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Default applications installed on scientific Ubuntu Linux desktops at NCEAS

Virtualization Software

Office Applications

  • Firefox
  • Kompozer
  • Evince

Media Applications

  • GIMP
  • Inkscape
  • Scribus

Scientific Applications

  • Octave
  • R


  • Ekiga
  • Empathy
  • Thunderbird
  • Xchat

Optional Software

  • Mathematica
  • SAS

Changes Made to the default install

  • configure Thunderbird, Firefox, Xchat
  • mount shared drives
  • change the mirror (see below)
  • install printers

Change the mirror

Fast Mirrors

Switching Mirrors

  1. edit /etc/apt/sources.list (sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list)
  2. change and to

Add third party Repos

Install each repo by adding a file to the /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ directory.

Commonly Used Third Party Repositories

Install and Upgrade Notes

Quick Installation of the open source software listed above

  • on a default Ubuntu install, run:
 sudo apt-get install kompozer inkscape scribus octave grass xchat thunderbird virtualbox r-base wine
applications_on_ubuntu_linux.txt ยท Last modified: 2014/12/10 17:12 by brand