Thursday, January 31, 2008

Medibuntu Ubuntu repository

Medibuntu is a packaging project dedicated to distributing software that cannot be included in Ubuntu for various reasons, related to geographical variations in legislation regarding intellectual property, security and other issues

A repository of packages that cannot be included into the Ubuntu distribution for legal reasons

Website -

How to use

Get the authentication key to verify the packages ( right click & save link as.. )

Go to System -> Administration -> Software Sources -> Authentication -> Import Key File ( browse & give the location where you downloaded the above key )

Then go to Third-Party Software -> Add ( add the following line )
deb gutsy free non-free

Then click close to reload the repository details

After you can access the packages for installation through
System -> Administration -> Synaptic Package Manager

List of packages in the repository -