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http://crunchbang.org – Digit wrote:or have i misunderstood apt pinning, and that's already a basic feature it can provide?  like a show-but-dont-install, kind of feature maybe?Have you read hardran3's guide: http://crunchbang.org/forums/viewtopic.php?id=12081 ?What you are describing is exactly how apt-pinning works, as long as you give a lower priority to the branches you don't want to install from by default. When you use apt-cache policy to check versions, you will see all that are available. You can choose to install from whatever branch you like. I am not recommending that you do this, becau (HowTos)