Universe/Multiverse enabled by default in ubuntu-server

Leonel Nunez leonel at enelserver.com
Thu Aug 9 16:44:47 UTC 2007

> Hello,
> The Universe and Multiverse repositories are enabled by default on a
> fresh ubuntu-server install. This change was implemented as of Feisty
> and outlined here:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/AlwaysEnableUniverseMultiverse.
> This specification is target for desktop users.
> I was wondering if that situation also applies to the server.
> On one hand, a server user may be more cautious about installing
> unsupported software. One the other hand, I've read and heard of lot of
> users stating that they had to enable universe anyway to install some
> software to make their server running.
> So do you enable the universe repository on your server installs ?
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I had never used ubuntu as server  because of  universe
all the software we use we need to be aware about the updates and risks of
using software with known bugs  unfixed

With universe we ( users )  need to be sure that the software we use is
updated and there are some choices :

1 report the bug
2 report and  try to fix the bug with the MOTU people
3 roll your own .deb  or compile from tarball

but like me that I need some packages and I know there are others that
need those packages updated too  I guess the best choice  is  2

I hope  this can lead us the people who use ubuntu as server and need
universe packages updated to come to MOTU  and  help with updating
packages at least  the packages we need.


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