The difference between Debian and Ubuntu?
mdz at ubuntu.com
Mon Jun 20 20:42:47 UTC 2005
On Mon, Jun 20, 2005 at 10:48:57AM +0800, Senectus . wrote:
> On 6/20/05, Fajar Priyanto <fajarpri at cbn.net.id> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I understand that Ubuntu is based on Debian,
> > and a friend of mine have been experimenting by using Debian repositories on
> > his ubuntu. Actually, what is the difference between Debian and Ubuntu? Seems
> > like very similar, because, in Mandrake, I can't use RH/FC
> > repositories/packages.
> > Thanks.
> As far as I know you'll only see a problem if you try to install a
> debian application on a machine with the Ubuntu version already on it
> (or the other way around)... Could be wrong though. :-P
Mixing packages from Debian and Ubuntu is not recommended, and there is
little reason to do so (since all of the packages in Debian are also in
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