distributions: UBUNTU vs DEBIAN

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Thu Apr 20 17:30:38 UTC 2006

Antony Gelberg wrote:

> Daniel Carrera wrote:
>> Antony Gelberg wrote:
>>>> While I agree with the literal meaning of what you wrote, I feel
>>>> compelled to mention that many experts are likely to enjoy using
>>>> Ubuntu. Ubuntu does not limit the power available to an expert.
>>> It does at a desktop level.  If I want an Ubuntu desktop without, say,
>>> Firefox or Openoffice.org, or any one of many packages that I don't
>>> want, I can't have it without removing the ubuntu-desktop package,


>>> which may break upgrades between releases.

Well, I _still_ don't believe that :-)

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