rhodry wrote:If you are going to run "pure" Sid:
- remove apt.conf and apt.preferences files (if they exist) from/etc/apt. Apt "pinning" as it is called can screw with "Sid". You do not need apt.preferences to get the occasional package from "experimental";
patrikm wrote:Is this step also necessary in order to turn LMDE into debian testing?
zerozero wrote:re: 6- you kept the original preferences file and added that rule? or replaced all the content with that rule only?
zerozero wrote:patrikm wrote:Is this step also necessary in order to turn LMDE into debian testing?
those sources.list look right to track lmde+debian testing and yes, you should also in this scenario delete the preferences file.
it serves a fine purpose with the vanilla sources.list but gives you more troubles than needed as soon as you leave the defaults.
Regulus74 wrote:There is another file to delete in /etc/gconf/gconf.xml.default
xircon wrote:Regulus74 wrote:There is another file to delete in /etc/gconf/gconf.xml.default
What does this file do?
gene@zordon:~$ inxi -S
System: Host: zordon Kernel: 3.4.0-2.dmz.2-liquorix-amd64 x86_64 (64 bit) Desktop: Gnome Distro: Debian unstable SID
gene@zordon:~$ inxi -r
Repos: Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list
deb http://www.deb-multimedia.org sid main non-free #"NEW - SID Multimedia"
deb http://http.us.debian.org/debian/ unstable main contrib non-free #"SID"
deb http://www.duinsoft.nl/pkg debs all # "JAVA"
Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list
deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main #"Chrome"
Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/liquorix.list
deb http://liquorix.net/debian/ sid main #"Liquorix"
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