Medibuntu repository

Medibuntu1) is a “special” repository, providing more than the software of a single, specific company or developer team. It provides packages which cannot be included directly into Ubuntu for various reasons, related to geographical variations in legislation regarding intellectual property, security and other issues.

It is your legal responsibility to make sure that the software you are installing can be legally used in your country and for your intended purpose.

Add the repository

If you want install a package Medibuntu provides, go on as follows:

  1. :!: Check that the software you are installing can be legally used in your country and for your intended purpose.
  2. Add the repository, the needed address is:
    deb http://packages.medibuntu.org/ codename free non-free

    Replace codename with the lowercase codename of the release you are using (e.g. “karmic”, “jaunty”…).

  3. Add the following key, needed to authenticate the new repository:
    sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 0C5A2783
  4. Install the package(s).

See also

1) stands for “Multimedia, Entertainment & Distractions In Ubuntu”
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