Today, the Debian Lenny’s backports has been officially started. The name of the backport is lenny-backports just like previous backports. To start using the Lenny backports just add the following file to your /etc/apt/sources.list file:

deb lenny-backports main contrib non-free

and give the following command:

# apt-get update

To start installing packages from lenny-backports give the following command:

apt-get -t lenny-backports install
aptitude -t lenny-backports install

For those of you who don’t know what a Debian backport is please read this article.

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