Only available with LiveDVD installs ?

Asked by Bruce R on 2010-05-03

Binary package hint: ubuntu-restricted-extras

ubuntu-10.04-desktop CDs have no access to ubuntu-restricted-extras, even after 'real install' and Update, whereas, Involving overnight download, ubuntu-10.04-dvd isos have 'real install' access, is this a deliberate limitation or a Bug ?
The ttf-mscorefonts-installer is then very slow to function, but unlike Karmic, in Lucid it works, thereby allowing all the other useful plugins like gstreamer, LAME, JAVA and Flash to install.

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This question was originally filed as bug #574285.

Bruce R (bm007a0030) said : #1

Because what I have reported may be a deliberate limitation, it seemed more appropriate to convert it into a question.

Hi Bruce......

Ubuntu-restricted-extras is part of the multiverse component. The multiverse component is not active by default. Once initiated ubuntu restricted-extras should be availble for download/install, Live or Installed.

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