Debian security updating

Posted on 2004-11-17
Last Modified: 2010-04-22
I have moved from an RPM distro (SuSE) to a Debian one (MEPIS)

My question is does apt-get update get the latest security patches, or is there something else I should be doing.

With SuSE, Yast online update handled this.

Thanks in advance...
Question by:Linux_Hawk
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    You can use apt to easily get the latest security updates. This requires a line such as :
    deb woody/updates main contrib non-free
    in your /etc/apt/sources.list file.


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