Installing the Boxee beta on Ubuntu 10.10

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Although the October 10 release of Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick) had been anticipated for many months, and despite Ubuntu being Boxee’s primary Linux target, Ubuntu 10.10 users have been disappointed to discover that the current Boxee beta won’t install on Maverick due to dependency conflicts.

With no official word from Boxee on when Ubuntu 10.10 support would be forthcoming, beyond a recent announcement indicating that Boxee is going gold soon, an unofficial modified version of Boxee, which resolves the dependency problem, has begun making the rounds.

Here are some screenshots