Sunday, April 29, 2012

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS , Precise Pangolin , is here

Ubuntu just published it's 4th long term support (12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin)

Here is some MUST HAVE applications for your newly installed Ubuntu:


MyUnity
MyUnity is a must have configuration tool for Unity ( change themes, icons, transparency…) : install it

Medibuntu
The must have repositories. Medibuntu is a packaging project dedicated to distributing software that cannot be included in Ubuntu for various reasons, related to geographical variations in legislation regarding intellectual property, security and other issues. by adding Medibuntu repositories you will be able to install many softwares like Google-Earth , opera ,Win32codecs , divcss, Msfonts.

Just type
sudo -E wget --output-document=/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/$(lsb_release -cs).list && sudo apt-get --quiet update && sudo apt-get --yes --quiet --allow-unauthenticated install medibuntu-keyring && sudo apt-get --quiet update
In a teminal

Gnome 3 Not Unity!
I you do not like Unity you can go back to Gnome3 install gnome 3 for Ubuntu

VLC2 Media Streaming and player
VLC is the best media player for Linux it play almost everything , he has many features that you can not find in any other media player. install VLC