[ltp] Fedora on Thinkpads

Tino Keitel linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Thu, 13 Nov 2003 08:28:10 +0100

On Wed, Nov 12, 2003 at 10:13:06 -0500, Mark Carroll wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Nov 2003, Tino Keitel wrote:
> (snip)
> > Debian system, but a Knoppix system. It is based on Debian, but
> > contains a lot of packages which are not present in the official Debian
> > (e.g. KDE, XFree86 any many more). If you install some updates from the
> (snip)
> JOOI, in what sense are KDE, XFree86, etc. not present in the official
> Debian? Do you mean that Knoppix has its own versions of such software
> that are materially different to the official Debian packaging of KDE,
> XFree86, etc.?

Yes, I thought this in the context of official _versions_. The custom
versions of Knoppix may very likely brake your package management (e.g.
broken dependencies) if there are bigger updates in the Debian versions
of those components.