My Kubuntu workstation

  1. Start with Kubuntu (Breezy) full installation (not the reduced server option).
  2. Install synaptic
  3. Add universe and restricted repositories.
  4. Install firefox
  5. kwin_baghira window decorations and button styles.
  6. Install kxdocker
  7. Enable dapper repositories.
    • Perform an apt-get dist-upgrade
  8. Install gvim.
  9. Allow incoming connections (remove -nolisten tcp)
    • For kubuntu, this is on the ServerArgsLocal line in /etc/kde3/kdm/kdmrc
  10. Install mypasswordsafe
  11. Set up to mount my two ntfs usb drives
    • /dev/sda1 /media/usb0 ntfs ro,user,auto,umask=002,uid=thomas 0 0
    • /dev/sdb1 /media/usb1 ntfs ro,user,auto,umask=002,uid=thomas 0 0
  12. Install forecast fox