On Wednesday, 1 October 2014 at 16:57:07 UTC, Kagamin wrote:
On Wednesday, 1 October 2014 at 15:45:26 UTC, eles wrote:
The first thing that I love in Linux is the centralized update.
The downside is it's taken down centrally too, while
distributed windows software continues to work independently of
On Wednesday, 1 October 2014 at 15:48:58 UTC, Dicebot wrote:
This claim is so strange I can't even understand what it is
about. Which repositories get abandoned?
Repositories of the not latest version of the OS. Because only
latest version receives development. That is, if the OS doesn't
have rolling updates.
This is simply telling lies, sorry. All distros that don't have
rolling release model provide LTS versions that get all important
updates (including security updates, of course) for years. For
example Ubuntu LTS lasts for 4 years where one can count on fast
And even after that period your distro does not disappear
magically, you are simply force to install necessary updates
manually (as opposed to 1 click / command update from repo),
basically getting you back to Windows _default_ state of things.