TV under 9..10

Grizzly Real_Grizz_Adams at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Apr 4 11:16:09 UTC 2010


I did try synaptic manager did a search (universe  & multiverse) but Kaffeine 
did not show, do I need another repository?

On 04 April 2010 at 9:13, Nils Kassube 
Enlightened me with this:-Re: TV under 9..10

>Grizzly wrote:
>> Have beento Kaffiene site (via browser) went to download page they
>>  show two ways to get Kaffiene
>
>Ubuntu has most available software in the repositories. Therefore it is 
>usually not necessary to go to some download page to find the software. 
>If you are looking for a program, open the synaptic package manager and 
>search for the program in question. You can then select the package for 
>installation and synaptic downloads the version which is compiled for 
>your particular Ubuntu version. Furthermore it will download other 
>dependant packages if necessary.
>
>> cant find "adept-installer" on my sys
>
>Well, kaffeine is a KDE program and KDE usually has the "adept-
>installer" as package manager. If you use the Gnome desktop instead, the 
>package manager is synaptic.
>
>> so tried their cmd line
>> 
>> apt-get install kaffiene
>> 
>> which fails with a line ending "are you root?"
>> 
>> AFAIK I am
>
>Usually you are not root. With Ubuntu you should use sudo to run CLI 
>commands as root or gksu for GUI commands [1]. That would be
>
>sudo apt-get install kaffeine
>
>in this case. But I would still recommend to use the synaptic package 
>manager which I mentioned above. It is easier to use than the command 
>line.
>
>
>Nils
>
>[1] <https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RootSudo>
>
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