QuickStart, The Swiss Army Knife For Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop - Page 2

6 Installing Common Applications

With QuickStart, you can install some common applications (currently these are: alltray, amarok, aMSN, compizconfig-settings-manager, devede, firestarter, gimp2.0-quiteinsane, gparted, msttcorefonts, k3b, k9copy, kde-PWmanager, linux-headers, Inkscape, ntp, preload, quiteinsane, thunderbird, vlc). To do so, select 10 Install Common Applications:

Next select the applications that you want to install:

You are then asked for your password. After you've typed it in, the desired applications are being installed:


7 Installing DVD Codecs

QuickStart lets you also install the codecs on your computer that you need to watch DVD movies. Select 11 Install Proper DVD/Codecs Files:

Select OK:

Afterwards the codecs are being downloaded and installed:

Afterwards you can insert a DVD movie into your computer and watch it in Totem:


Falko Timme

About Falko Timme

Falko Timme is an experienced Linux administrator and founder of Timme Hosting, a leading nginx business hosting company in Germany. He is one of the most active authors on HowtoForge since 2005 and one of the core developers of ISPConfig since 2000. He has also contributed to the O'Reilly book "Linux System Administration".

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