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Using Sarge with backports and other sources have written a nifty little guide on how to use Sarge with backports.
Read it all here


Using Debian Sarge (stable) with “testing” and “unstable” is not always the best idea, as in order to get a package not present in Sarge you might need to make a massive update of libs, thus having a mixed system, not quite Sarge anymore.

However, you can use at times some packages from the “testing” and “unstable” — just don't forget to check first the backports repositories!

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