[Users] On which Linux distro is Claws Mail best supported?
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Fri Oct 4 08:15:13 CEST 2013
On 10/3/2013 8:16 PM, Michael Rasmussen wrote:
> On Fri, 4 Oct 2013 00:26:52 +0100
> "J.D. Ackle" <jdalinux at yahoo.com.br> wrote:
>> If I'm not mistaken, CentOS (an enterprise Linux distro) is based on this Debian release.
> CentOS is based on Redhat.
>> Again, if not mistaken, this is the release Ubuntu and its derivatives is based on.
> Ubuntu as of today seems to be more and more based on Debian
> Experimental. Until and including 10.04 it was based on Debian Testing
> added some packages from Unstable but from 10.10 onwards a gradual
> shift towards more and more from Experimental has been the policy.
Are you speaking about non-LTS versions? According to
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LTS "Instead of doing an automatic full package
import from Debian unstable, we will do it from Debian *testing^1 *."
The footnote says "*1.* We reserve the right to /selectively/ pull in
updates from unstable, if we believe the stability of the package in
Debian is better than what is in the current Ubuntu archive."
I've had 0 problems with 12.04 LTS, having used for about a year for
several servers, doing frequent apt-get updates. But this has been
server use, not desktop (and I haven't used Claws on it).
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