Ubuntu gets Elderly Ready

Once all physically able human beings (point and click) can successfully use an operating system, that OS has reached what industry insiders call “Elderly Ready.” Linux is close. Check out this Flickr set of a new feature that will release with Ubuntu Feisty Fawn in April.

When double clicking a proprietary audio or video format, gnome-app-install is called. g-a-i asks if you want to enable the universe repository. Then the suggested codec package is highlighted for you to install and play you media file.

Future releases plan even more E.R. compatibility. Assisted cat shopping and a virtual “Any” key on the desktop that will attempt to read the aging mind for what processes to run.

Flickr Set

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