Debian mirrors and sources.list selections
gadicath at dishevelled.net
Tue Jul 2 18:29:52 EST 2002
On Tue, 02 Jul 2002, Rasjid Wilcox wrote:
> The bigest problem I had was initially I was using the
> planetmirror.com debian mirror. I could not get the install to work -
> dselect kept complaining that I was removing critical packages. I
> eventually tried mirror.aarnet.edu.au, and everything went off without
> a hitch. Has anyone else had problems with planetmirror not being
> properly syncronised? And any suggestions for the best mirror to use
> from Webone?
I've not had problems with planetmirror being out of sync, I have had
problems with connecting to it before. mirror.aarnet.edu.au is the one
I'm using at the moment, it's normally alright. I've also used
http://mirror.pacific.net.au/ which was alright too.
> I've set my /etc/apt/sources.list to look at unstable. However, this
> did not work for http://security.debian.org. The best I could do here
> was woody. Is this because that unstable is always going to be at
> least as up-to-date as security anyway, and I should just remove that
It wouldn't hurt to leave that line in there, but I don't think it will
really be necessary.
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