debian package pinning

Submitted by isntall on Tue, 08/16/2016 - 14:41

Debian has really solid software, but sometimes newer feature are needed.

/etc/apt/preferences.d/testing

Package: *
Pin: release a=testing
Pin-Priority: 900

 

/etc/apt/sources.list.d/testing.list

deb http://mirrordirector.raspbian.org/raspbian/ stretch main contrib non-free rpi

example command

# apt-get -t testing install open-vm-tools-dkms