Easy-to-install codec wizards:

Dennis Mouille dennismouille at hotmail.com
Sun Mar 25 21:58:46 UTC 2007

I sort of a newbie and definitely get confused on these gstreamers.  Are we 
talking about the same thing beings that some of these plugins come from the 
multiverse and so forth.  Below are some of my Edgy notes.  Has it changed 
in Feisty?
Thanks, Dennis

totem-xine		GNOME Desktop Enviorment		universe
vorbis-tools	Multimedia catgory				main
sox			Multimedia category				universe
faad			Multimedia category				multiverse
lame			Multimedia category				multiverse
imagemagick	Graphics category				main
ffmpeg		Graphics category				universes
mjpegtools		Graphics category				multiverse

gstreamers0.8-plugins	multiverse		Libraries				multiverse
gstreamers0,8-ffmpeg				Libraries				universe
gstreamers0,8-mad				Libraries				universe
gstreamers0,8-plugins				Libraries				universe
gstreamers0,8-lame				Multimedia				multiverse

>From: Mario Vukelic <mario.vukelic at dantian.org>
>Reply-To: "Ubuntu user technical support,not for general discussions" 
><ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
>To: "Ubuntu user technical support,not for general discussions" 
><ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
>Subject: Re: Easy-to-install codec wizards:
>Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2007 23:25:42 +0200
>On Sun, 2007-03-25 at 14:05 -0700, Dennis Mouille wrote:
> > it's
> > best to install gstreames first in order to bring up the codecs
> > wizards.
> > True?
>The gstreamer0.10-* packages are in the default install*, therefore no
>need to install it unless you actively removed it.
>* The ubuntu-desktop metapackage depends on it
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