[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: "I do consider Ubuntu to be Debian" , Ian Murdock

On Thu, Mar 22, 2007 at 04:55:51PM -0400, Michael Pobega wrote:
> Keep in mind Ubuntu is using the same system as Debian, but not using
> it the way it was meant to be used. Which is why Ubuntu debs don't
> work on Debian and vice-versa (For the most part). I personally think

Probably use different package names, i.e. its a dependency issue.
Ubuntu *IS* using it the way it was meant to be used, why should you
think otherwise?

> that is the root of why dist-upgrade breaks a lot of the time, and it
> isn't really a fault in Ubuntu, because they still provide their users
> with a lot of other things Debian doesn't. A huge forum (Our mailing
> list has nothing on their forum), commercial support (For Debian? Kind

Disagree. Mailing lists are far superior. Try reading the forum offline!

Don't forget to check that your /etc/apt/sources.lst entries point to 
etch and not testing, otherwise you may end up with a broken system once
etch goes stable.

Reply to: