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> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> Ten things to do after installing Ubuntu (humor)
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>> | There's nothing you need TO DO after installing a new Linux
>> | distribution. Ubuntu, as well as many of its counterparts, offer a
>> | complete common experience, with a very decent set of programs, tools,
>> | drivers, and aesthetics. In recent Ubuntu versions, you get to install
>> | codecs and updates while installing, so there's even less fuss. A
>> | handful of useful applications has been removed from the default
>> | installation, like GIMP, but then, it's not meant for everyone out
>> | there. Regressions must never happen, but then again, this applies to
>> | every distro out there.
> The conclusion is that there is nothing to do after installing
> I'd pay ubuntu money if they could do this for me.
> After install, I go around installing dozens of stuff.
> It takes best part of 2 hours to remember how to do all that
> and get it right.
> I so I install Gambas, KDE, and a ton of other software.
> What I would like to do is log on to some web site
> upload the currently installed profile. Then go to some
> other machine, load with a liveCD, log on to web site again, download that
> profile and let it do that same thing on the new machine.
> If it can name and remember and date the different configurations,
> the I can select what to download.
> When I do download it, allow me some useful options to be changed
> (such as use entire disk or part of it, ignore certain packages etc)
> and then go install everything, it would be perfect.
> When I upgrade to a newer version of the distro, the same old
> software that has been updated and whatever is still available, should also
> install without having to redo it all.
> So if I installed gambas1 in 9.04, then I expect it intelligently use that
> profile to install it as gambas2 in 11.04 for example.
> Where it all makes sense is when going from x86 to 64 bit and ARM
> and from main ubuntu to ubuntu derivatives.
> It eases the pain of installation across the derivatives and CPUs
> by making custom installs instantly available. When switching between
> different derivatives, some packages are different and
> so the derivative makers can suggest alternatives. So if twinkle is not
> available in an ARM distro for example, they might suggest Ekiga for
> instance that the distro maker may already have compiled, debugged and got
> working in their ARM distro.
> Please do this for me Ubuntu!
Canonical allows you to make your own derivative and redistribute
under the terms of the GPL.
~~ Best of wishes
Dr. Roy S. Schestowitz (Ph.D. Medical Biophysics), Imaging Researcher
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