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Can't find lubuntu restricted access extras

Hi I am very very new to this. Can't find the extras which will allow me to play DVD and music etc. Have found the code to manually input but have no idea how to do that. Help please and please keep ...
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find & purchase restricted and multiverse for server?

I stumbled upon this solution and enabled it on, a now shuttered, Ubuntu server. I didn't know that multiverse package are not completely free. As in the question to the first answer: How can a ...
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How to install closed source software from command line

If I want to install restricted (closed source) software like Steam in Ubuntu, I have to use Software Centre. Is there anyway to install such software right from the command line?
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How to restore all user settings to a previous time? (for use at a public lab)

I take care of a University public laboratory were the students have access to a limited account. They can't install anything, but they can alter the configurations of programs for the user. It is ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and AMD 12.11 Beta Driver

I'm using a Quantal AMDx64 install and a XFX Radeon HD5850 video card. I first enabled restricted drivers through additional drivers, but it resulted in breaking Unity and Compiz (I can only see my ...
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Where are the “old” restricted drivers for dvb-t cards?

Another issue with Ubuntu 12.10: I have an USB DVB Avermedia card In 12.04, and all previous versions I remember since 10.x worked with this hardware enabling its driver in "restricted drivers". Now ...
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Can't accept EULA for ubuntu restricted extras [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I accept the agreement in a terminal, like for ttf-mscorefonts-installer? I can't install Ubuntu restricted extras because a Microsoft EULA pops up that I cannot ...
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Allow Connections to VNC Server Only From Specific IP Addresses

I administrate an Ubuntu 11.10 Server. I've installed tightvncserver on it so I can have a desktop environment on the server. My issue now is, I'm running into issues with malicious people spamming ...
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Help installing linux restricted modules?

I have to install linux-restricted-modules-3.0.0-12-generic in order to install my Lucent dial-up internal modem, but in the terminal, Ubuntu says it can't find the file. Searching on the net, it ...
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Nvidia drivers don't like audio devices?

Fresh install of 11.10: Right after installing restricted drivers (nvidia) all audio devices disappear. Why could it be? EDIT: Also, after disabling these restricted drivers, the audio devices (sound ...
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How do I install ubuntu-restricted extras

I would like to install the restricted extras, which I didn't select during the install
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What is the difference between Debian contrib & non-free and how it corresponds to Ubuntu?

I have been trying to understand the difference between Debian's contrib and non-free sections. Do contrib packages just wrappers around non-free softwares? Like what we have in flashplugin-nonfree ...