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Re: [gNewSense-users] Free codecs metapackage

From: Josh Martens
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Free codecs metapackage
Date: Sat, 31 Mar 2007 20:50:15 +1200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.11

Well I know me and a lot of other people would love to see mplayer in the 
repos, it's in Debian and is free software, this was talked about way back at 
1.0 release.

On Sat, Mar 31, 2007 at 04:21:41AM -0400, Matthew Flaschen wrote:
> Dylan Knight Rogers wrote:
> > I think it would be a good idea for new users to be able to use
> > Synaptic or apt to install the plethora of free codec software
> > available.  Thus, we may need to create a metapackage of all of these
> > codecs, or perhaps create a page on the wiki that provides a list of
> > all the packages you would need to apt-get install to provide maximum
> > multimedia interoperability within gNewSense.
> > 
> > Does anybody else agree?
> I thought all the free and patent-safe codecs (with the possible
> exception of FLAC) were installed with the base system.  Can you think
> of any that aren't?
> Matt Flaschen
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