sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras
Ubuntu restricted extras is a single package contains lot of use full plugins and extras that essential for ubuntu. It is not installed by default due to the license restrictions of various softwares. Restricted Extras contains softwares given below.
I hate using Chrome and not being able to update the IE version of Flash, or being in Firefox and it prompt me to install an entire Addon to install Flash… so here are the download links!
Flash Player 10 ActiveX (Internet Explorer)
Flash Player 10 Plugin (All other Windows browsers, such as Firefox or Google Chrome)
A neat how-to on embedding video in HTML5 pages. I’ll be doing this soon on my clients’ sites.
HTML5 video is taking the web by storm.
From giant video sites like YouTube to Wikipedia, everyone it seems wants to get their video out of Flash and into native web formats. With Microsoft recently announcing it will support the HTML5 video tag in the coming Internet Explorer 9, expect even more sites to abandon Flash for native video.