#1 Complaint about Ubuntu: Updates break things

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at ubuntu.com
Mon Dec 29 07:35:21 GMT 2008

Alberto Milone [2008-12-20 10:29 +0100]:
> This approach has at least one drawback though. Do we really want users to 
> keep the backports enabled all the time? It would be nice if users had an easy 
> way to tell Update Manager to update only binary graphics drivers from the 
> backports as I'm convinced that many users want a stable environment (i.e. no 
> other backported packages) with extended hardware support (e.g for the latest 
> card models) or with increased performance or simply with bugfixes in the 
> graphics driver.

That's actually possible if you enable *-backports only for
restricted, but not for main/universe.

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