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Every Debian distribution is managed by the /etc/apt/sources.list file.

This file allows you to specify whether you want your distribution to run as a stable, testing or unstable distribution.

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To view or edit this file from the command line you need to type:
test:~# pico /etc/apt/sources.list

After editing the file and saving it, you need to run the following command:
test:~# apt-get update

which rebuilds the package database to reflect your newest sources.list

Once this is done, you can upgrade everything on your system to the latest versions by running the following command:
test:~# apt-get dist-upgrade

If you want to flip from one distribution to the other, just modify the sources.list file, and run the following commands:

test:~# apt-get update
test:~# apt-get dist-upgrade

That is all there is to it!