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    TOP 10: Your Top Ten Packages To Install

    Please list your top ten packages (or more) to install after installing ubuntu.

    I installed

    xine -- mp3 and avi compat player
    firestarter -- firewall (iptables) frontend
    gnomebaker -- cd burning program

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    Re: TOP 10: Your Top Ten Packages To Install

    Well I just got my laptop back (ongoing warranty issues), so here is a running list:

    1. tomboy
    2. beagle (and best)
    3. evince
    4. f-spot
    5. dosbox (can't live without classics like betrayl at krondor )
    6. mail notification
    7. monodevelop
    8. mysql-query-browser
    9. samba
    10. and all the development headers as needed...

    1-6 are cool things, 7-10 are for school/learning

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    Re: TOP 10: Your Top Ten Packages To Install

    Beep Media Player
    K3B
    VLC
    Thunderbird
    mplayer
    FreeNX
    Kubuntu (since it works better with FreeNX then Gnome)
    Klamav
    VMWare (my wife insists in using windows).
    Java
    Azureus
    Apollon
    TuxRacer
    Firestarter
    Gparted
    qtparted
    Smeg
    openssh
    Gftp
    Gnomebaker
    rar

    and there are others which I am forgetting right now.

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    Re: TOP 10: Your Top Ten Packages To Install

    1. The kerberos tools
    2. Beep media player (MP3)
    3. k3b
    4. AbiWord (instead of OO)
    5. Build-essentials
    6. Mplayer
    7. Wine
    8. OpenSSH (client & server)
    9. Grip
    10. A GPG frontend (Seahorse). Kgpg was nicer though...
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    Re: TOP 10: Your Top Ten Packages To Install

    1. krusader (filemanager)
    2. opera (browser)
    3. kmail
    4. pan (newsreader)
    5. konsole
    6. k3b (burning GUI)
    7. synaptik (on Kubuntu, still much better than kynaptic)
    8. gkrellm
    9. kgpg (GUI for gpg)
    10 skype (internet phone)

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    Question Re: TOP 10: Your Top Ten Packages To Install

    Quote Originally Posted by nocturn
    10. A GPG frontend (Seahorse). Kgpg was nicer though...
    Hi, I'm just a few days into my first Linux experience, and am having a great time with Ubuntu.
    How do I go about installing GPG (seahorse) on my Ubuntu?
    Thank you.

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    Re: TOP 10: Your Top Ten Packages To Install

    totem-xine
    mozilla-mplayer
    mplayer-nogui
    emacs
    ee (an editor)
    smeg
    wine
    samba

    ..and thats pretty much it, I like ubuntu's default packages.

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    Re: TOP 10: Your Top Ten Packages To Install

    vim-gnome
    openbox
    vlc (and other DVD libs
    epiphany (browser for GNOME)
    feh (image viewer, good for setting backgrounds)
    gnomebaker
    OpenOffice.org 2.0 beta
    SMP kernel for K7 (need HIGHMEM support since my machine has 1.5GB RAM)
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    Re: TOP 10: Your Top Ten Packages To Install

    Quote Originally Posted by gil-galad
    totem-xine
    mozilla-mplayer
    mplayer-nogui
    emacs
    ee (an editor)
    smeg
    wine
    samba

    ..and thats pretty much it, I like ubuntu's default packages.
    emacs doesn't come with Ubuntu? Odd...

    Anyway

    1. Anjuta
    2. Bluefish
    3. w32codecs
    3. totem-xine
    4. xine-ui
    5. FireFox
    6. Thunderbird
    7. gnome-theme-extras
    8. The SphereCrystal Icon Set
    9. All the plugins for FireFox
    10. Frozen-Bubble
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    Re: TOP 10: Your Top Ten Packages To Install

    build-essential
    vlc
    totem-xine
    w32codecs
    mozilla acroread
    acroread -- adobe acrobat
    xmms
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