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Re: Alpha 3 Update Manager / Apt - defaults settings


On Sun, 06 Mar 2011 12:19:41 -0800
Jonathan Marsden <jmarsden@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 03/06/2011 06:18 AM, Yorvyk wrote:
> >> The lack of the signing key for the PPA is, howevr, a problem with
> >> all 3 installs I've done.
> > I was supposed to be asking if the Lubuntu-Desktop PPA should be
> > installed by default or are do we now have everything in the Ubuntu
> > Repos.
> I (consciously) created the ISO without any PPA-related entries in
> sources.list, so as far as I can tell, we have everything in the Ubuntu
> repos -- if you find something missing from the Alpha 3 CD, *please* let
> me know what it is!
> As Lubuntu moves (slowly!) towards full official acceptance into the
> Ubuntu family, it is vital that we doing things in "the Ubuntu way" and
> to Ubuntu standards as much as we possibly can.  Other Ubuntu flavours
> do not use PPAs by default, and Lubuntu should not do that either.
> We *do* currently have lubuntu-meta (and so lubuntu-desktop) in the
> *wrong* repo, it should be in universe not multiverse, but that is a
> separate issue, see Launchpad bug #675169 for that.  I would strongly
> prefer that we can build ISOs without multiverse being enabled, before
> we release the real 11.04 version, since Lubuntu is supposed to be 100%
> free software.
There doesn't appear to be anything missing and I was hoping that the reason the PPA wasn't there was because everything is in the repos. as it does make life easier.

Steve Cook (Yorvyk)