Mint-Update Debian and new repositories

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Mint-Update Debian and new repositories

Postby IgnatiusReilly on Thu Aug 04, 2011 6:10 am

Hi,

I have recently installed LMDE and the new Mint Update Debian. I disabled the Debian testing repository and added the debian.linuxmint.com/latest.
All worked fine. I have just a small question. I searched in the forum but I found nothing.
The question is: Should I disable also the following repositories:
security.debian.org/testing/updates
debian-multimedia.com testing
or maintain them?
Thanks
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Re: Mint-Update Debian and new repositories

Postby zerozero on Thu Aug 04, 2011 6:25 am

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Re: Mint-Update Debian and new repositories

Postby IgnatiusReilly on Thu Aug 04, 2011 6:30 am

Ok. So the answer is yes :roll:
Sorry. I read it but I didn't remember...
Thanks a lot
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Re: Mint-Update Debian and new repositories

Postby secipolla on Thu Aug 04, 2011 7:49 am

IgnatiusReilly wrote:Ok. So the answer is yes :roll:
Sorry. I read it but I didn't remember...
Thanks a lot

According to that thread actually the answer is 'no'.
But to be on the safe side the Mint team should probably disable the debian-multimedia repo too and mirror its packages in their latest/incoming repos (or just dump debian-multimedia as a default LMDE repo and use the Debian packages only).
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Re: Mint-Update Debian and new repositories

Postby zerozero on Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:35 am

ok, to clarify :lol: as things are now you should keeps them;
your sources.list must look like this
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    deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ debian main upstream import
    deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest testing main contrib non-free
    deb http://security.debian.org/ testing/updates main contrib non-free
    deb http://www.debian-multimedia.org testing main non-free


as a side note, secipola has a point there, but that doesn't interfere with the way you set your repos atm
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Re: Mint-Update Debian and new repositories

Postby IgnatiusReilly on Fri Aug 05, 2011 4:20 am

Oh yes.
I meant: Yes, I should keep them. :)
Thanks a lot.
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