Enabled repositories in default install

Wouter Stomp wouterstomp at gmail.com
Mon Jun 27 11:36:19 CDT 2005

On 6/27/05, Myles Green <rmg57 at telus.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-27-06 at 17:08 +0200, Wouter Stomp wrote:
> > If there would be a
> > notice in synaptic, you make sure the users make the choice actively
> > every time they install something instead of just one time when
> > enabling universe...
> Not everyone uses synaptic, I for one didn't even know about it for the
> first few weeks of using Ubuntu. If anything, it should be noted in the
> FAQ and left at that. IMO, the way it is now is they way it should be
> because not everyone using Ubuntu is a "home enthusiast" where adding an
> unsupported package or two is not a big deal.

If that is a big deal for you, then you probably know what you are
doing, and disabling universe takes you only a few seconds. The other
way around, for a newbie it can take hours or days before they find
out about universe... (or they give up and stop using Ubuntu)


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