28 June 2011

Mixing Debian Stable and Unstable packages

/etc/apt/preferences
Package: *
Pin: release a=stable
Pin-Priority: 1001

Package: *
Pin: release a=testing
Pin-Priority: 650

Package: *
Pin: release a=unstable
Pin-Priority: 600

# apt-get install PACKAGE/unstable

or

# apt-get -t unstable install PACKAGE

Source: http://jaqque.sbih.org/kplug/apt-pinning.html

See what packages are installed from which version:
# apt-get install apt-show-versions
# apt-show-versions |grep unstable

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