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Old 12th May 2008
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The "-current" packages on Debian are available for "sid". Ubuntu is based on "sid" but stops updating packages when the release number changes.
There are a couple of Debian-sid based distros (kanotix, sidux, ...).
The package list for Debian-sid must be the largest available, with latest versions.
As -current, -sid is the moving target which can stop working anytime, then be OK again a couple of minutes later with the next upgrade.

Have to check repositories (non of which are official) such as (with a nice forum), or -my preferred- the Italian user group
Plus, there are about 50 distros based on Slackware, some with their own package list and package installation system.
Since I use I stopped complaining about packages to be old.
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