[Mageia-discuss] Mageia 2 RC - Installation from a DVD with a beginner point of sight

Maarten Vanraes alien at rmail.be
Thu May 10 17:54:34 CEST 2012

Op donderdag 10 mei 2012 13:08:33 schreef Pierre Jarillon:
> 1- Video mp4 : there is no sound. a pop up asks for a plugin MPEG*4 AAC but
> AAC is the coder, AAD is the decoder which is needed. More, the tainted
> packages must be selected first. gstreamer-faad is needed.

AAC is also the name of the codec.

> 3- After the installation,  it should be great to have a screen saying:
> - you may select the sources of software and for example, unselect the
> CD/DVD, add the non-free, the tainted and their updates which are
> necessary to allow flash and mp4.

I think it might be nice for a screen there (before updates) to select cdrom 
(by default off), network sources (by default on) and maybe a few subcheckboxes 
below (nonfree, tainted, backports) which could be unselected by default.
Possibly an advanced window here to have manual selection of mirror.

> These little problems for a geek,  are montains for beginner. With Ubuntu,
> they have no to take care of them. This is a reason for its success.

there's been lots of discussions on tainted, non-free etc...

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