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kb:linux:lts14p04 [2015/02/20 21:27]
Allen Smith + gscan2pdf install + Shotwell
kb:linux:lts14p04 [2016/01/13 20:35] (current)
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   * [[https://​eeperry.wordpress.com/​2014/​03/​09/​clip-art-resources-for-libreoffice/​|Clip Art Resources for LibreOffice]]<​code>​sudo apt-get install openclipart-libreoffice</​code>​   * [[https://​eeperry.wordpress.com/​2014/​03/​09/​clip-art-resources-for-libreoffice/​|Clip Art Resources for LibreOffice]]<​code>​sudo apt-get install openclipart-libreoffice</​code>​
   * To install the **current** version of gscan2pdf ← for **supported scanners**, the best Linux scanning package<​code>​   * To install the **current** version of gscan2pdf ← for **supported scanners**, the best Linux scanning package<​code>​
-sudo add-apt-repository ppa:​jeffreyratcliffe/​ppa +sudo add-apt-repository ppa:​jeffreyratcliffe/​ppa 
-sudo apt-get update +sudo apt-get update 
-sudo apt-get install gscan2pdf libsane-perl djvulibre-bin tesseract-ocr unpaper+sudo apt-get install gscan2pdf libsane-perl djvulibre-bin tesseract-ocr unpaper
 </​code>​ </​code>​
   * To install the **current** version of Shotwell Image Manage:<​code>​   * To install the **current** version of Shotwell Image Manage:<​code>​
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   * [[http://​www.noobslab.com/​2014/​08/​gimp-2814-stable-and-gimp-291.html | Gimp 2.8.14 Stable and Gimp 2.9.1 (Development) Available For Ubuntu/​Linux Mint Via PPA]]   * [[http://​www.noobslab.com/​2014/​08/​gimp-2814-stable-and-gimp-291.html | Gimp 2.8.14 Stable and Gimp 2.9.1 (Development) Available For Ubuntu/​Linux Mint Via PPA]]
-  * [[http://​www.webupd8.org/​2015/​02/​inkscape-091-released-with-new-renderer.html | Inkscape 0.91 Released With New Renderer, Over 700 Bug Fixes]]+  * [[http://​www.webupd8.org/​2015/​02/​inkscape-091-released-with-new-renderer.html | Inkscape 0.91 Released With New Renderer, Over 700 Bug Fixes]]<​code>​ 
 +sudo add-apt-repository ppa:​inkscape.dev/​stable 
 +sudo apt-get update 
 +sudo apt-get install inkscape ​    # only if inkscape is not already installed 
 +</​code>​
   * [[http://​www.noobslab.com/​2014/​08/​ffmulticonverter-is-now-available-for.html|FFMultiConverter is now available for Ubuntu 14.04 & Linux Mint 17]]\\ "FF Multi Converter is a simple graphical application which enables you to convert audio, video, image and document files between all popular formats, using and combining other programs. ... The goal of FF Multi Converter is to gather all multimedia types in one application and provide conversions for them easily through a user-friendly interface."​   * [[http://​www.noobslab.com/​2014/​08/​ffmulticonverter-is-now-available-for.html|FFMultiConverter is now available for Ubuntu 14.04 & Linux Mint 17]]\\ "FF Multi Converter is a simple graphical application which enables you to convert audio, video, image and document files between all popular formats, using and combining other programs. ... The goal of FF Multi Converter is to gather all multimedia types in one application and provide conversions for them easily through a user-friendly interface."​
  
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   * [[kb:​linux:​cloudstorage | Cloud Storage Services for Linux]] ... services that provide Linux Software   * [[kb:​linux:​cloudstorage | Cloud Storage Services for Linux]] ... services that provide Linux Software
   * [[kb:​linux:​lts14p04skpebroken|Skype on LTS Linux is Broken]] ... why I would use Google Hangouts instead of Skype w/ Linux   * [[kb:​linux:​lts14p04skpebroken|Skype on LTS Linux is Broken]] ... why I would use Google Hangouts instead of Skype w/ Linux
 +  * Install YouTube-dl ← an entirely text based Command Line package, that works well with many sites<​code>​
 +sudo curl https://​yt-dl.org/​downloads/​2015.03.28/​youtube-dl -o /​usr/​local/​bin/​youtube-dl
 +sudo chmod a+x /​usr/​local/​bin/​youtube-dl</​code>​
 +<note tip>​Installing youtube-dl uisng the instructions found at http://​rg3.github.io/​youtube-dl/​download.html (the above commands) permits the build-in upgrade function of youtube-dl to work.</​note>​
   * [[http://​www.webupd8.org/​2013/​12/​tor-browser-bundle-ubuntu-ppa.html|Tor Browser Bundle Ubuntu PPA]] ... the easy but **less trusted** way to do this\\ "Use this PPA at your own risk. One of the fundamental security measures of the Tor Browser Bundle is that it is distributed by a trusted source, the Tor Project, and for this purpose the project provides PGP signatures to allow verification of authenticity for the source and binary packages they offer for download. This security measure is disregarded when third parties distribute their own packaged versions of TBB, since there'​s no easy way to prove these packages haven'​t been modified from their officially distributed versions."​   * [[http://​www.webupd8.org/​2013/​12/​tor-browser-bundle-ubuntu-ppa.html|Tor Browser Bundle Ubuntu PPA]] ... the easy but **less trusted** way to do this\\ "Use this PPA at your own risk. One of the fundamental security measures of the Tor Browser Bundle is that it is distributed by a trusted source, the Tor Project, and for this purpose the project provides PGP signatures to allow verification of authenticity for the source and binary packages they offer for download. This security measure is disregarded when third parties distribute their own packaged versions of TBB, since there'​s no easy way to prove these packages haven'​t been modified from their officially distributed versions."​
  
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   * **[[kb:​linux:​conky|Conky]]** ... a lightweight powerful system monitor & much more!\\ The installation and configuration of Conky involves using the command line and coding configuration files.   * **[[kb:​linux:​conky|Conky]]** ... a lightweight powerful system monitor & much more!\\ The installation and configuration of Conky involves using the command line and coding configuration files.
