I would like to install Mediatomb on my Debian Jessie. I keep seeing everywhere that people install it as simple as

sudo apt-get install mediatomb

but apparently I don't have mediatomb in my /etc/apt/sources.list. My current sources are:

deb http://ftp.tu-chemnitz.de/pub/linux/debian/debian/ stable main
deb-src http://ftp.tu-chemnitz.de/pub/linux/debian/debian/ stable main

deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
deb-src http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main

deb http://ftp.tu-chemnitz.de/pub/linux/debian/debian/ stable-updates main
deb-src http://ftp.tu-chemnitz.de/pub/linux/debian/debian/ stable-updates m$

deb http://httpredir.debian.org/debian jessie main
deb-src http://httpredir.debian.org/debian jessie main

deb http://httpredir.debian.org/debian jessie-updates main
deb-src http://httpredir.debian.org/debian jessie-updates main

deb http://security.debian.org/ jessie/updates main
deb-src http://security.debian.org/ jessie/updates main

Could you please tell me what I have to add to get Mediatomb?


Mediatomb wasn't included in Jessie because it suffers from a huge security bug which wasn't fixed in time for the release (and still isn't, see the bug report for details).

If you really want to install it, you could add unstable to your sources with the appropriate pinning (if that doesn't mean anything to you then you probably shouldn't), or you can manually download and install the three required packages from https://packages.debian.org/sid/all/mediatomb/download, https://packages.debian.org/sid/amd64/mediatomb-common/download (assuming you're using amd64) and https://packages.debian.org/sid/all/mediatomb-daemon/download.

  • Thanks for the information. I don't have a problem with security as it's my local home network. I'll download it and install it manually. – The Quantum Physicist Jun 4 '15 at 22:09

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