Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 8th Jun 2005 08:43 UTC, submitted by george
Debian and its clones A configuration mistake in the new Debian Linux distribution has forced a fix less than 24 hours after the software was released. "New installs [of Debian 3.1 from CD and DVD] will not get security updates by default," said Debian developer Colin Watson in an e-mail warning. Installations from floppy disks or network servers were not affected.
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Advice for Debian Newbies
by James Duncan on Wed 8th Jun 2005 08:53 UTC

Fix for this: The file /etc/apt/sources.list has the line starting #security... The hash at the beginning makes the update server not be used so it needs to be removed.