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authorChristian Grothoff <christian@grothoff.org>2021-06-28 09:25:12 +0200
committerChristian Grothoff <christian@grothoff.org>2021-06-28 09:25:12 +0200
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add note on apt.sources
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@@ -23,14 +23,25 @@ set your ``/etc/apt/preferences`` as follows:
Pin: release l=Debian-Security
Pin-Priority: 1000
-A typical ``/etc/apt/sources.list.d/taler.list`` file for this setup
-would look like this:
+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 https://deb.taler.net/apt/debian sid main
+ deb http://ftp.ch.debian.org/debian/ buster main
+ deb http://security.debian.org/debian-security buster/updates main
+ deb http://ftp.ch.debian.org/debian/ testing main
+ deb http://ftp.ch.debian.org/debian/ 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,
+this is done by adding a file ``/etc/apt/sources.list.d/taler.list`` that
+looks like this:
-The last line is crucial, as it adds the GNU Taler packages.
+.. code-block::
+
+ deb https://deb.taler.net/apt/debian sid main
Next, you must import the Taler Systems SA public package signing key
into your keyring and update the package lists: