[clug] Installing Linux

Pilcher, Fred Fred.Pilcher at act.gov.au
Thu Aug 23 03:32:52 GMT 2007


Thanks David!


> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Tulloh [mailto:david at tulloh.id.au]
> Sent: Thursday, 23 August 2007 11:18 
> To: Pilcher, Fred
> Cc: linux at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Re: [clug] Installing Linux
> Pilcher, Fred wrote:
> > I've just discovered the joys if Automatix for (K)Ubuntu:
> >
> > http://www.getautomatix.com/
> >
> > It makes installing things like multimedia support 
> incredibly simple.
> >   
> Automatix is considered "actively dangerous to systems" by the Ubuntu 
> guys.  http://mjg59.livejournal.com/77440.html
> Having read some of the things that it does I know that I'm 
> not going to 
> go anywhere near it.
> You can get most of the same benefits by using a unofficial 
> repository 
> and sticking with apt goodness.  Under Debian I use
> debian-multimedia.org I assume that there is an Ubuntu equivalent, or 
> maybe you could use the Debian one.
> David
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