[sf-lug] Youtube Issues
rick at linuxmafia.com
Fri Dec 7 17:49:35 PST 2007
Quoting Asheesh Laroia (asheesh at asheesh.org):
> When my brother asks me, "How do I put Flash on, and how do I add support
> for MP3 decoding. and where do I get Google Earth?", do you have
> another suggestion for what I should tell him?
1. I strongly concur with Kristian about Automatix. It's a classic
case of a plausible-looking trap for the unwary -- and is a good
illustration of a broader point about how you should be extremely wary
of installing software outside your distribution's package regime. More
2. Google Earth for Linux is a really incredibly badly designed program
(completely aside from being proprietary).
Etc. I strongly suspect you didn't actually look very hard for
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