Enabling Debian Sid Repository Guide
You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Add Debian Sid/Unstable Main, Contrib and Non Free Repositories in Debian GNU/Linux Based OSes.
And Debian Sid Repository contains some Recent Extras Stuff that you may want Installed on your System.
Especially relevant: using the Apt Default Release Setup after this the System Stability is Granted!
So this Repo Setup is Valid for All the Debian Based Platforms like:
- Kali Linux
- Deepin Linux
- MX Linux
- antiX Linux
- Parrot Linux
- Voyager Debian
- Elive Linux
- LMDE Linux
- CrunchBang Linux
- Parsix Linux
1. Launching Terminal
How to Quick-Start with Command Line on GNU/LinuxCommand Line Quick-Start Guide
2. Adding Sid Apt Repo
Then to Add Debian Sid Repository
Simply Copy and Execute this Command:
(And in case of “su: Authentication failure” try instead with “sudo su“)
su -c "echo 'deb http://ftp.fr.debian.org/debian sid main' >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/sid.list"
Finally, to Enable also the Contrib and Non-free Repos Instead:”)
su -c "echo 'deb http://ftp.fr.debian.org/debian sid main contrib non-free' >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/sid.list"
And in case of ‘authentication failure‘ use instead the ‘sudo su -c’ Command.
Possibly Change the Debian Mirror in base of your LocationDebian Ftp Mirror List
Finally, Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano Editor :)
3. Setting Up Default
Then to Set the Default Release
And this is Indispensable to Preserve the Stability of the System in Case of Updates/Upgrades!
(But however you can Override it temporarily just commenting out the Statement and Updating the Apt Repos)
Make or Edit the Apt Config File:
sudo nano /etc/apt/apt.conf
And Depending of your Release Append
For Stable Based OSes, and so also for Deepin:
Rather for Testing one:
Finally, for a Rolling like Kali:
Possibly if needed to Find out What’s your actual Repo Base
First, try to look up with a canonical:
sudo apt updateOr again use the cat Command like:
Thanks to dracae
4. Enabling Repo
Finally, to Re-Load Repositories
sudo apt updateAuthenticate with the User Admin Pass.
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo.
5. Installing Single Package
Finally, to Install One Package from Sid Repo
sudo apt -t unstable install [MYCOOLPACKAGE]
So for instance:
sudo apt -t unstable install firefox
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