7.04 Server or 6.06 LTS Server?

David Koski david at kosmosisland.com
Tue May 8 18:47:12 UTC 2007

On Tuesday 08 May 2007 07:25, Avi Schwartz wrote:
> David Koski wrote:
> > On Monday 07 May 2007 20:01, Avi Schwartz wrote:
> >
> > <snip>
> >
> >> but the question is whether the AV and anti-spam tools also get
> >> updated or do they get only security updates.
> >
> > Forget about Ubuntu if you want to keep current with clamav
> > which works very well in combination with spamassassin, amavisd,
> > greylisting, fuzzyocr, razor, pyzor. The clamav repository for
> > Ubuntu is hopelessly outdated.  Go with stable Debian (which is
> > now 4.0) and use the Debian volatile repository.
> >
> > David Koski
> I am pretty new to Debian based Linux. Since Ubuntu is Debian based, can
> I use the Debian volatile repository with Ubuntu just to get the clamav
> updates and the Ubuntu repositories for all the rest?

No. The dependencies are broken. I have exactly this
scenario--Ubuntu mail server and no clamav updates. I have also
run into other problems with Ubuntu that I have not had with
Debian servers. I think Debian is better for servers.


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