Saturday, July 14, 2012

Linux post-install checklist

What packages to add after installing a new version of a linux distro?
  • wget
  • display drivers
  • audio drivers
  • Acrobat Reader
  • Flash plugin
  • VLC
  • Open VPN
  • GVim
  • Subversion
  • Git
  • msttcorefonts
  • w32codecs
  • TexMaker
  • build tools (gcc, automake, autoconf,perl,python) 
  • Java Development Kit
  • LibreOffice
  • Open SSH server
  • Samba
  • Zotero
  • ftp
  • ..more to come

Ubuntu specific
  • build-essentials
  • Installing acrobat-reader
    • sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ precise partner"
    • sudo apt-get update
    • sudo apt-get install acroread
Fedora specific

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