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WordPress 2.0.1 and Debian

I’ve just finished upgrading to WordPress 2.0.1 on Debian. The upgrade itself went very smoothly and my overall first 10 minutes impression is positive. It may take me a little while to get use to the WYSIWYG editor, but I seem to recall you can turn it off and there is an html editor as well, so if I get too frustrated there are paths out.

The only minor issue I had to get around was due to WP 2.0.1 only being in testing for Debian. I’m currently running stable, so I had to figure out how to upgrade just wordpress on testing. This involved adding

> deb testing main contrib non-free

to /etc/apt/sources.list and then running the following:

> apt-get update
> apt-get -t testing install wordpress

Everything worked great from there. BTW, the only reason I waited so long was because I had to wait for the plugins I use to be upgraded for 2.0.