Support for packages provided by third parties in external repositories

Registered by Matt Zimmerman on 2005-10-25

Some software cannot be incorporated into Ubuntu's comprehensive package repositories. We should explore options for providing Ubuntu users with convenient access to such software.

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Mark Shuttleworth
Priority:
High
Drafter:
Michael Vogt
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Michael Vogt
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for dapper
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
None
Started by
Matt Zimmerman on 2006-08-16
Completed by
Matt Zimmerman on 2006-08-16

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Reviewed by smurf, 3 Nov.
Approved by sabdfl, Nov 5, 2005.
Support for easy/save installing of deb packages is in the archive as "gdebi".
Support for "channels" (via a sources.list.d directory) in apt is in archive.

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