possible FQA: debian and Kubuntu compatibility; Xemacs

claydoh claydoh at claydoh.com
Wed Dec 20 22:37:13 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 20 December 2006 1:18 pm, Uwe Brauer wrote:

> [snip]
> Thanks for the information. Why isn't your setting standard? That is
> why isn't universe part of the standard installation.  With respect to
> the interoperablity --although I presume this is already the subject
> of blogs and flame ars--, I almost adore Kubuntu for its ease of the
> installation and the superb configuration. However the fact that it is
> not 100 % interoperable let me doubt to use it. Btw why isn't there in
> the Kubuntu website a package search the way Debian provides. If you
> hadn't answered my question I don't know whether I would have figured
> out that XEmacs is in the universe tree.
> Uwe Brauer
Explains the different repositories
Basically there is no guarantee of support or security updates for them, or 
they contain non-free license-wise so they are not enabled by default
Clay Weber
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