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This package is not in Software Center. Official page offer only source files. How can I install this on 10.04?

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It is in the Software Centre.

oli@bert:~$ apt-cache policy arista
  Installed: (none)
  Candidate: 0.9.5-1ubuntu1
  Version table:
     0.9.5-1ubuntu1 0
        500 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ maverick/universe amd64 Packages

Just search for arista and you'll find it.

But to answer the actual question, you need to read the README.md file that's in the downloadable archive. It explains what dependencies you need. Moreover, it has an Ubuntu-specific install method available! Just run:

sudo python setup.py install --install-layout=deb

And it'll install. Just did this and it works fine. You might need to fetch the dependencies yourself (in the readme, again) but give it a go if you still can't find the arista package in the Software Centre

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Thanks searched once again and found it version 0.9.3 in software center. Webpage offer version 0.9.5 So I'll going to install it from source. –  vrcmr Dec 1 '10 at 12:09
If you upgraded Ubuntu to Maverick, you'd have access to the latest version in the repo :) –  Oli Dec 1 '10 at 12:16
Now I have 0.9.5 on my 10.04 with one warning. UserWarning: Unknown distribution option: 'zip_safe' –  vrcmr Dec 1 '10 at 12:23
Can not encode because these plugins are not installed. GStreamer-Element faac GStreamer-Element x264enc –  vrcmr Dec 1 '10 at 12:30

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