Applications on debian and ubuntu

Martin Meredith martin at
Fri Jul 29 22:42:16 UTC 2005

near enough every application on debian will also be on ubuntu, however,
the .deb files will not neccesarily work on both, which is why Ubuntu
recompile all of debians work to make it work in ubuntu

Rajiv Vyas wrote:
> Do applications written for Sarge run on Ubuntu or do they have to be
> tweaked? Which means, if I could apt-get beancounter or say Tomboy on
> debian, could I sudo apt-get on ubuntu also? If not, how much recodding
> has to be done?
> rajiv

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