[kwlug-disc] Ubuntu to debian

Steve Izma sizma at golden.net
Wed Apr 14 22:00:30 EDT 2010

On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 09:37:44PM -0400, Richard Weait wrote:
> Subject: [kwlug-disc] Ubuntu to debian
> So I'm looking at debian for the first time after running Ubuntu for
> some time.  How do I find, smartly and easily, the versions of several
> packages in Stable and Testing, so I can decide between them?

Mixing stable and testing can be a big pain. You might want to
look at debian backports first:


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