First thing I do after installing Ubuntu

  1. Add Medibuntu repository
  2. sudo wget http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/intrepid.list \
            –output-document=/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install medibuntu-keyring
    sudo apt-get update
  3. Remove evolution (Gmail is all I need)
  4. sudo apt-get remove evolution
  5. Install extra packages I can’t live without
  6. sudo apt-get install \
            nautilus-open-terminal \
            terminator \
            tilda \
            openssh-server \
            emacs22-gtk \
            htop \
            powertop \
            mplayer \
            w32codecs \
            skype \
            gnome-bluetooth \
            workrave \
            minbar