Question about repos on ubuntu server

Ivan Krstic krstic at
Mon Feb 6 20:55:51 UTC 2006

Frank Niedermann wrote:
> What is a package selection? I thought adding an URL to sources.list
> will add _all_ packages available on this URL to the list?

That's correct. But available packages are just that -- available. The
workings of your system aren't determined by packages which you *could*
install, but the ones you actually do install, which is how all the
Ubuntu derivatives differ.

> What happens if Dapper desktop gets a new kernel image and I'm running
> the Dapper server version, how will apt differ the servers and choose
> not to upgrade the kernel to desktop version?

The server kernel package has a different name than the regular kernel

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