     * [[kb:​linux:​lts14p04conkystartup|Xfce 4.10 Desktop & Toooo Many Conky]] ... many running Conky causing unresponsive system.\\ The above problem occurred using Ubuntu Studio 14.04 -- but this may also apply to other desktop environments     * [[kb:​linux:​lts14p04conkystartup|Xfce 4.10 Desktop & Toooo Many Conky]] ... many running Conky causing unresponsive system.\\ The above problem occurred using Ubuntu Studio 14.04 -- but this may also apply to other desktop environments
 +  * **[[http://​www.sysads.co.uk/​2014/​04/​install-bitdefender-ubuntu-versions/​ | Install BitDefender Antivirus in Ubuntu]]** (Free for **Personal Use** only!)
 +    - Go to [[http://​www.bitdefender.com/​site/​Products/​ScannerLicense/​ | BitDefender Antivirus Scanner for Unices license key request page]] to request a license key
 +    - Run the following Terminal Commands (copy & paste, 1 line at a time) to install the Repository then the Program<​code>​
 +sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://​download.bitdefender.com/​repos/​deb/​ bitdefender non-free"​ >> /​etc/​apt/​sources.list.d/​bitdefender.list'​
 +wget -O- -q http://​download.bitdefender.com/​repos/​deb/​bd.key.asc | sudo apt-key add -
 +sudo apt-get update
 +sudo apt-get install bitdefender-scanner-gui
 +</​code>​
 +    - REBOOT SYSTEM to finish this install process
 +<note important>"​Some users are reporting that **BitDefender crashes right after the scanning engine is initialized**. In order to fix this error you will need to copy and paste this into terminal:"​ (fix is for 64bit Linux)<​code>​
 +sudo touch /​opt/​BitDefender-scanner/​var/​lib/​scan/​bdcore.so.linux-x86_64
 +sudo ln -fs /​opt/​BitDefender-scanner/​var/​lib/​scan/​bdcore.so.linux-x86_64 /​opt/​BitDefender-scanner/​var/​lib/​scan/​bdcore.so
 +sudo bdscan --update
 +</​code></​note>​
 +<note tip>"​We provide integration with some of the most popular desktop file managers (Konqueror, Nautilus, Thunar). You can find the source packages complete with installation instructions under" ''/​opt/​BitDefender-scanner/​share/​integration''</​note>​
   * [[http://​www.unixmen.com/​systemback-restore-linux-system-previous-state/​|Systemback:​ Restore Your Linux System To Previous State]]\\ "​Systemback is an open source, system backup and restore application. Using Systemback, we can easily create backups of system and users configuration files. In case of problems, we can easily restore the previous state of the system. There are extra features like system copying, system installation and Live system creation."​   * [[http://​www.unixmen.com/​systemback-restore-linux-system-previous-state/​|Systemback:​ Restore Your Linux System To Previous State]]\\ "​Systemback is an open source, system backup and restore application. Using Systemback, we can easily create backups of system and users configuration files. In case of problems, we can easily restore the previous state of the system. There are extra features like system copying, system installation and Live system creation."​
   * [[http://​www.webupd8.org/​2014/​07/​pushbullet-indicator-gets-android.html|Pushbullet Indicator Gets Android Notification Mirroring Support, Other Changes]]\\ Pushbullet Indicator was updated recently with support for the latest Pushbullet API changes, which include OAuth support and notification mirroring from Android to your computer.   * [[http://​www.webupd8.org/​2014/​07/​pushbullet-indicator-gets-android.html|Pushbullet Indicator Gets Android Notification Mirroring Support, Other Changes]]\\ Pushbullet Indicator was updated recently with support for the latest Pushbullet API changes, which include OAuth support and notification mirroring from Android to your computer.
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