Tuesday, June 10, 2008

audio/video plugins for ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon)

What is ubuntu ?

Ubuntu is a GNU/Linux distribution which uses linux kernel, freely available with both community and professional support. The Ubuntu community is built on the ideas enshrined in the Ubuntu.It consists only free and open source softwares. With ubuntu you can surf the web, read email,create documents, spreadsheets and more! Ubuntu gives you power and flexibility for business, education and home use.

Ubuntu can play the most popular non-free media formats, including DVD, MP3, Quicktime, Windows Media etc by the installation of gstreamer plugins.

What is gstreamer ?

GStreamer is a library for constructing of graphs of media-handling components. The use cases it covers range from simple Ogg/Vorbis playback, audio/video streaming to complex audio (mixing) and video (non-linear editing) processing.

Applications can take advantage of advances in codec and filter technology transparently. Developers can add new codecs and filters by writing a simple plugin with a clean, generic interface.

You can download the gstreamer plugins for ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) from here along with all dependency files.

Zip file contents: plugins and install script

Download Link:

plugins.zip (Click Here)
try this one, if the above link fails: http://www.savefile.com/files/1603483

In order to install the plugins, all you have to do is extract plugins.zip and run 'install.sh' as root.

Installing a .deb file in ubuntu

From terminal use 'dpkg -i packagename.deb '

a customized ubuntu desktop (ubuntu 7.10 gutsy gibbon)

GET THE LATEST VERSION OF UBUNTU (Hardy Heron 8.04 LTS) from http://www.ubuntu.com/

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