The Perfect Desktop - PCLinuxOS 2010 (KDE) - Page 3

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  1. 7 Installing Additional Software
  2. 8 Inventory (II)

7 Installing Additional Software

Now, still in Synaptic, we can install additional software. We are going to install the following packages:

  • f-spot
  • picasa
  • opera
  • filezilla
  • evolution
  • amule
  • vuze
  • skype_static
  • googleearth
  • gnucash
  • gnucash-ofx
  • scribus
  • AdobeReader_enu
  • AdobeReader-plugin
  • banshee
  • banshee-ipod
  • gtkpod
  • xmms*
  • dvdrip
  • kino
  • sound-juicer
  • vlc*
  • RealPlayer
  • RealPlayer-rpnp
  • win32-codecs-all
  • totem*
  • xine-ui
  • brasero
  • kompozer
  • bluefish
  • kdewebdev4
  • kdevplatform4
  • virtualbox
  • webcore-fonts

You can use Synaptic's Search function to search for the packages:

To select a package for installation, click the checkbox in front of it and select Mark for Installation from the menu that comes up:

If a package has a dependency that needs to be satisfied, a window will pop up. Accept the dependencies by clicking Mark:

After you've selected the desired packages, click the Apply button:

Confirm your selection by clicking Apply:

The packages are now being downloaded from the repositories and installed. This can take a few minutes, so please be patient:

Afterwards, you can close the Synaptic Package Manager.

 

8 Inventory (II)

Now let's check again what we have so far by browsing the menus again:

Graphics:
[x] The GIMP
[x] F-Spot
[x] Picasa

Internet:
[x] Firefox
[x] Opera
[x] Flash Player
[x] FileZilla
[x] Thunderbird
[x] Evolution
[x] aMule
[x] KTorrent
[x] Vuze
[x] Pidgin
[x] Skype
[x] Google Earth
[x] Xchat IRC

Office:
[ ] OpenOffice Writer
[ ] OpenOffice Calc
[x] Adobe Reader
[x] GnuCash
[x] Scribus

Sound & Video:
[x] Amarok
[x] Banshee
[x] MPlayer (SMPlayer)
[x] gtkPod
[x] XMMS
[x] dvd::rip
[x] Kino
[x] Sound Juicer CD Extractor
[x] VLC Media Player
[x] Real Player
[x] Totem
[x] Xine
[x] Brasero
[x] K3B
[x] Multimedia-Codecs

Programming:
[x] Kompozer
[x] Bluefish

Other:
[x] VirtualBox
[x] True Type fonts
[x] Java
[x] Read/Write Support for NTFS partitions

So everything is installed except for OpenOffice...

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