Google automatix2 to find out what it lets you install, I love almost everything inside of it, especially it's network manager application which btw, provides excellent and easy selection of wireless networks. It's actually easier than windows! Another excellent app inside automatix2 is the slab menu, google for a screenshot or just install it-- it's sweet!
Edit your sources.list:
Gnomesudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
KDEsudo kwrite /etc/apt/sources.list
Substitute gedit with the text editor of your choice.
Add the following to your sources.list:
NOTE: Kubuntu/Xubuntu users will need to uncomment (remove the # before the word "deb") all the additional sources as well as add the automatix repository.deb http://www.getautomatix.com/apt edgy main
Now save the file and close it.
Now from terminal do the following:wget http://www.getautomatix.com/apt/key.gpg.asc
gpg --import key.gpg.asc
gpg --export --armor 521A9C7C | sudo apt-key add -
To finish off:sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install automatix2
Sunday, November 19, 2006
Woah, all i have to say is apps! What's so good about Ubuntu? How damn easy it is to install apps thanks to it's debian base, it's got apt-get with graphical front ends such as synaptic. One of my favorite apps, and one I suggest you take a gander at is called "Automatix2" it's a really great program that will allow you to install some commonly used applications by just checking some boxes. So the install for automatix2 goes as follows
Posted by Aaron Snyder at 5:23 PM