Where do I make these changes?
youngbar at insightbb.com
Wed Jul 20 02:45:19 UTC 2005
All you should have to do is add
universe to your repository list(check the ubuntu wiki for directions)
and you should be able to install it with synaptic.
Can somebody point me to the resources?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Scott Henson" <scotth at csee.wvu.edu>
To: "Ubuntu Help and User Discussions" <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
Sent: Monday, July 18, 2005 10:21 PM
Subject: Re: Where do I make these changes?
> Barry Young wrote:
>> I trying to add a video capture card to my Linux box.
>> I am a NEWBIE ..
>> The documentation says to add these lines:
> Ubuntu already did it for you. The docs your reading should tell you to
> add those lines then build the kernel and install it. You can safely skip
> that. Just skip to the part where it tells you to modprobe the modules(it
> may not actually say that, I'm not reading the directions you are, its
> just an assumption)
>>They also recommend a program called xawtv and they supplied a link. This
>>program source code needs to be compiled? Do I do that with the cc
>>Is this common for linux / unix programs? They supply the source?
> You don't need to compile it from source. Ubuntu provides many packages
> so you should never have to do that. All you should have to do is add
> universe to your repository list(check the ubuntu wiki for directions) and
> you should be able to install it with synaptic.
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