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I had a Debian Server with Apache 2.2 and PHP 5.3

I installed phpmyadmin (sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin).

Now, the versions of Apache and PHP have been upgrade (2.4/5.6)

Is this possible? How can I avoid this?


libapache2-mod-php5: Installiert: 5.6.7+dfsg-1 Installationskandidat: 5.6.7+dfsg-1 Versionstabelle: *** 5.6.7+dfsg-1 0 500 http://mirror.hetzner.de/debian/packages/ jessie/main amd64 Packages 500 http://http.debian.net/debian/ jessie/main amd64 Packages 100 /var/lib/dpkg/status 5.3.3-7+squeeze19 0 500 http://mirror.hetzner.de/debian/packages/ squeeze/main amd64 Packages 500 http://mirror.hetzner.de/debian/security/ squeeze/updates/main amd64 Packages


sources.list:

deb http://mirror.hetzner.de/debian/packages jessie main contrib non-free
deb http://http.debian.net/debian jessie main contrib non-free

deb http://http.debian.net/debian/ jessie-updates main contrib non-free

deb http://security.debian.org/ jessie/updates main contrib non-free


deb     http://mirror.hetzner.de/debian/packages squeeze main contrib non-free
deb     http://mirror.hetzner.de/debian/security squeeze/updates main contrib non-free
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Apache 2.2 and PHP 5.3 were the versions available in Debian Squeeze (Debian 6). Your /etc/apt/sources.list points to both Squeeze and Jessie (Debian 8), so when you asked to install phpmyadmin, apt-get automatically picked the latest acceptable version and its dependencies; these were taken from Jessie.

To avoid this in future, you need to remove the jessie lines from /etc/apt/sources.list, and ideally add those for Squeeze LTS (see Using LTS for details) to get some security support. You'll need to manually revert phpmyadmin and its dependencies; apt-show-versions can be used to identify packages which don't match Squeeze.

  • Thanks a lot! Sorry that I cant upvote you, have only 8 reputation points so far... – Ferenjito May 5 '15 at 16:27

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