-sourceforcodenames Toy Story].
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* See the [http://wooledge.org/~greg/sidfaq.html Debian sid FAQ].
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* Debian Wiki on [http://wiki.debian.org/DebianUnstable DebianUnstable], and [http://wiki.debian.org/InstallFAQ how to install sid].
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* Upgrade to testing first, and then upgrade again to unstable. Don't try to go directly to unstable, although it sometimes does work.
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<pre>
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apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade
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</pre>
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* In previous releases, <code>aptitude</code> was recommended for this purpose, but recent versions of <code>apt-get</code> provide equivalent functionality and also have shown to more consistently give the desired upgrade results. (See [http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/amd64/release-notes/ch-upgrading.en.html#upgradingpackages release notes]).

Latest revision as of 04:01, 28 November 2012

GDM3

Gdm3.png

  • gdm3 runs in 640x480, and I'm not sure how one is supposed to change this. This is not a great way to start off with a new operating system.

sid

apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade
  • In previous releases, aptitude was recommended for this purpose, but recent versions of apt-get provide equivalent functionality and also have shown to more consistently give the desired upgrade results. (See release notes).