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On Debian, how to audit installed packages against packages in a particular repository?

I manage a number of Debian servers and usually track the Debian stable repository but occasionally install from the Debian testing repository or third party sources. For audit purposes, on each ...
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apt-get install from ppa.launchpad.net repository

Some time ago I installed zfs from ppa.launchpad.net repository for Ubuntu Server Oneric 11.10 by add-apt-repository ppa:zfs-native/stable apt-get update apt-get install spl-linux ubuntu-zfs ...
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What is the format of specifying 'http' repositories in /etc/apt/sources.list?

After specifying the url of the repository, what do the tags like 'stable','non-free' mean in the entries of /etc/apt/sources.list ? If we know the url of a repository, how do we decide about these ...