Notes on Ubuntu (Linux) computing

Brief notes on installation, setup and other tasks in the Ubuntu world

Ubutu 12.04 LTS (Install)

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This a page to link (organize) all of my posts regarding installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my laptop. This page will be updated as I install new items and make notes, detailed below.

Main Install

Install Ubuntu 12.04 using USB stick


Information on installing various programs I use on Ubuntu.

  • acrobat reader — well, you know.
  • cups-pdf — print to a PDF file from any program.
  • filezilla — a nice GUI utility for ftp.
  • guayadeque — a nice music player with scrobbling.
  • keepassx — a password organizer.
  • vim — a terminal text editor.
  • xclip — a command line copy/paste utility.

Coding environments

Information on setting up python, R, \LaTeX, and related tools


Written by Chris S

October 5, 2012 at 5:24 pm

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