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LXer 04-19-2011 07:21 PM

LXer: No Ubuntu Default Extras Install
 
Published at LXer:

The Ubuntu Technical Board has voted not to install the non-free extras package by default during a standard Ubuntu Install. This an option that, if selected, installs proprietary software including hardware drivers, media codecs and the Flash player. It has been opt-in rather than opt out since its first appearance.

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