Mandriva automatic updating software
After the installation, close all Firefox windows and start Firefox again. Firefox will then list all installed plugins, and it should list the Flash Player among them: You can now open a web site of which you know that it uses Flash. You should be able to see (and hear) the Flash movies: Another web site that uses Flash movies is You Tube, for example.
To install Real Player, visit in Firefox and download the RPM package (don’t hit the big yellow package to your desktop that you can install exactly as shown in chapter 10 (True Type fonts).
There are two ways of doing this: on the command line or in Mandriva’s ) and become root by typing: su Then run the commands from the wizard, e.g.: urpmi.addmedia main ftp://ftp-stud.fht-esslingen.de/pub/Mirrors/Mandrakelinux/official/2007.0/i586/media/main/release with media_info/urpmi.addmedia –update main_updates ftp://ftp-stud.fht-esslingen.de/pub/Mirrors/Mandrakelinux/official/2007.0/i586/media/main/updates with media_info/urpmi.addmedia contrib ftp://ftp-stud.fht-esslingen.de/pub/Mirrors/Mandrakelinux/official/2007.0/i586/media/contrib/release with media_info/urpmi.addmedia –update contrib_updates ftp://ftp-stud.fht-esslingen.de/pub/Mirrors/Mandrakelinux/official/2007.0/i586/media/contrib/updates with media_info/urpmi.addmedia plf-free ftp://ftp.univ-orleans.fr/logiciel-libre/plf/mandriva/2007.0/free/release/binary/i586/ with urpmi.addmedia plf-nonfree ftp://ftp.univ-orleans.fr/logiciel-libre/plf/mandriva/2007.0/non-free/release/binary/i586/ with And to remove the Mandriva CDs from the repository list, run urpmi.removemedia Installation Free CD Open the .
This is how your new Mandriva desktop looks like: When you click on the menu at the top, you will notice that the menu is quite nested, too nested for my liking.It doesn’t matter which one you pick: After you’ve selected the required packages, click on [x] Amarok [x] Audacity [x] Banshee [x] MPlayer [x] Rhythmbox Music Player [x] gtk Pod [x] XMMS [x] dvd::rip [x] Kino [x] Sound Juicer CD Extractor [x] VLC Media Player [ ] Real Player [x] Totem [x] Xine [x] Gnome Baker [x] K3B [x] Multimedia-Codecs files – you can move them to the dustbin as well: Download ftp://ftp.belnet.be/packages/mandrakeclub.nl/2007/i586/j2re-1_5_0_09-1.2007mcnl.i586to your desktop and install it exactly as shown for the True Type fonts in chapter 10.Download your desktop and install it as shown in chapter 10.I want to say first that this is not the only way of setting up such a system.There are many ways of achieving this goal but this is the way I take.