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Re: Debian 10 "buster" released

Postby GarryRicketson » 2019-07-07 13:24

In the meantime maybe read some documentation on Debian testing, and get a better idea about how it works, who should use it, etc : https://wiki.debian.org/DebianTesting
Really, the recent OP djk44883 , should have started a new topic, instead if derailing this one.
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Re: Debian 10 "buster" released

Postby djk44883 » 2019-07-07 13:25

Head_on_a_Stick wrote:^ Give them a bit, I'm sure the flood of updates will be unleashed soon.

Good luck! :twisted:

After the freeze it's more than a flood. I don't recall them taking a few days moving jessie > stretch or to buster. The repos, I understand, have an automatic transitioning facility buy then I don't really know. Learned the hard way not to use stable or testing in sources.list because of unexpected upgrades, not that I'm trying to manage it some...
just curious is the issue with my set up or things not quit being ready. Appears other have an issue too so, Yes, I'll wait. - thanks!
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Re: Debian 10 "buster" released

Postby GarryRicketson » 2019-07-07 13:26

So, back to the original topic:
sunrat wrote:https://www.debian.org/News/2019/20190706

It's here!
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Re: Debian 10 "buster" released

Postby Wheelerof4te » 2019-07-07 13:41

Something that doesn't get mentioned a lot after major Debian releases are the translations. They are getting better each time. I believe most DEs are 99% translated to my native language and it's a big feat considering it's not German, French or Spanish :D
GNOME is fully translated and that's one of the reasons why I use it. It gives off that "patriotic" vibe when all programs I use are in my native language.
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Re: Debian 10 "buster" released

Postby Wheelerof4te » 2019-07-07 18:16

I think it's important to post this here, as there are still some people who use apt-get:
If you use apt-get to upgrade to buster, you won't be asked about the security repository info changed from 'testing' to 'stable'. Use the --allow-releaseinfo-change option, as Eriberto Mota explains here: http://eriberto.pro.br/blog/2019/07/07/ ... to-stable/ or use apt instead

Once again, apt-get is kept for some scripts, it is obsolete. Use only apt when upgrading, it is better supported.
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Re: Debian 10 "buster" released

Postby Soul Singin' » 2019-07-08 05:27

Wheelerof4te wrote:Once again, apt-get is kept for some scripts, it is obsolete. Use only apt when upgrading, it is better supported.

WRONG !!! . :roll:

It's FOSS wrote:
  • apt is a subset of apt-get and apt-cache commands providing necessary commands for package management
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Re: Debian 10 "buster" released

Postby Wheelerof4te » 2019-07-08 06:58

^Yeah, read some random articles on It's FOSS(hit), it will surely help you understand Debian better than Debian's own devs advices from the micronews and the release notes:roll:
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Re: Debian 10 "buster" released

Postby Soul Singin' » 2019-07-08 14:24

Wheelerof4te wrote:^Yeah, read some random articles on It's FOSS(hit), it will surely help you understand Debian better than Debian's own devs advices from the micronews and the release notes:roll:

Well, clearly you do not understand what a "subset" is, so maybe you should read some random articles on It's FOSS. It will help you understand what you read in the release notes.

In the meantime, Let me Google that for you.

apt is a subset of apt-get and apt-cache. Or equivalently, apt-get and apt-cache are a superset of apt.

A subset does not make the superset obsolete.
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Re: Debian 10 "buster" released

Postby None1975 » 2019-07-08 17:43

Congratulations to everyone. And users and creators. One of the best operating systems has become even better!
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Re: Debian 10 "buster" released

Postby djk44883 » 2019-07-10 12:50

Soul Singin' wrote:A subset does not make the superset obsolete.

I read the Brief at the top of the article... "apt commands that replace the older apt-get commands." replace older strongly suggest, at least it's on it's way out
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Re: Debian 10 "buster" released

Postby D2b2426R5d » 2019-07-28 12:59

https://imgur.com/a/2UVQn3X

Debian 10 Buster installed, upgraded from MX Linux based on Stretch. Finally, absolutely everything works out of the box in Debian, no tinkering or workarounds are needed. Debian really has become stable in recent years. Excited to be Debian user!
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Re: Debian 10 "buster" released

Postby djk44883 » 2019-08-07 22:07

D2b2426R5d wrote: Debian really has become stable in recent years.


Many have found Debian to be stable for decades.
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