HowTo Help: Ubuntu Studio for the Masses?

Todd Howe tehowe at
Tue Apr 3 09:27:22 UTC 2012

Nevermind, just found this...

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On Tue, 2012-04-03 at 04:47 -0400, Todd Howe wrote:
> For various reasons, I decided to use the Ubuntu alternate ISO for my
> test installs of Precise LTS (alternate installer not available for
> Studio), so I'm trying out the semantic desktops, Unity, Cinnamon, etc. 
> I'd like to suggest that since Studio LTS is in final beta (and it works
> pretty well from a USB key!) there's probably some people, myself
> included, that would like to import its audio, graphics, video
> functionality so it might be worthwhile to put a sticky (or post) up on
> the board with a brief step-by-step. Maybe it's
> counterintuitive to start at point B to get to A, but I'd like to keep
> my current LUKS drive, and maybe I'll try XFCE as another potential
> desktop - or hold off on those packages until later sometime.
> I understand this has been done with meta-packages for prior releases?
> Wouldn't a how-to read something like
> - Install a PPA for the RT kernel
> - List the meta-packages required that get core studio functionality
> going, options, and what order should they go in via apt-get
> - Are there any problems that might ensare the unwary?
> If the list comes up with some good advice, I could go ahead and
> collate/post it as well.
> Thanks;
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