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authorChristian Grothoff <>2021-09-01 00:11:53 +0200
committerChristian Grothoff <>2021-09-01 00:11:54 +0200
commit7bc7662c0933cce7dd61020551a3e847685bc3f8 (patch)
parentda795d9f4160ef1d39279c07f76481f2c7f7cb20 (diff)
update instructions
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diff --git a/doc/sphinx/frags/installing-debian.rst b/doc/sphinx/frags/installing-debian.rst
index 24f4d20..0110b24 100644
--- a/doc/sphinx/frags/installing-debian.rst
+++ b/doc/sphinx/frags/installing-debian.rst
@@ -1,47 +1,14 @@
To install the GNU Taler Debian packages, first ensure that you have
the right Debian distribution. At this time, the packages are built for
-Sid, which means you should use a system which at least includes
-unstable packages in its source list. We recommend using APT pinning
-to limit unstable packages to those explicitly requested. To do this,
-set your ``/etc/apt/preferences`` as follows:
-.. code-block::
- Package: *
- Pin: release a=stable
- Pin-Priority: 700
- Package: *
- Pin: release a=testing
- Pin-Priority: 650
- Package: *
- Pin: release a=unstable
- Pin-Priority: 600
- Package: *
- Pin: release l=Debian-Security
- Pin-Priority: 1000
-A typical ``/etc/apt/sources.list`` file for this setup
-which combines Debian stable with more recent packages
-from testing and unstable would look like this:
-.. code-block::
- deb buster main
- deb buster/updates main
- deb testing main
- deb unstable main
-Naturally, you may want to use different mirrors depending on your region.
-Additionally, you must add a file to import the GNU Taler packages. Typically,
+You need to add a file to import the GNU Taler packages. Typically,
this is done by adding a file ``/etc/apt/sources.list.d/taler.list`` that
looks like this:
.. code-block::
- deb sid main
+ deb bullseye main
Next, you must import the Taler Systems SA public package signing key
into your keyring and update the package lists: