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Re: Is Ubuntu a debian derivative or is it a fork?



Hello Dale,

Am Samstag, den 04.06.2005, 11:29 -0400 schrieb Dale C. Scheetz:
> >From the first CD I installed, I realized it was a fork...and a disapointing 
> one at that. (Pretty desktop on live CD didn't install from installation CD,
> but the fact that their archives only hold their limited package set, found
> on the CDs, made it apparent that they were a separate distro, based on 
> Debian but not necessarily compatible with Debian.)

this is not quite true. The CD only holds packages from the "main"
component, but there are "Universe", "Multiverse" (the non-free section)
and "restricted" as well.

Apart from that, I really can't see this as an indication for a fork.

Have a nice day,
 Daniel


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