Additional Packages

Informations about additionally installed software packages (move mousepointer on package-links for details).



  • aqualung Gapless Gtk-based audio player
  • ardour digital audio workstation (graphical gtk2 interface)
  • blop Bandlimited wavetable-based oscillator plugins for LADSPA hosts
  • caps C* Audio Plugin Suite
  • cheese A tool to take pictures and videos from your webcam
  • cmt a collection of LADSPA plugins
  • ffmpeg multimedia player, server and encoder
  • fil-plugins parametric equalizer LADSPA plugin
  • flac Free Lossless Audio Codec – command line tools
  • gimp The GNU Image Manipulation Program
  • giver simple file sharing desktop application
  • gparted GNOME partition editor
  • htop interactive processes viewer
  • id3v2 A command line id3v2 tag editor
  • libxine1-all-plugins depends on all available xine plugin packages
  • inkscape vector-based drawing program
  • liquidsoap audio streaming language
  • mixxx Digital Disc Jockey Interface
  • mp3splt command line interface to split MP3 and Ogg Vorbis files without reencoding
  • mp3wrap Utility for MP3 wrapping (rolling multiple MP3s into one)
  • mplayer-gui movie player for Unix-like systems
  • pidgin graphical multi-protocol instant messaging client for X
  • pidgin-otr Off-the-Record Messaging plugin for pidgin
  • pidgin-facebookchat Facebook Chat plugin for Pidgin
  • qjackctl
  • rev-plugins greverb-like ladspa plugin
  • skype: VOIP and instant messaging client – from partner repository
  • soundconverter GNOME application to convert audio files into other formats
  • streamripper download online streams into audio files
  • swh-plugins Steve Harris’s LADSPA plugins
  • tap-plugins Tom’s Audio Processing LADSPA plugins
  • ubuntu-restricted-extras Commonly used restricted packages for Ubuntu
  • vim Vi IMproved – enhanced vi editor
  • vlc multimedia player and streamer
  • vlc-plugin-jack Jack audio plugins for VLC
  • vorbis-tools several Ogg Vorbis tools
  • xine-ui the xine video player, user interface
  • xsane featureful graphical frontend for SANE (Scanner Access Now Easy)

Packages from ubuntu-resticted-extras

You might use sun-java6-plugin instead of icedtea6-plugin (installed with ubuntu-restricted-extras ) because of compatibility & lower processorusage.

sudo sed -e 's@^# *\(deb.* partner\)@\1@' -i /etc/apt/sources.list
sudo aptitude update
sudo aptitude install sun-java6-plugin flashplugin-installer gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg gstreamer0.10-pitfdll gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad-multiverse gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly-multiverse libavcodec-extra-52 libmp4v2-0 ttf-mscorefonts-installer unrar



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