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Super ubuntu for linux noobs


Some one from http://hacktolive.org/ has created/remastered the ubuntu 8.10 with additional features ;), he calls it as super ubuntu. It has all type of media playback by default and has most of the apps.

Here is the list of features:

* System and application updates: all updates released for Ubuntu, GIMP 2.6.3, OpenOffice.org 3, Firefox 3.0.4
* Better Multimedia Support: MPlayer and VLC, DVD-playback, MP3 support and other multimedia codecs
* Better Internet experience: aMSN, aMule, Adobe Flash player and Opera
* Support for portable applications/other installation methods: Autopackage, SFS Technology, Smart Package Manager, Wine and Zero Install
* Support for more technologies: Java RE, Microsoft Office 2007 file formats, others…
* Graphical interfaces/managers: compizconfig-settings-manager (Compiz), Gufw (Uncomplicated firewall), ndisgtk (NDISwrapper) and padevchooser (PulseAudio)
* Utilities: Adobe Reader, EnvyNG, Furius ISO Mount, GParted, NDISwrapper, Ubuntu Tweak and StartUp-Manager
* Extra repositories

Download Super ubuntu:

http://hacktolive.org/wiki/Super_Ubuntu (http)

http://www.mininova.org/tor/2101216 (torrent)

This version of ubuntu has been created with reconstructor (http://reconstructor.aperantis.com/)

PS:I intentionally omitted GNU as this version ubuntu doesn’t confirm to GNU’s philosophy .

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  1. Anenth
    April 22, 2009 at 4:59 pm

    why is this version not according to GNU??

  2. Arun SAG
    April 22, 2009 at 6:00 pm

    This version (even ubuntu) is not in the GNU’s free software distros list.To a software to confirm with GNU’s philosophy, it should contain all free software (not even a single library should be non-free)Here are the GNU recommended free software distro list:http://www.gnu.org/distros/free-distros.htmlAs most of the hardware vendors don’t release their drivers under gpl..those hardwares will not be supported in your distro

  3. Suganthi
    June 20, 2009 at 3:36 am

    i had both ubuntu n windows xp in my lappy. i uninstalled ubuntu. it makes my lappy crash oft! i have the cd. so i can install any time. but y does ubuntu make my lappy crash???????

  4. Arun SAG
    June 20, 2009 at 6:49 am

    @SuganthiHow did you install ubuntu? There are two modes of installation , 1.install inside windows 2.separate install..If you have used separate install (i.e separate EXT3/EXT2 partition) and deleted the ubuntu partition later, the boot loader GRUB will be erased and you wont be able to boot windows..And if u have installed ubuntu inside windows , just removing ubuntu in add or remove programs of windows will uninstall ubuntu 😛 …If you need any help feel free to email me 🙂

  5. Suganthi
    June 20, 2009 at 10:44 am

    i think u dint get me.. I installed ubuntu (Install inside windows). From the day i installed, it caused a lot of pbms to my windows. but its not serious. juz a two minute of time to recover. i uninstalled it frm add or remove pgms. My questn is y this happens?

  6. Arun SAG
    June 20, 2009 at 5:09 pm

    Whats the problem you experienced in your existing windows installation after installin ubuntu ?

  7. Suganthi
    June 21, 2009 at 3:48 am

    The system configuration will change. If I log into windows after logging out of my ubuntu, it wont boot up(not always. bt often). I had to change the system config(Pressing F2). the data control system wil be enabled. It must be changed to compatible for windows to work.

  8. Arun SAG
    June 22, 2009 at 2:00 am

    It isn't changin your system configuration …….Poor windows notices that you haven't booted into it last time when you loaded its bootloader and develops a false alarm that there is something wrong with your configuration……It isn't a ubuntu bug..thats windows

  9. Suganthi
    June 23, 2009 at 12:44 pm

    errrrrrr.. May be.. Kno wat? i too like linux. but bcoz of d probs i faced in installing ubuntu, i gave a pause to it. but u n ur blog influenced me to get into linux. 🙂

  10. Arun SAG
    June 23, 2009 at 12:59 pm

    thatzz great 🙂 … Are you from computer science major or something?

  11. Suganthi
    June 23, 2009 at 5:39 pm

    Comp sci. 🙂

  12. Arun SAG
    June 23, 2009 at 5:57 pm

    can i hav chat wit u in some IM ? wats your emailid?

  13. Suganthi
    June 24, 2009 at 4:59 pm

    yea fine. added u on gtalk

  14. Suganthi
    June 24, 2009 at 5:00 pm

    ur comments page is made a chat zone!! lol

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