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Use the tools that work for you!

Git

Git is installed by default on some systems. Others may need it. Be sure to grab it:

sudo apt install git

Then you can clone this repository:

git clone --recurse-submodules https://github.com/charlesbrandt/public

Notes on using git

If you forgot to get submodules:

cd public
git submodule update --init --recursive

Version Control

Password Managers

See also Password Managers

sudo apt-get install keepassxc

Emacs

which emacs

To install it:

sudo apt-get install emacs

Then configure it with:

cd
ln -s public/system/editors/emacs/.emacs .emacs
ln -s public/system/editors/emacs/.emacs.d/ .emacs.d
emacs &

see also editors/emacs/emacs.md

Or more generally text editors

Python

sudo apt-get install python-is-python3

Go ahead and grab pip here so it's available for things like autopep8 for vscode.

sudo apt-get install python3-pip

Utilities

sudo apt-get install ffmpeg 
sudo apt-get install curl

KVM

KVM

Docker

Docker
Docker Compose

Recorder

OBS

Audio / Video / Broadcast / Stream

All in one.

sudo apt-get install obs-studio

VLC

VLC is usually installed with OBS

sudo apt-get install vlc

Open VLC Tools -> Preferences Uncheck:

  • Integrate video in interface
  • Use only one instance when started from file manager
  • Show Systray Icon
  • Change "Continue where left off" from Ask to Never

View -> Playlist Close browser tree in playlist view. (drag panel closed via middle)

View -> Advanced Controls (check / enable)

(Doesn't seem to have any effect, messages still appear:) Gnome3 -> Settings -> Applications -> VLC media player -> Notifcations -> Off can just go 'do not distrub'

VS Code

VS Code

Browsers

Browsers

Chromium

This method installs the snap version.

sudo apt-get install chromium-browser

If you want to pull from the canonical repository, do this first. (No longer required with Ubuntu 20.04)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:canonical-chromium-builds/stage
sudo apt update

File Browser

File Browser