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    [SOLVED] mint universal edition ?


    I had mint already installed on my notebook, and decided to put it on my desktop over the weekend, the install on the notebook, is from a disk I burned myself, but I bought linux format at the bookstore saturday, and installed the mint disk from that. I did all the updates, adn realized that, some of the things that work on the notebook arn't working, I went back and read the warining on the sleeve " universal edition may be missing some codecs that cannot be distrubted in every country...doh! is there a different repository I can go to, or do I have to re-install mint from the cd I burned ? thanks

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    You don't have to reinstall mint. You can simply install the ubuntu-restricted extras metapackage and you should get the missing codecs. Try the instructions here. They are for Ubuntu, but should work on Mint.

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    solved!

    thanks, that worked and answered another question at the same time, I had been wondering for a while whether to update for "ubuntu" or "debian" now I know.

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