LMDE support after Buster reaches end of life?

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LMDE support after Buster reaches end of life?

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LMDE is currently based on Debian Buster.
Debian Bullseye will be released in the next month or so, therefore Buster will reach EOL one year after that (mid 2022).

If LMDE is not reconfigured for Stretch withing that time-frame what happens with updates, in particular Security?


reference:
https://wiki.debian.org/DebianReleases# ... n_Releases
https://www.debian.org/security/faq#lifespan
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Re: LMDE support after Buster reaches end of life?

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sdibaja wrote:
Tue May 11, 2021 10:33 am
LMDE is currently based on Debian Buster.
Debian Long Term Support for " Buster " untill june 2024 : https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
Last edited by karlchen on Wed May 12, 2021 8:11 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Debian 10.9 Buster 64-bit stable Cinnamon
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Re: LMDE support after Buster reaches end of life?

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Fossy wrote:
Wed May 12, 2021 4:45 am
sdibaja wrote:
Tue May 11, 2021 10:33 am
LMDE is currently based on Debian Buster.
Debian Long Term Support for " Buster " untill june 2024 : https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
from your link see "How to use the updates from LTS"
https://wiki.debian.org/LTS/Using

is that something a typical LMDE user can/will do?
considering apt-pinning I think not
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Re: LMDE support after Buster reaches end of life?

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Fossy wrote:
Wed May 12, 2021 4:45 am
sdibaja wrote:
Tue May 11, 2021 10:33 am
LMDE is currently based on Debian Buster.
Debian Long Term Support for " Buster " untill june 2024 : https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
Clean install / single boot : Debian 10.9 Buster 64-bit stable Cinnamon :

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  GNU nano 3.2                 /etc/apt/sources.list                            
# See https://wiki.debian.org/SourcesList for more information.
deb http://deb.debian.org/debian buster main
deb-src http://deb.debian.org/debian buster main
deb http://deb.debian.org/debian buster-updates main
deb-src http://deb.debian.org/debian buster-updates main
deb http://security.debian.org/debian-security/ buster/updates main
deb-src http://security.debian.org/debian-security/ buster/updates main
                              [ 9 regels gelezen ]
^G Hulp      ^O Opslaan   ^W Zoeken    ^K Knippen   ^J Uitvullen ^C Positie
^X Afsluiten ^R Inlezen   ^\ Vervangen ^U Plakken   ^T Spelling  ^_ Naar regel

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boot@boot-pc:~$ sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list
[sudo] wachtwoord voor boot: 
boot@boot-pc:~$ sudo apt update
Geraakt:1 http://files.eid.belgium.be/debian buster InRelease
Geraakt:2 http://deb.debian.org/debian buster InRelease                        
Geraakt:3 http://security.debian.org/debian-security buster/updates InRelease  
Geraakt:4 http://deb.debian.org/debian buster-updates InRelease                
Geraakt:5 http://files2.eid.belgium.be/debian buster InRelease                 
Pakketlijsten worden ingelezen... Klaar                                   
Boom van vereisten wordt opgebouwd       
De statusinformatie wordt gelezen... Klaar
Alle pakketten zijn up-to-date.
boot@boot-pc:~$ 
by the way : Debian 10 "Buster " is supported by Debian security team ... NOT by LTS : see https://wiki.debian.org/LTS

edit : for the sake of completeness
LMDE4 Debbie :

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philippe@philippe:~$ sudo apt update
[sudo] wachtwoord voor philippe:                    
Geraakt:1 http://files2.eid.belgium.be/debian buster InRelease
Geraakt:2 http://files.eid.belgium.be/debian buster InRelease                  
Geraakt:3 http://security.debian.org buster/updates InRelease                  
Genegeerd:4 http://packages.linuxmint.com debbie InRelease                     
Geraakt:5 https://deb.debian.org/debian buster InRelease
Geraakt:6 https://deb.debian.org/debian buster-updates InRelease
Geraakt:7 http://packages.linuxmint.com debbie Release  
Geraakt:8 https://deb.debian.org/debian buster-backports InRelease
Pakketlijsten worden ingelezen... Klaar                 
Boom van vereisten wordt opgebouwd       
De statusinformatie wordt gelezen... Klaar
Alle pakketten zijn up-to-date.
philippe@philippe:~$ 
.... what are you worried about?
Debian 10.9 Buster 64-bit stable Cinnamon
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