My Apps on Ubuntu

Posted on May 12, 2012


The Ubuntu is my best OS after Fedora. The basic installation contains many applications I need, but not all. I am pretty sure that I will reinstall my linux and those apps should I install again:

– skype from
– openssh-server – secure shell (SSH) server, for secure access from remote machines
– virtualbox – x86 virtualization solution – base binaries
– vlc – multimedia player and streamer
– k3b – Sophisticated CD/DVD burning application
– openxenmanager and xen (have to google a little..)
– what else…

– openjdk-7-jdk – OpenJDK Development Kit (JDK)
– openjdk-7-jre – OpenJDK Java runtime, using Hotspot JIT
– icedtea-7-plugin – web browser plugin based on OpenJDK and IcedTea to execute Java applets

Oracle Java install:
Source for jdk:
Source for jre:

Mozilla settings:

Printer Version: HPLJ1102W
(earlier it has worked without HP driverm but with 12.04 it does not.)

The command required: “sudo sh”
Walk through with Custom setting.

Need to do asap:

Thunderbird backup

Virtualbox machine backups

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