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    Smile using debian discs with ubuntu installation


    ubuntu is based on debian...

    now can I use the debian installation media discs as discs for the repository in synaptic package manager in ubuntu.

    If so how?

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    No, at least it is not advisable.
    You must always face the curtain with a bow.

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    Lightbulb using debian discs with ubuntu

    Quote Originally Posted by Irithori View Post
    No, at least it is not advisable.
    all I want to know is if it is possible...has anyone ever tried this before?

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    They both use deb packages, so you can (force-) install debian packages on ubuntu.
    But as the package dependencies, versions and patches are different, this is a sure-fire way to introduce inconsistencies to your system.
    You must always face the curtain with a bow.

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