installing programs from Debian experimental repository

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installing programs from Debian experimental repository

Postby Dani233 » Tue Apr 02, 2013 1:35 pm

I would like to install pokerth 1.0 (it is not possible to play online using old versions) from Debian experimental repository. D-do you think it c-could be d-dangerous??

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Re: installing programs from Debian experimental repository

Postby bigj231 » Tue Apr 02, 2013 1:57 pm

Yes. Will it b-break y-your system? Not necessarily. Make a backup first and then install it. That way if it breaks stuff, you're one click away from a working system.

You're generally pretty safe if it doesn't need to update lots of critical libraries.

To add to this, I ran Debian Sid without issue for almost 3 weeks. Then it completely broke and I installed something else.
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