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From vanila Ubuntu to a complete workstation

May 30, 2008

What do I usually install into my vanilla Ubuntu box after a fresh install?

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Editors(vim and vim-gnome)
  • SSH Server; openssh-server
  • mc
  • network-manager(vpn, pptp)
  • Dell hsf modem driver
  • sysvconfig
  • useful KDE tools such as: kvpnc, k3b, kdiff
  • Client for most of VCS such as: cvs, subversion, git-core
  • KDE Browser(konqueror, kget) for IE compatible sites
  • build-essentials
  • Multimedia Players(vlc, xine, audacious)
  • w32codecs, libdvdcss2
  • dpkg-repack
  • grip, and lame
  • Imaging: gthumb
  • rar
  • klines
  • kstars
  • wine
  • Network tools(nc, traceroute, bmon, nethogs, nmap)
  • dia
  • redhat fonts (liberation)
  • gtkwifi
  • flashplugin-nonfree
  • amule
  • texlive
  • xdvi
  • wvdial
  • debfoster
  • powertop
  • minicom
  • JAP
  • Firefox add ons (scribefire, dta, foxyproxy, gears, google-add on)
  • dnsmasq
  • gstreamer0.10-plugins (base, good, bad, ugly)
  • kchmviewer-nokde
  • mysafepassword
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