My Kubuntu 15.04 setup

Basic setup

echo 'apt update; apt dist-upgrade' > /root/up && chmod 700 /root/up
apt -y install openssh-server vim subversion git mysql-server
apt -y install gedit mysql-workbench
apt -y install python-mysqldb python-pip python-yaml
pip install python-redmine
apt -y install vlc wkhtmltopdf rdiff-backup evince keepassx
ln -sfn /usr/bin/wkhtmltopdf /usr/bin/wkhtmltopdf2 # alias for when more than one version is in use

Other software

Set up HP printers

apt-get -y install hplip hplip-gui
hp-setup

Reign in baloo

vi ~/.config/baloofilerc
[General]
only basic indexing=true
  • then log out and back in again