easyubuntu also for edgy?
Ouattara Oumar Aziz
wattazoum at gmail.com
Fri Dec 1 09:12:19 UTC 2006
Chanchao a écrit :
> On Thu, 2006-11-30 at 17:25 +0100, Luqman wrote:
>> I would like to install multimedia capabilities in edgy (mp3, mpeg4,
>> divx etc..). In Dapper, I used easyubuntu. But easyubuntu support Edgy
> To me it's not worth the risk. And there seriously is only a handful of
> packages to install to get it all. Check the RestrictedFormats page.
> (Google 'ubuntu' and 'restrictedformats')
> It can all be done in your regular graphical environment with Synaptic.
> Actually the time saved with Automatix is minimal; it still has to
> download the stuff!
The part I find interesting in Automatix is not the time saved, but the
avoidment of the annoying moment of searching and installing packages
one by one (sure there is some automatic dependencies selection but
still) . For the first time you install a system it may be interesting
to do it "manually" but when you're used to it , it's just an annoying
You're pointing the fact that it still has to download the stuff. You
can do something else during this time , right? but when it's up to you
to make the research, you have to stay and wait for each download to
finish and then make another research, look the documentation of the
restricted Format and download again other stuff.
I can't find Automatix worthless. It's a very big win of time to use it.
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