Travels with Sid
Posted 04 January 2018 - 02:13 PM
I have been running Debian Sid without problems for a few months now on my Thinkpad. I have it set up the way I like and although there are lots of daily updates it works very well.
Now I want to take the Thinkpad on a two week ocean voyage where the Internet is slow and often unreliable. The last thing I want to do is bork an update.
So if I update at the hotel before I leave and when I get home will that be OK assuming the machine works fine when I embark on the ship? I figure I can deal with any issues at home if there are massive updates at that point.
Bottom line will I be OK to travel with Sid or should I bite the bullet and install a more stable distro before leaving on my voyage? I figure all will be well if I don't update a working install.
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Posted 04 January 2018 - 02:20 PM
Even if you didn't, you would still be fine as long as you didn't do a partial update.
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Posted 04 January 2018 - 06:59 PM
Usually it's fine.
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