Package repositories

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Introduction

Proxmox VE is using APT as package management system. For detailed update instructions see always Downloads.

The list of repositories is defined in /etc/apt/sources.list.

Proxmox VE 2.x

Proxmox VE 2.x is based on Debian 6.0 (Squeeze).

Stable repository (pve)

In order to use the stable repository, check your sources.list:

nano /etc/apt/sources.list
deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian wheezy main contrib

# PVE packages provided by proxmox.com
deb http://download.proxmox.com/debian wheezy pve

# security updates
deb http://security.debian.org/ wheezy/updates main contrib

Testing repository (pvetest)

This repository is used for testing new software packages (beta versions) and should not be used in production environments - only in special cases and if you can´t wait for the stable release. In order to use the test repository, check your sources.list:

nano /etc/apt/sources.list
deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian wheezy main contrib

# PVE packages provided by proxmox.com
 deb http://download.proxmox.com/debian wheezy pvetest

# security updates
deb http://security.debian.org/ wheezy/updates main contrib

Outdated: Proxmox VE 1.x

Proxmox VE 1.x is based on Debian 5.0 (Lenny), see Installing_Proxmox_VE_v1.9_post_Lenny_retirement