Pinning a package example for Debian/Ubuntu

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I wanted backuppc to install from unstable, so I added the following:


Quick explanation:
– Moving “squeeze” (my base installation) above 500 keeps it as priority default installation.
– Having unstable below 500 means it has lower priority of anything already installed.
– Then pinning backuppc package to the top so it’ll get installed with unstable.

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