Setup Backports Repository for Debian Wheezy


Setup procedure are quite easy but unfortunately, not many packages available especially the latest kernel in the backports repository.
$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://cdn.debian.net/debian wheezy-backports main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/wheezy-backport.list'
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get -t wheezy-backports install --reinstall tmux

To find all installed backport packages. [2]
$ sudo dpkg -l | awk '/^ii/ && $3 ~ /bpo[4567]0/ {print $2}'

Explanation of the awk command. Find all line that start with 'ii' characters and the third column contains the word bpo40 or bpo50 or bpo60 or bpo70. If found, print the second column.

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