Linux Debian How-to Upgrade from Testing to Unstable

February 3rd, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Upgrading Debian Testing to Unstable i386/amd64




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-step How Upgrading from Debian Testing to Debian Unstable.

To Upgrade from Debian Testing to Unstable You have to manually Editing the main Apt Repo Source File.

Inside the Guide You find Links to Installing Google-Chrome, Latest Firefox and Thunderbird on Debian Linux.

Debian Upgrade from Testing to Unstable
  1. Open a Shell Session
    Terminal emulator on Desktop.
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

  2. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Debian Linux:

    Installing Chrome for Debian
  3. Upgrading to Debian Unstable

    • Editing sources.list Apt Config File

      sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list

      If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

      Replace each instance of “testing” or “stretch” with “unstable” on the File!

      Then Comment Out the Entries Containing the “updates” keyword.

      Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano editor.




    • Upgrading Distro/Packages to Unstable

      sudo apt-get update
      sudo apt-get -u dist-upgrade -
  4. How-to Install Latest Thunderbird on Debian Linux:

    Install Thunderbird for Debian

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