Tweaking Mint

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Tweaking Mint

Postby clivesay » 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:

Remove Gnome Chat and install regular XChat

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Postby rfruth » 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 » Fri Mar 09, 2007 8:20 am

Opera..gotta have it.

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Postby thomasr » Fri Mar 09, 2007 8:58 am

Ablock and Flashblock in Firefox

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Postby 900i » Fri Mar 09, 2007 5:46 pm

When you have your system just right run remastersys
Intel i7 LM 18.1. Daily driver Toshiba Chromebook

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Postby hairy_Palms » Sun Mar 11, 2007 8:37 am

tab mix plus and all in one sidebar firefox extensions
eclipse + pydev
compile python2.5
remove mintconfig (doesnt work with python2.5 for some reason)

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Postby kanishka » 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 » 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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