Planning to create a new distro of Ubuntu

Daniel Hollocher danielhollocher at
Tue Nov 5 20:49:56 UTC 2013

> > Do you think that Linux Mint is a vulnerable system ? Really ?
> this is the list of packages it will never update, instead of just
> integrating changes properly with the packagaes in the ubuntu archive
> they instead suppress doing (security) updates at all for them.

 It looks like that is not quite the case.  Packages that are marked as 4
and 5 are not updated by default, whereas 1-3 are.  This is a setting which
can be changed:

Still probably insecure, but I understand they are trying to balance
between security and regressions.
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