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Install 'Ubuntu restricted extras' easily [Solved]

Install 'Ubuntu restricted extras' easily [Solved]

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Install 'Ubuntu restricted extras' easilySometimes we can not install 'Ubuntu restricted extras' easily. I am writing this post only for them. You can name this post as "How to install 'Ubuntu restricted extras' easily" or "How to fix broken ubuntu restricted extras package list". This post will help you if you try to install 'Microsoft True Type core fonts' on your ubuntu machine. I found that 'ttf-mscorefonts-installer' sometime cause a broken link problem. 'Microsoft TrueType core fonts' are issue of copyright, but they are platform compatible and you can still install them from third parties.

First of all enable 'multiverse repository'. To do it go to System > Administration > Software Sources. Now click on the leftside radio button of "Software restrictecd by copyright or legal issue ( multiverse)".

Now click on 'Close', click 'Reload' on message box. Reloading or downloading package information will be done within seconds.

Now open terminal (Applications → Accessories → Terminal) and run the command below:

sudo dpkg –configure -a

Type password and press 'Enter'
Run the command below on the same opend terminal. It will justify and upgrad any missing or pending package.

sudo apt-get -f install

wait to complete the process. Now type/ run the commands below one be one. Always wait to complete one command.
sudo apt-get –fix-missing install

sudo apt-get clean

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get upgrade

sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
At last run the final command in the same opened terminal. This is the main command which will instal 'Ubuntu restricted extras' on Ubuntu system.

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras

Wait until finishing the downloading. Now Restart your machine. You will find that "ubuntu restricted extras" has been installed succesfully.

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