Ubuntu as a server

Peter Garrett peter.garrett at optusnet.com.au
Fri Jan 27 10:58:49 UTC 2006

On Fri, 27 Jan 2006 11:26:30 +0100
Jeremiah Foster <jeremiah at easywebsite.se> wrote:

> CAVEAT EMPTOR - The universe and multiverse repositories are unsupported
> by Ubuntu 

"universe" is unsupported by _Canonical _- it is supported by the
Ubuntu community (MOTU) see


> and can break your machine. I would not put them on a
> production server anyway since they are geared toward desktop use. i.e.
> lots of codex for proprietary video, audio playback, software that
> violates the US DCMA, questionable licenses, etc.

Most of this "non-free" stuff is in multiverse. I doubt that any
multiverse packages would really be useful on a dedicated server anyway.


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