[Samba] Binaries for Debian and Ubuntu

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Fri May 29 14:53:28 MDT 2015

Am 29.05.2015 um 22:46 schrieb Steve Ankeny:
> I'm wondering why Ubuntu 14.04 contains packages for 4.1.6 but not
> 4.1.17 or 4.1.18?
> Since 4.1.x is the current maintenance mode, I'd expect it to be
> included in Ubuntu repos

Ubuntu is Debian based

you need to learn how LTS distributions work with backporting security 
issues or switch to a distribution which ships recent packages

> Should we be adding a repository to our 'sources.list'?
> On 05/29/2015 01:10 PM, Reindl Harald wrote:
>> Am 28.05.2015 um 04:45 schrieb Andrew _:
>>> There are no Debian / Ubuntu repositories available with recent Samba
>>> releases.
>>> What is the reason for this situation?
>> because nobody built packages?
>> Fedora 22 as example has Samba 4.2.x
>> do you want a LTS distribution or bleeding edge software
>> you can't have both at the same time

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