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How often do you guys upgrade your Debian testing installation? Is it better to do it at short (i.e. every day) or long (i.e. every other week) intervals? Why?

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OMG. You should always apply all security fixes immediately. Why would you leave a security vulnerability in your system??? –  Let_Me_Be Aug 2 '12 at 13:40

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It is entirely up to you, but there are some things you should consider.

  • Debian testing is more likely to have major or security bugs fixed by an update (for being testing obviously)
  • Daily updating makes the download trivial, every-other-week updating could be cumbersome specially on slowish internet connections.
  • If you do report bugs, then daily updating is a must.
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downvoted? whatever –  Bruno9779 Aug 2 '12 at 13:42

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