Ubuntu's Apt servers

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Wed Mar 29 03:32:39 BST 2006

On Tue, Mar 28, 2006 at 02:04:58PM +0200, Jon Kristensen wrote:
> Hello (again) developers!
> I posted a mail on this list a couple of days ago where I asked about
> Ubuntu forking (thanks for your kind replies!), and now I got another
> question. It's not about Ubuntu development so it might not be relevant
> to bring it up here, but in that case, please point me to the relevant
> list. Thanks a lot!
> Say that I would fork Ubuntu, making only small changes that does not
> effect the system's packages. Would it be OK for that system to use
> Ubuntu's official package archives, or are they for Ubuntu only?

Ubuntu mirrors are open and accessible to everyone who wishes to download
the data they hold.

 - mdz

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