Why Ubuntu is not ready for prime time

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Thu Aug 27 16:18:35 UTC 2009

> I guess it might be prudent at this point to point Jonathan at some
> documentation which may help him
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats/Flash
> Jonathan: I would recommend installing the package
> "ubuntu-restricted-extras" which you can do in Applications ->
> Add/Remove Programs. Just change the 'show' box at the top to 'All
> available applications' and type 'restricted' in the search box.
> 'Ubuntu restricted extras' should be one of the first listed.
> This package installs flash, media codecs, fonts and other useful (and
> sadly non-Free) apps and libraries which many users these days find
> essential.
> Cheers,
> Al.

If Jonathan lives in the United States or some other country with no
civil liberties or consumer protection, then he may be breaking local
laws if he does as your suggest.

Dotan Cohen


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