Sabayon 5 updates frequency

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Sabayon 5 updates frequency

Post by chameleon » Fri Oct 09, 2009 18:55

How often should I expect Sabayon 5 updates?
I followed the 'what to do after a fresh install guide' and I guess there were some 200+ updates to start via Sulfur.
Since then I am told by the toolbar widget that I am cool 8) and up to date.

I am new here from Debian based distros and had a good feel with those about the frequency of updates (most days!)

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Re: Sabayon 5 updates frequency

Post by joeoden » Fri Oct 09, 2009 23:19

chameleon wrote:How often should I expect Sabayon 5 updates?
Depends on which Sabayon you have Gnome or Kde as well as which repository you are using, if you want (when available) daily updates add the limbo repository

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Re: Sabayon 5 updates frequency

Post by xlnagla » Sat Oct 10, 2009 6:25

a good paradigm is to update weekly if it really matters that you have the latest greatest computer.

Otherwise, just run security updates and updates of specific apps you care about. You can always do a world update with entropy if you feel your system fell too far behind.

It is generally safe and sane to do an entropy world update with a break of less than one month. A break of more than two months may require a little bit of re-configuration to allow your system configuration to cope with the new packages.


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