Many Updates To Xfce - Will xubuntu 11.10 Update To Them?

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at
Tue Feb 14 07:49:30 CET 2012

On lun., 2012-02-13 at 20:11 -0600, Conrad J. Sabatier wrote:
> One of the main reasons why, after trying Ubuntu for a while, I
> returned to my beloved FreeBSD.  Package management under FreeBSD is
> just so much simpler.  I can install my own upgrades from Xfce and
> easily incorporate them into the package management structure without
> having to wait for the "official" update from the FreeBSD ports team.
> Ubuntu is definitely one of the more "pleasant" Linux distributions,
> but it seems to lean a bit too far in the direction of the Windows
> philosophy of "users are stupid and will hurt themselves if we don't
> protect them, so let's hide everything from them".  Thanks, but no
> thanks.  :-) 

I kind of wonder what makes you think you can't do the exact same thing
on ubuntu?

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