apt-get defaults for keeping my system stable and secure?
lists.john at gmail.com
Thu Aug 16 20:43:01 BST 2007
On 8/16/07, Gavin McCullagh <gmccullagh at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Aug 2007, john wrote:
> > I am running a web-server with Debian etch on it. I run apt-get update
> > about once a week to figure out what's new. I also subscribe to the
> > debian security list and I only want to patch security problems. Is it
> > sufficient/best practice to have ONLY the following lines in
> > sources.list:
> > deb http://security.debian.org/ etch/updates main contrib
> > deb-src http://security.debian.org/ etch/updates main contrib
> That should pretty much do it as long as you're happy to wait until the
> debian security team fixes it. They're usually fairly prompt.
> There are optional non-security bugfix updates in the regular updates
> repository, but you don't need them I guess if you don't want them.
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