Electroman6913 wrote:I was thinking about installing LMDE because I want a rolling release I have never use Debian so I don't know how close it is to the Ubuntu bases Mint edition. I was wondering if all the packages from the Ubuntu based system will install and how difficult it is.
DataMan wrote:Another consideration with respect to the "breakage" issue. The default LMDE points to the "testing" repositories. These tend to be pretty dynamic. If you change to "squeeze" you should see more stability (/etc/apt/sources.list ).
I've switched back to "testing" because I was missing out on too many app upgrades that I use on a regular basis. I also use a rollback capability if an upgrade / update series goes wrong (partition level backups before and after the update /upgrades ).
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