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Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu The Hardy Heron has taken flight: it's the second LTS (Long Term Support) release of the world's most popular distro. New features include the Wubi Windows installer and Firefox 3 beta 5. Grab a copy here, and check out Linux Format's overview of the release.
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RE[7]: Another Ubuntu
by benji on Fri 25th Apr 2008 17:37 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Another Ubuntu"
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There is no packagekit daemon running all the time. It starts on demand.

And the package format is irrelevant. An application can ask to install a certain package and packagekit will install it, provided the package is packaged for the distribution currently running.

It uses the distributions' own packages. The application does not need to know what format the packages are in.

Perhaps you should read

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