Tweaking Mint

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Tweaking Mint

Postby clivesay on Thu Mar 08, 2007 8:15 pm

Thought it would be interesting to have a thread that shows what people do whenever they have a fresh Mint installation.

For me, I instantly install:

K3B
Easytag
Grip
Remove Gnome Chat and install regular XChat
K9Copy
gFTP
Nvidia
Acroread
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Postby rfruth on Thu Mar 08, 2007 9:13 pm

Google toolbar and notebook are must haves for me, oh and my Firefox & Thunderbird profiles :D
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Postby gabhla on Fri Mar 09, 2007 8:20 am

Opera..gotta have it.
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Postby thomasr on Fri Mar 09, 2007 8:58 am

Ablock and Flashblock in Firefox
Swiftfox
VMWare
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Postby 900i on Fri Mar 09, 2007 5:46 pm

When you have your system just right run remastersys

http://www.linuxmint.com/wiki/index.php/Remastersys
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Postby hairy_Palms on Sun Mar 11, 2007 8:37 am

brasero
listen
tab mix plus and all in one sidebar firefox extensions
devede
eclipse + pydev
compile python2.5
remove mintconfig (doesnt work with python2.5 for some reason)
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Postby kanishka on Mon Mar 12, 2007 11:56 am

I immediately add another panel on the top of the screen and put there mintMenu, Firefox starter, Quit button, a 4-screen Pager and the Clock. I like it much better.

Then, I install nvidia drivers with Envy, add gThumb, Acrobat Reader and The Gimp, reduce screen font size to 8 and that's it.

I used to add Beryl, but even tough I like it, it distracts me too much, I spend more time tinkering with its options than working :wink:
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Postby Rainmaker on Sun Apr 22, 2007 7:09 pm

Mine are:

Acroread (or KPDF when feeling strict about OSS :lol:), Envy (gui) and nvidia driver, Frostwire, gFTP, Google Earth, K3B, Klibido, Ktorrent, Nvu, Scribus, Sun Java... The list goes on lol
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