Running EasyUbuntu on Edbuntu

andrew bayliss bayliss_oxfordshire at
Thu Sep 14 13:22:05 BST 2006


Thanks for your advice, I'll downloaded the necessary packages on my 
machine, as the machine running Edbuntu is not connected to the internet.


>From: Gavin McCullagh <gmccullagh at>
>Reply-To: Edubuntu Users Group <edubuntu-users at>
>To: edubuntu-users at
>Subject: Re: Running EasyUbuntu on Edbuntu
>Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2006 12:50:16 +0100
>On Wed, 13 Sep 2006, andrew bayliss wrote:
> > I have just installed Edbuntu on my daughters standalone PC, with the 
> > that she would be able to use the Educational software provided.  She 
> > also like to play music and music videos on it as well.    As the 
> > codecs are not supplied by default, I have tried to install the 
> > EasyUbuntu.
>I wouldn't recommend this.  If she needs extra codecs, then the first thing
>to try is to add the Ubuntu dapper multiverse repository and install the
>packages gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad, gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly-multiverse
>and w32codecs.  This should allow totem and mplayer to play most things.
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