Ubuntu useful software/packages

# info about package_name
dpkg -l package_name

sudo apt-get install git-gui (run then "git gui")
sudo apt-get install mesa-utils (see glxgears)
sudo apt-get install alarm-clock-applet
sudo apt-get install unity-tweak-tool -> Unity Tweak Tool
sudo apt-get install compiz -> Compiz Config Settings Manager
seahorse - Passwords and Keys
systemadm - Graphical frontend for the systemd system and service manager
transgui - GUI program to remotely control the Transmission daemon
psensor - Temperature monitoring application
zenmap - Graphical Nmap frontend and results viewer
svn-workbench - SVN GUI
mysql-workbench - MySQL Database Design, Administration and Development Tool
imagemagick - image manipulation programs
subversion - Advanced version control system
xrdp - Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) server
vnc4server - Virtual network computing server software
lua5.1 - Simple, extensible, embeddable programming language
luajit - Just in time compiler for Lua programming language version 5.1
luarocks - deployment and management system for Lua modules
preload - adaptive readahead daemon
gufw - graphical user interface for ufw (program for managing a Netfilter firewall)
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras
sudo apt-get install lm-sensors
sudo apt-get install rabbitvcs-core
sudo apt-get install rabbitvcs-nautilus
UNetbootin - Universal Netboot Installer (makes bootable USB from ISO)
sudo apt-get install pavucontrol (PulseAudio Volume Control)
sudo apt-get install rcconf (Debian Runlevel configuration tool)
sudo aptitude install sshfs (mounts sftp location)
sudo apt install members (shows group members)
sudo apt-get install adobe-flashplugin (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Chromium/Getting-Partner-Flash)

# IntelĀ® Graphics Installer 1.4.0 for Linux (see https://01.org/linuxgraphics)
wget https://download.01.org/gfx/ubuntu/15.10/main/pool/main/i/intel-linux-graphics-installer/intel-linux-graphics-installer_1.4.0-0intel1_amd64.deb
sudo dpkg -i intel-linux-graphics-installer_1.4.0-0intel1_amd64.deb
# run the intel-linux-graphics-installer:
# 2016.11.27 update:
# https://01.org/linuxgraphics/downloads/intel-graphics-update-tool-linux-os-v2.0.3
# https://01.org/linuxgraphics/2016q3-test-results
# https://01.org/linuxgraphics/downloads/2016q1-intel-graphics-stack-release
# https://01.org/linuxgraphics/2016q2-test-results

# Shrew Soft VPN Client:
sudo apt-get install ike
sudo apt-get install ike-qtgui

# desktop streaming
# see http://realmike.org/blog/2015/05/27/wip-mirror-your-linux-desktop-to-your-tv/
sudo apt-get install python-fuse
python dlna_fuse.py -s -f /********/Videos/DesktopStream

# install/repair vmware
sudo ./VMware-Workstation-Full-12.0.0-2985596.x86_64.bundle
# -l, --list-products
# -u NAME, --uninstall-product=NAME
sudo ./VMware-Workstation-Full-12.0.0-2985596.x86_64.bundle -l
sudo ./VMware-Workstation-Full-12.0.0-2985596.x86_64.bundle -u vmware-workstation

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