This is the next of previous post Things You Want To Do After Install Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop Part 1. In this post i will show you how to install the list of softwares from the previous post. To make your Ubuntu desktop as a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop.
Okay, now let’s get started.
First thing i am going to do is activate the root user. Follow this steps to do it:
1. Open your terminal, and type this command
sudo passwd root
2. Type your root password
3. Then login as root, as i assume you to do the next steps using root account.
Okay now let’s update your Ubuntu repository to use medibuntu and enable lucid partner repository. Follow this steps:
1. Update the sources.list with this command
2. Uncomment the Lucid partner repository
## Uncomment the following two lines to add software from Canonical's ## 'partner' repository. ## This software is not part of Ubuntu, but is offered by Canonical and the ## respective vendors as a service to Ubuntu users. deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu lucid partner deb-src http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu lucid partner
3. Save the file and exit.
4. Get medibuntu repository with this command:
wget http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/$(lsb_release -cs).list --output-document=/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list
5. Get the Medibuntu gpg-key:
apt-get install medibuntu-keyring
6. Update all the repository list:
You can update your Synaptic to display third party repositories by:
Okay now our repository have been update. You can either use Synaptic package manager to install all the list from previous post, or using shell to install it. But for me i prefer using shell, since it easier for me 🙂