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One word for all you Ubuntu users

Automatix

This is an automated installation thinger that installs all the software you'll ever need. Take a gander. Go on...I dares ya!

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i was just about to post up on this.. glad i searched first.. i just installed it.. i find it tons better then the Eeasy ubuntu.. if you guys want to give it a try its really simple to install .. by the way your link is to a closed thread.. here is the updated thread link http://www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=177646 as well as the home page http://www.getautomatix.com/ and easy install commands for the terminal

wget http://www.getautomatix.com/files/automatix-installer
chmod 755 ~/automatix-installer
./automatix-installer

after you enter each line seperatly .. it you can start the by goto the applications button and you will find it under system tools

it has a really neat option for cntl-alt-del as well kinda brings up a task manager like in windows but for gnome..
    
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EasyUbuntu!!!

I like it better. But it was down over the weekend. Tried Automatix got nothing but errors and all I did was copy and paste what it said to.
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it worked like a charm for me.. way more options and valuable tools then easy unbuntu.. did you type the 3 lines in a term one by one.. or did ya goto the web page and follow differnt instructions on how to install ..
    
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I copied the lines and put them each in. I have a pretty good understanding of the commands used so i'm not likey to have fudged anything up Automatix just wasn't all that automatic for me.

Seeing as I never got Automatix to work what does it offer over EasyUbuntu?
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a ton more apps.. and when you went to your applications menu.. there wasnt a system tools section that had it in there.. are you using Gnome or kde what desktop you running


edit:
you can also get it via the synaptic package manager as well
    
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I'm using GNOME on the desktop. System settings are up in the applications thing for me. All I needed was to enable MP3 and Java/Flash for webpages and my nVidia card. EasyUbuntu was the first one I ran across and I got it and used it on both my Laptop (Xubuntu) and Desktop (Ubuntu) to set stuff up with no problems. I later tried Automatix and it gave me errors that made me give up on it (and it took me 3 days to get sound working).

So Automatix provides more applications? What sort of Applications does it have? Are we talking utilities or things like Games and stuff? I can use more Games

The Doom Demo game for DSL was 1337.
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no i dont recall seeing games on their.. i had jsut the oppiste.. i couldnt get easy ubuntu to work for crap.. it wouldnt install the codecs correctly.. and i certainly couldnt get java or flash to work.. after digging around i got java to work on my own.. but the flash was shotty at best.. i have to use epiphany to get flash working..and even then the sounds with flash wouldnt work.. which this program fixed all that.. here is a list of everything it will let ya install.. and some are kinda handy too i might add..

Acrobat Reader - adobe acrobat reader and plugin for FF
Amsn - msn client with web cam support
Amule - latest version of a p2p file sharing client
Archiving Tools - Additional archiving tools (rar unrar ace and 7zip)
AUD-DVD codecs - NON-FREE audio and dvd codecs
Avidemux - Video editing tool
Azureus - azureus bittorrent client
Backup and restore - Graphical backup and restore solution for ubuntu (gnome)
Beagle - a mono-based search program
Bittornado- installs bittornado
Boot-up Manager - Easy config of startup and shutdown scripts and services
checkgmail - a nifty gmail checker
Ctrl-alt-del - configs C-A-D to open gnome system moniter
DCPP - Linux DC++ client
debian menu - shows all installed apps on your system
dvd ripper - installs dvd ripper (dvdrip)
flashplayer- installs adobe flash player for FF
frost-wire - p2p fileing sharing client
gdesklets- installs gdesklets (eye candy for gnome)
Gaim 2.0 beta 3 - installs Gaim.. we all know what this is..
gftp - ftp client for gnome with ssh capability
gnomebaker - the best gtk2 cd/dvd burning software
gnomeppp - graphical dialup connection tool
gnucash - money management software
google earth - satellite earth imagery app from google
google picasa - photo editing app from google
ilinux - ilife alternative (banshee f-spt kino)
liferea - a rss reader for gnome
listen media manager - latest version of new media manager and player
extra fonts - additional fronts and msttcorefonts
media players - installs totem-xine vlc and beep media player (with docklet)
mplayer & FF plugin - mplayer firefox 1.5 plugin
multimedia codecs- commonly needed for audio and video codecs
multimedia editing -0 installs audio [audacity] video [kina] and id3 tag [easytag]
nautilus scripts - open nautilus and any file with gedit with a right click as root
ndiswrapper - a driver wrapper that allows you to use windows driver for network cards
network manager - a program and menu applet that allows you to easy change networks
nvidia driver - installd nvidia drivers on select cards
opera browser - installs opera web browser
openofficce clip are - installs clipart in openoffice
real player - installs realplayer
rythmbox - installs latest version of rhythmbox
ripper and tuner - streamripper and stream tuner (rips internet raido )
securoty suite - clamAV antivirus and firestarter firewall
skype - a free voip
slab - installs novells slab menu used in sled 10
sun java 1.5 jre - installs sun java and firefox plug in
sun java 1.5 jdk - suns version 1.5 jdk (most users dont need this)
swiftfox browser - installs swiftfox browser for your specific cpu
swiftfox plugins - installs commonly used plugins java flash acrobat mplay msfonts
thunderbird 1.5 - installs t-bird 1.5
wine - installs wine
xchat - installs xchat

thats a descent list.. sure some of the apps come preinstalled but theres a lot that doesnt and it makes it easy to get them up and running
    
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Wow @ List.

Anything that will make my power button do a system shutdown instead of nothing?
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post #10 of 16
Ive NEVER had problems with automatix..

And my Ubuntu shuts down normally with the power buttos... weird...
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