Ubuntu 11.10 – 12.04 Tweaks

Many of these things aren't 11.10 specific, but since I find myself applying the same changes to each machine I install a list seemed prudent. Without a list I wind up trying to figure out why X works on one computer but not another. Play encrypted DVDs

sudo apt-get install libdvdread4

sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/install-css.sh

Add Medibuntu Repository

sudo wget –output-document=/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/$(lsb_release -cs).list &&sudo apt-get –quiet update && sudo apt-get –yes –quiet –allow-unauthenticated install medibuntu-keyring && sudo apt-get –quiet update

Classic Menu


Menu Editor (and other Gnome stuff)

sudo apt-get install gnome-session-fallback

Allow stuff so display in top panel

gsettings set com.canonical.Unity.Panel systray-whitelist "['all']"

Kdenlive Latest Version My Favorite Video Editor

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sunab/kdenlive-release && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install kdenlive

sudo apt-get upgrade {this will get the new MLT packages}

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