The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva 2008 Free (Mandriva 2008.0) - Page 6

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Submitted by falko (Contact Author) (Forums) on Sun, 2007-10-14 17:53. ::

12 RealPlayer

To install RealPlayer, visit https://player.helixcommunity.org/2005/downloads/ in Firefox and select the RealPlayer 10.0.9 Gold RPM package. Install it exactly as shown for the TrueType fonts in chapter 11.

 

13 Adobe Reader

To download Adobe Reader, go to http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2_allversions.html and select the following:

Operating system: Linux
Version: Linux (.rpm)
Your language

Then click on Continue:

Select Adobe Reader 8.1.1 (or whatever the latest version is) and click on the Download Adobe Reader button and install the package exactly as shown for the TrueType fonts in chapter 11:

 

14 Skype

To download Skype, go to http://www.skype.com/download/skype/linux/, choose Mandriva, and install it exactly as shown for the TrueType fonts in chapter 11:

 

15 Google Picasa

Open Firefox, download the file http://dl.google.com/linux/rpm/stable/i386/picasa-2.2.2820-5.i386.rpm, and install it exactly as shown for the TrueType fonts in chapter 11.

 

16 Inventory (III)

Browse the Applications menu again and check what you've got installed so far.

Your list should look like this now:

Graphics:
[x] The GIMP
[x] F-Spot
[x] Picasa

Internet:
[x] Firefox
[x] Opera
[x] Flash Player
[x] FileZilla
[x] Thunderbird
[x] Evolution
[x] aMule
[x] Bittorrent
[x] Azureus
[x] Pidgin
[x] Skype
[x] Google Earth
[x] Xchat IRC

Office:
[x] OpenOffice Writer
[x] OpenOffice Calc
[x] Adobe Reader
[x] GnuCash
[x] Scribus

Sound & Video:
[x] Amarok
[x] Audacity
[x] Banshee
[x] MPlayer
[x] Rhythmbox Music Player
[x] gtkPod
[x] XMMS
[x] dvd::rip
[x] Kino
[x] Sound Juicer CD Extractor
[x] VLC Media Player
[x] Real Player
[x] Totem
[x] Xine
[x] GnomeBaker
[x] K3B
[x] Multimedia-Codecs

Programming:
[x] KompoZer (Nvu)
[x] Bluefish
[x] Quanta Plus

Other:
[ ] VMware Server
[x] True Type fonts
[x] Java
[x] NTFS Read-/Write Support

So everything is installed except for VMware Server...


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Submitted by yoho (registered user) on Wed, 2007-11-21 23:44.
Just a sidenote : all these software and google earth are included in the Powerpack edition.