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Henry and Automatix for Ubuntu

Henry, our best superhero recommends different Debian-based distros and then there's a clever tool for Ubuntu out there too…
Henry the Adequate recommends Knoppix, Debian, Ubuntu and a soldering iron amongst other things for the ultimate computer toolkit.

And Distroreviews reports about Automatix, a tool to install LOTS of tools and programs on Ubuntu.

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Capabilities:
1) Installs multimedia codecs
2) Installs all Firefox plugins (java, flash, etc) (except Adobe reader and mplayer)
3) Installs RAR, ACE and UNRAR archive support
4) Installs skype
5) Installs Acrobat reader 7 and firefox plugin for the same.
6) Installs Gnomebaker (CD/DVD burning s/w for GNOME)
7) Installs gftp (FTP client for GNOME with ssh capability)
8) Installs DC++ , amule and Limewire (file sharing progs)
9) Installs Frostwire (GPL clone of Limewire)
10) Installs multimedia editors (Audacity (audio), Kino (video), EasyTag (ID3))
11) Installs DVD (dvdrip) ripper
12) Installs Mplayer and mplayerplug-in version 3.05 for Firefox
13) Installs totem-xine, VLC and Beep Media Player (with docklet)
14) Installs Opera Browser
15) Installs Debian Menu (shows all installed applications) (this kills and restarts your gnome-panel without warning u but its a completely harmless operation!)
16) Installs Bittornado and Azureus (Bittorrent clients)
17) Installs Avidemux (Video editing tool) (New version 2.1.0)
18) Enables Numlock on (turns numlock on Gnome startup)
19) Installs Programming Tools (Anjuta (C/C++ IDE), Bluefish (HTML editor) and Screem (Web Development Env.))
20) Install GnomePPP (Graphical Dial up connection tool)
21) Installs MS true type fonts
22) Configures ctrl-alt-del to start gnome-system-monitor (aka windows)
23) Installs Streamripper and Streamtuner
24) Installs NON-FREE audio and dvd codecs
25) Installs ndisgtk (WiFi configurator Graphical user interface)
26) Upgrades Open Office to 2.0 (final version), installs openoffice clipart and installs OO2 thumbnailer. (no support for AMD64 and ppc packages)
27) Adds 3 nautilus scripts (open any file with gedit as root; open a nautilus window as root in any folder; open gnome search tool in any folder (Right click in a nautilus window and look under “scripts”)
28) Installs SUN'S JAVA JRE version 1.5
29) Installs SUN'S JAVA JDK version 1.5
30) Installs wine (u need to run winecfg manually after installation)
31*) Installs firestarter (GNOME firewall frontend) and adds firestarter to GNOME startup
32*) installs gdesklets (GNOME eyecandy) and adds gdesklets to GNOME startup
33*) Gamepads (Makes USB gamepads work)
34*) Turns DMA ON on Intel and AMD machines (needs a restart)
35*) NVIDIA cards (Detects Nvidia cards and installs drivers) (Needs a restart)
36*) Adds midi capability to your Ubuntu box [b](test by playing a midi file with timidity or pmidi from terminal)
37*) Installs Firefox 1.5 and its plugins(themes and extensions are not retained, bookmarks need to be copied from backup folder)

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