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electroblaze1989
June 1st, 2008, 01:44 PM
Does an audio player with equaliser exist?? if so where can i get it? and also how do i install it? please assist...

shifty_powers
June 1st, 2008, 01:45 PM
amarok?

(it's under tools iirc).

just look for it in synaptic.

electroblaze1989
June 1st, 2008, 01:51 PM
i cant seem to find it...could you please link me?

atomkarinca
June 1st, 2008, 01:53 PM
Try Audacious, you can import Winamp presets, too. Open up a terminal (Applications > Accessories > Terminal) and type


sudo apt-get install audacious

electroblaze1989
June 1st, 2008, 01:54 PM
well i've found it by googling for it...but it doesn't seem to have Ubuntu in the list of compatible OS's provided on that page...it has Debian though..should i go for that or shud i use the one meant for kUbuntu?

shifty_powers
June 1st, 2008, 01:54 PM
have a look in the screenshot.

also yo can try


sudo apt-get install amarok

in a terminal

shifty_powers
June 1st, 2008, 01:55 PM
heh, yes it is a kubuntu app, and it will run fine on ubuntu. it will download some kde libs.

you can also try exaile. it is a gnome version if that suits you better...

electroblaze1989
June 1st, 2008, 01:59 PM
well i'm done with audacious...thank you very much guys...

Joeb454
June 1st, 2008, 02:00 PM
Glad you found one that suited your needs, I was just about to suggest amarok too :p

Can you please mark your thread as solved? It's in thread tools at the top of this page :)

shifty_powers
June 1st, 2008, 02:01 PM
np's. glad we could help :D

electroblaze1989
June 1st, 2008, 02:03 PM
where can i find more multimedia applications for Ubuntu?? I don't have anything specific in mind..just hunting around...i also need themes...

shifty_powers
June 1st, 2008, 02:04 PM
have you looked in the add/reomve section of applications?

also checkt out gnomelook. (google it ;))

Joeb454
June 1st, 2008, 02:05 PM
I'd check Add/Remove as well :)

It's under the Applications Menu at the top left of the screen :)

shifty_powers
June 1st, 2008, 02:06 PM
gotta love this forum. helped out loads when i started out wiht ubuntu :D

atomkarinca
June 1st, 2008, 02:08 PM
where can i find more multimedia applications for Ubuntu?? I don't have anything specific in mind..just hunting around...i also need themes...

Also don't miss Ubuntu Studio (http://ubuntustudio.org/home).

electroblaze1989
June 1st, 2008, 02:11 PM
i seem to be having a problem with my Add/Remove Programs...it freezes when i try to add anything at all...i can't even install CompizFusion and it was one thing i was really looking forward to...is there an alternate way?? can i do something with the terminal??

shifty_powers
June 1st, 2008, 02:12 PM
what version of ubuntu do you have for a start?

and was it a clean install or an upgrade?

electroblaze1989
June 1st, 2008, 02:13 PM
it is the latest one..8.04 64bit version..if u mean upgrade over another version of Ubuntu...then no...it was a clean install using Wubi over WIndows XP...

shifty_powers
June 1st, 2008, 02:15 PM
any particular the 64-bit?

and try and install something from the command line.
go applications>accessories>terminal

then


sudo apt-get install vlc

(vlc is a very good media player :D)

electroblaze1989
June 1st, 2008, 02:18 PM
Its an AMD Turion 64 Single Core ancient monster..lol...yes i have installed everything using the terminal only uptil now..i have even upgraded all my software with it..it wud be very nice of you if you could explain how to use the terminal to get software...i have to post for every little software otherwise...really sorry...

shifty_powers
June 1st, 2008, 02:22 PM
well the normal way is using apt. synaptic is actually a gui frontend for apt.

so


sudo apt-get install *package name*

is the standard code. sudo is super user do, to give you admin privileges, apt-get is a version apt to install will, install is self-explanatory. of course you need to know the package name ;)

also, have you tried


sudo dpkg --configure -a

and then the add/reomve?

electroblaze1989
June 1st, 2008, 02:27 PM
yes i have tried that... it still doesn't work..is tere some super-library containing all the pakage names? how will i know???

shifty_powers
June 1st, 2008, 02:29 PM
heh, not afaik.

you could always have a look at

http://packages.ubuntu.com

Joeb454
June 1st, 2008, 02:35 PM
If your intent on learning the terminal (which is a good thing in my books ;)) then you may want to run
apt-cache search <package> to find applications relating to that package. You can also use keywords if I remember correctly :)

Sometimes you may want to pipe it through less, so it's easier to read
apt-cache search <package> | less To get out of reading if you use the above - just hit 'q'

electroblaze1989
June 1st, 2008, 02:36 PM
no too many softwares there though..but i'll keep checking...thanks a ton mate..

Joeb454
June 1st, 2008, 02:53 PM
The medibuntu repo may be something you want to look at - as well as Ubuntu Studio :)

electroblaze1989
June 1st, 2008, 03:31 PM
i am also not able to download the Flash plugin for Firefox...it just freezes after i click on install plugin.. what should i do?
is there a terminal command line for this as well???

Joeb454
June 1st, 2008, 03:32 PM
You can try
sudo apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree