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Installing The Elisa Media Center On Ubuntu 8.10


This guide shows how you can install the Elisa Media Center on an Ubuntu 8.10 desktop. The Elisa Media Center has many advanced features that will make your media center experience unique. It features an intuitive interface with a professional look and feel which can be easily used with a standard TV remote control.

I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you!

Elisa is available in the standard Ubuntu 8.10 repository, therefore we can install it with Synaptic. Go to System > Administration > Synaptic Package Manager:

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Type in your password:

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Search for elisa; in the result list, click on elisa and select Mark for Installation:

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The elisa package has a few dependencies; click on Mark to install them as well:

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Then click on Apply:

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Click on Apply again to confirm your selection:

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The packages are downloaded…

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… and installed:

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Click on Close afterwards and leave the Synaptic Package Manager:

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Afterwards, you can start Elisa under Applications > Sound & Video > Elisa Media Center:

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Elisa starts up:

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This is how Elisa looks. Select any of the icons to go to the respective section,…

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… e.g. Music, …

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Video, …

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Pictures, …

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… or Settings:

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To leave a subsection, you can click on the white arrow in the bottom left corner (or use the ESC key). To leave Elisa, press ESC while you’re in the top section.

 

  • Elisa: http://elisa.fluendo.com/
  • Ubuntu: http://www.ubuntu.com/

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