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Tuesday, December 25, 2007

How to: Install IE4Linux on Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon)

Hi guy!, I just post this matter after I have asking from my friend, how to install "Internet Explorer " on Linux. Sometime, web base application didn't matching the code with others browser. Thats why my friend ask me to do that. I suggest him to use IE4Linux. This is the way I install the IE4Linux on Ubuntu 7.10(Gutsy Gibbon)

1. Make sure you login your Ubuntu Linux with normal user. Don't login as root. Sometime IE4Linux won't come out or launching when you login as root after install.

2. Open your terminal

3. Open /etc/apt/sources.list with command. For this case I use gedit. Please use your favorite editor for easy editing. For example Vi editor, Nano editor etc.
sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
4. Uncomment (or add) following lines:
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu gutsy universe

5. Add this line:

deb http://wine.budgetdedicated.com/apt gutsy main

6. Close gedit. Update and install wine and cabextract:

wget -q http://wine.budgetdedicated.com/apt/387EE263.gpg -O- | sudo apt-key add -
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install wine cabextract
7. Download IEs 4 Linux and install
wget http://www.tatanka.com.br/ies4linux/downloads/ies4linux-latest.tar.gz
tar zxvf ies4linux-latest.tar.gz
cd ies4linux-*

Friday, December 7, 2007

How to : Play a real media file

Hi, to play a real media file you need this component. I have tested it on Ubuntu 7.10 before. This is the easy way I do it:

1. Install the Kaffeine player. To install just go to 'Synaptic Package Manager' and search for it. Then, 'Mark for Installation' to install the Kaffeine.

2. You need download the "essential codecs package" from MPlayer download page: http://www.mplayerhq.hu

3. Make directory name "win32" in the /usr/lib with your terminal. Please doing this section with root privilage. Its become /usr/lib/win32 .

4. Extract the "essential codecs package" that you have download before and copy all the contents to /usr/lib/win32 .

5. Open Kaffeine player. For the 1st time the kaffeine can't play the real media. This is because the codec is not define properly. What you can do is, just go to settings --> xine engine --> parameters --> decoder and type /usr/lib/win32 under the external Real Media codecs path. Now you can enjoy watching your real media file. Thats all.