A little help please!

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Tue May 8 06:31:44 UTC 2007

Bob Cortez wrote:
> I volunteered for the documentation team, but apparently I didn't know
> the secret handshake, so I was rejected.

Exactly how did you try to volunteer?  I don't see you in the list
When I was on that list, I found everyone very friendly.

> Now at the risk of outing myself as a complete moron, how would I
> write some type of script that would run these commands automatically?
>  I'm thinking in terms of like a batch file in the old DOS days.

Create a file called, say, medibuntu_codecs.sh, beginning with the line:


Then just add every command you want to run.  Add -y to the apt-get

Save the file and then make it executable with:

chmod +x medibuntu_codecs.sh

To run it,


Obviously, scripting can do a lot more than this.

Matt Flaschen

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