OK to ignore Evolution updates?
paul at libertysys.com.au
Mon Nov 3 00:49:32 GMT 2008
> I don't use Evolution or Thunderbird. Is it OK for me to ignore (not
> install) the updates that Ubuntu's update manager lists?
If you don't use either, it's far better to remove them from your
system, although i think in the case of Evolution you can't do this
without breaking the ubuntu-desktop meta package.
Even if you don't use software, it still represents a risk (albeit a
lower one) if it is installed on your system. I would suggest removing
Thunderbird and updating Evolution whenever a security update is
released. I usually configure my systems to automatically apply
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