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September 28th, 2012, 03:13 PM
always the begging story . evrything belonging one let's talk .
like I , everybody here has his own story with Ubuntu ( linux generally ) ..
in my case I'm still at beginning step , Install internet usb Modem , walking trought in and next coming .*
and yours after installation , what have been priority . what steps did you followed ?
introduce us how and what's followed once installtion have finished .
:lolflag: no forgot also to let's know about what pain you endure while reaching .
September 28th, 2012, 03:20 PM
I'm on ethernet so no messing with wifi or other.
ubuntu Restricted Extras
Then desktop settings and other preferences.
September 28th, 2012, 03:41 PM
and now chief , now too steps .. we haven't ADSL there then Usb=obligatory
September 28th, 2012, 04:17 PM
After installation my first step is to check for additional drivers.
Then I run a script that I wrote which installs all the software I need.
Then run grub-customizer, ubuntu-tweak, and ccsm to customize my system to my liking.
September 28th, 2012, 04:55 PM
Assuming everything went off without a hitch, and internet is running then first, run all updates.
Probably next is installing Chromium or Chrome and setting it to synchronize with my Google account. This gives me bookmarks, extensions and passwords. Then it is a case of logging into my usual places once (Gmail, Ubuntu Forums, Facebook ,etc).
Install Flash and codecs.
Then I start looking at my additional applications, starting with Dropbox to synchronize my files. Preferably I also have my desktop on the same network so I can run "Sync over Lan" and reduce a 90+ minute ordeal to ~ 20 minutes!
Oh, and I bookmark my usual folders on the LAN.
Then I start adding other programs, depending on my planned use.
September 28th, 2012, 05:09 PM
The first thing I do after a fresh installation is check for updates, then I install the following:
Aptitude, mc and synaptic
Closed source Nvidia drivers
Handbrake from ppa
September 28th, 2012, 05:45 PM
Kubuntu Default installation
Basket - Really nice application to organise notes and todos
Google-chrome - Because of pepper flash
Clementine - Music player
Calligra office suite
smplayer (video player mplayer frontend)
kde devel packages
Crystal window decoration - A really cool glassy theme that I have been using even on KDE 3 (different version)
September 28th, 2012, 07:06 PM
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade
September 28th, 2012, 07:09 PM
Quake drop down terminal
And mac os windows theme
makes it look pretty
also run alot of script
September 28th, 2012, 07:13 PM
Quake drop down terminal
You mean Guake (gnome)?
September 29th, 2012, 12:38 AM
I really don't have any order, but my priorities normally include:
Set static IP
For my server/MythTV box:
Configure MythTV (this takes me a long time)
Set up shares
Oracle Java (it is needed for certain things)
Second browser (Firefox and Chrome)
Configure Ubuntu One
Add server to FSTAB
September 30th, 2012, 12:49 AM
1. Run the update manger and install updates.
2. Install programs/media plug-ins.
3. Install Themes.
4. Clean up via the terminal or Bleachbit.
5. Download/sync all documents/wallpapers from Ubuntu One that are carried from release to release but this was not applicable to my first installation.
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