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I'm working with Debian Lenny 5.0 and I'm trying to replicate an environment. The problem is that when I try to update aptitude.. it looks like the servers aren't online anymore.

Is there any way for me to install some libraries by aptitude (libraries/apps I need for example: libreadline5-dev, make, SNMP, etc) with online servers? If so, which ones?

I've already searched on the Internet and I've been thinking about using a full package dvd and try to install all I need. Is there any possibility to go on with this approach?

Thanks in advance!!

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Lenny isn't actively supported anymore, the archives are still available, you need to edit /etc/apt/sources.list - the link is in german, but you'll get the picture: redirect301.de/debian-lenny-sources-list-2012.html –  ott-- Dec 10 '12 at 21:16
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The packages have been moved to archive as Lenny is no longer supported. Debian still has them but you should probably find an archive mirror to use instead. –  jscott Dec 10 '12 at 21:18
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You should really update to a distribution that is supported. Lenny hasn't been supported for awhile now, and so it hasn't been receiving security updates. –  qqx Dec 10 '12 at 21:24

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Use the following /etc/apt/sources.list:

deb     http://archive.debian.org/debian lenny main non-free contrib
deb-src http://archive.debian.org/debian lenny main non-free contrib

Then do everything you can to get this system upgraded as soon as possible. :)

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