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Additional Steps Installing Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick

Here are some additional things either installing custom software or specific configuration options used in setting up my new system.

A few settings I set with Compiz setup.

  1. I use shutter for a screenshot utility and this will allow it to replace the default gnome-screenshot tool allowing more flexibility and control. I especially like the section and web screenshot options where I can take a shot of the entire contents of a window without any of the controls or of an entire web page without having to stitch them together.Open up the Settings Manager and in Gnome Compatibility on the Commands tab I replace ‘gnome-screenshot’ with ‘shutter –full’ and ‘gnome-screenshot –window’ with ‘shutter –section’ in the first two entries.

    Edit: be sure to have synapse 0.87 installed

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:shutter/ppa
    sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install shutter

I chose to install synapse over gnome-do my usual default launcher, Synapse just seemed like a little more fun this time around.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:synapse-core/ppa
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install synapse

Some other software I installed as I realized it.

wget http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.0.2/virtualbox-4.0_4.0.2-69518~Ubuntu~maverick_i386.de
sudo apt-get install libqt4-network libqt4-opengl
sudo dpkg -i virtualbox-4.0_4.0.2-69518~Ubuntu~maverick_i386.deb

sudo apt-get install apache2 mysql-client mysql-server php5 libapache2-mod-php5
sudo apt-get install banshee
sudo apt-get install subversion
sudo apt-get install sshfs