Simple script to install essential packages in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid 64-bit

Please note that this script has been tested only with a lucid 64-bit installation. It requires an active internet connection to download packages (a broadband connection, otherwise it will seem to take forever to finish):


# Adding Medibuntu Repositories
sudo  wget$(lsb_release -cs).list  --output-document=/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list

sudo aptitude update && sudo aptitude install medibuntu-keyring && sudo aptitude update

sudo update-apt-xapian-index

# Install multimedia codecs
sudo apt-get remove gnash gnash-common libflashsupport mozilla-plugin-gnash swfdec-mozilla

sudo  apt-get install gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad gstreamer0.10-plugins-base  gstreamer0.10-plugins-good gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly  gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg libdvdread4 libdvdnav4 libdvdcss2

sudo /usr/share/doc/libdvdread4/

sudo  apt-get install alsa-oss faac faad flashplugin-nonfree  gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad-multiverse  gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly-multiverse libmp3lame0 non-free-codecs unrar  msttcorefonts ubuntu-restricted-extras vlc build-essential cdbs fakeroot  dh-make debhelper debconf dkms

# Install some of my favorite software

sudo apt-get install netspeed ntfs-config gparted wine vlc gnome-do gimp filezilla bluefish stardict chmsee

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