[Wolves] New to Ubuntu

Chris Fox chris at robotninja.net
Sun Jul 22 19:39:01 BST 2007

Adam Sweet wrote:

> To add the commercial repo, click the Third Party
> Software tab, click Add and then paste in (without any
> linewrap):
> deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu
> feisty-commercial main
> You should now be able to find stuff like Java (not
> sure whether this is still considered commercial since
> the license change), Acrobat Reader, Real Player and
> so on, though I doubt you will need most of these on
> Ubuntu.
> My preferred way to install software is through
> Synaptic, which is on System -> Administration ->
> Synaptic Package Manager.
>> 2. I would like to install RealPlayer and/or Mplayer
>> is that possible? same as 1 above.
> Again, there should be no need to install these. VLC
> does a great job of playing everything for me. Totem
> can play most things and the new Easy Codec Installer
> will prompt you to install codecs when you try to play
> media which you don't have the codecs for, though I
> still prefer to use VLC.
> If you need any other help with codecs and non-Free
> stuff such as DVD playback, have a look at the Ubuntu
> wiki page:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/RestrictedFormats

Just want to mention one of the nice things about Linux I've observed - 
always more than one way to skin a cat ;-)


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