[Mageia-discuss] task-multimedia metapackages?
stormi at laposte.net
Thu Jun 23 10:17:12 CEST 2011
Le lundi 20 juin 2011 23:29:23, Daniel Kreuter a écrit :
> On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 10:38 PM, Florian Hubold <doktor5000 at arcor.de>wrote:
> > Am 20.06.2011 22:32, schrieb Florian Hubold:
> > Hello,
> >> just want to gather some opinions about a metapackage for all those
> >> multimedia
> >> stuff. Especially among newbies and beginners there seems to be need for
> >> easy
> >> installation of multimedia-related packages, be it codecs, or media
> >> players
> > The intended use case of this was originally to offer an easy
> > one-stop-installation
> > of the most common and most requested packages,
> > like flash-plugin, win32-codecs (back in the days when those were still
> > really needed),
> > libdvdcss, gstreamer-*, lame, transcode, ffmpeg, and also stuff like
> > unrar or wine.
> One point in package installation which will be a really mess for a newbie
> is our actual used package manager.
> I think Ubuntu is going the right way with it's Software Center and i'm
> thinking of adopting it for mageia (Maybe we are allowed to use it, don't
> know under which license the Ubuntu Software Center is, and it will need
> some rewriting for rpm support i think).
FYI, the Software Center is being ported by OpenSuse to a packagekit back-end.
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