OT: Cannot log into bank account

Oliver Grawert ogra at ubuntu.com
Wed Sep 16 10:40:31 UTC 2015


hi,
Am Mittwoch, den 16.09.2015, 11:16 +0100 schrieb Tony Arnold:
> 
> On 16/09/15 10:58, silver.bullet at zoho.com wrote:
> > On Wed, 16 Sep 2015 10:38:55 +0100, Colin Law wrote:
> >> On 16 September 2015 at 10:21,  <silver.bullet at zoho.com> wrote:
> >>> On Wed, 16 Sep 2015 09:34:46 +0200, Nils Kassube wrote:
> >>>> Furthermore you could check if you have the same addons installed on
> >>>> both systems.
> >>>
> >>> Mint is as much an Ubuntu flavour, as Microsoft Windows is an Ubuntu
> >>> flavour [1].
> >>
> >> Mint is obviously much more closely related to Ubuntu that Windows is.
> >> The OP did not say it was an Ubuntu flavour.
> 
> Mint is based on Ubuntu. Most of the repositories used for it are the
> Ubuntu ones. So yes, definitely an Ubuntu Flavour.

by definition an ubuntu flavour is built from the ubuntu archive,
produced by packages the ubuntu developer community maintains, using the
ubuntu image build infrastructure and no third party packages ... 

mint does not maintain its package changes, patches and modifications in
the ubuntu archive, uses their own overlay repo when building images,
uses their own image build infrastructure and holds back updates all
other flavours receive by design ...

while you can call it "based on" or "fork" it is surely not a
flavour ... their unintentional out-of-archive modifications caused and
still cause a lot of extra work for bug triagers and developers ...

ciao
	oli




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