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  1. 7 Install Additional Software

7 Install Additional Software

To install additional applications, open the Synaptic Package Manager (Applications > Administration > Synaptic Package Manager):

Select the following packages for installation (* is a wildcard; e.g. gstreamer* means all packages that start with gstreamer):

  • amarok
  • amule
  • audacity
  • azureus
  • banshee
  • bluefish
  • dvdrip
  • filezilla
  • evolution
  • evolution-plugins
  • gnucash
  • gstreamer*
  • gtkpod
  • j2re1.4
  • j2re1.4-moyilla-plugin
  • k3b
  • kino
  • mplayer
  • mozilla-mplayer
  • totem
  • totem-gstreamer
  • totem-mozilla
  • quanta
  • kompozer
  • scribus
  • sun-java6* (except sun-java6-doc)
  • vlc*
  • xchat
  • xchat-common
  • xmms*
  • f-spot
  • flashplugin-nonfree
  • bittornado
  • bittornado-gui
  • googleearth
  • acroread*
  • sound-juicer
  • helix-player
  • mozilla-helix-player
  • non-free-codecs
  • opera

There are also lots of other applications available that you can install as well if you like.

After you've selected all wanted packages, click on the Apply button:

Confirm your selection by clicking on Apply again:

Afterwards all selected packages are being downloaded and installed:

Some packages require that you accept their licenses (for example j2re1.4):

The Adobe Flash plugin can be installed from a local file or from the internet. Most probably you did not download the Flash plugin before; therefore leave the Location to the local file field empty and click on Forward:

Accept the license of the Flash plugin:

If you don't have a 3D graphics card and you see this message, simply click on Forward:

You can accept the default MPlayer font:

Afterwards, a few more licenses have to be accepted:

During the installation, you will be asked a second time regarding the Flash plugin (not sure why...). Answer as before:

After all packages have been installed, click on Close:

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