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Envuntu Ubuntu 10.XX Multimedia Support Installer

UBUNTU MULTIMEDIA SUPPORT INSTALLERS for Ubuntu 10.04 “Lucid Lynx” and Ubuntu 10.10 “Maverick Meerkat” is a script that installs all the needed files/codecs to watch your favorite movies and/or listen to your music files. The script is made by: Nikolai Rachmaninoff from the Ubuntu Envied Group.

You can download the scrtipt from this page, when downloaded extract the content of the folder and open the folder for the Ubuntu version you are using. Now double click on the version that suits your system (amd64 or i368 depends on your system architecture) and select run in terminal, enter your password, follow some on screen instructions and the script will do the rest.

This script will add Medibuntu repository and clipgrab ppa and will install the complete multimedia support. It will install:

-Java Support
-Flash Player Plugin
-Gstreamer Codecs
-w32codecs/w64codecs(It depends on your architecture and/or on the script you use)
-Non-free extra codecs
-MS Silverlight Support(Moonlight)
-ffmpeg and mplayer(Blue Ray support)(TESTING)
-Vlc and Gimp(Respectively the best video/audio player and best image editor)
-libdvdcss2 Package which let you watch encrypted DVDs
-Xine and Xine plugins(all)

This script uses the following command lines:

echo deb maverick free non-free | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list
echo deb-src maverick free non-free | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list
wget -q -O- | sudo apt-key add –
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ferramroberto/vlc
sudo apt-get update
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:clipgrab-team/ppa
sudo apt-get install -y –force-yes w32codecs non-free-codecs sun-java6-bin sun-java6-jre sun-java6-javadb sun-java6-jdk sun-java6-plugin sun-java6-fonts flashplugin-nonfree flashplugin-installer flashplugin-nonfree-extrasound ffmpeg mplayer vlc gimp gimp-data-extras libdvdcss2 ubuntu-restricted-extras xine-ui libxine1-plugins libxine1-all-plugins

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James M Singleton
12 years ago

I need some application to install to help me watch live TV in Ubuntu. I plan to make the switch from Windows in five years. Windows 8 or Windows Next will be my last.