Debian Jessie | A very small post install guide [updated on 10.06.2015]

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First things first: you’ll need to update you’re software sources. Feel free to copy mine, for the time being. Don’t forget to update the mirrors as close to your location as you can.

Also pay attention that, this tutorial is focused on Gnome Desktop Environment. Some things may not be applicable to other DE.

Now, let’s begin…

Flas, some fonts and & git

$ sudo apt-get install gsfonts gsfonts-x11 flashplugin-nonfree \
icedtea-7-plugin git git-core

TrueType Fonts

$ sudo apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer

Extra suppport for compressing and decompressing files

filz

$ sudo apt-get install unace rar unrar zip p7zip \
p7zip-rar sharutils uudeview arj

Multimedia

$ sudo apt-get install libbluray-bdj gstreamer1.0-fluendo-mp3 gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad \
gstreamer1.0-plugins-ugly libmp4v2-2 vlc

Now note, that and libdvdcss2 are only present on http://www.deb-multimedia.org repository.

Add this line to your souce.list file…

deb http://www.deb-multimedia.org jessie main non-free

…and install the packages

$ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install libdvdcss2

You’ll get a warning if you want to install it from untrusted sources, just say yes. After that just remove the above mentioned line from your repos, or just add a # to the beggining of it, and update the sources again.

Internet stuff
Some p2p goodness and Chromium

Firstly, the p2p goodies and ftp support

$ sudo apt-get install filezilla

Then install Chromium

sudo apt-get install chromium pepperflashplugin-nonfree


IM Stuff

$ sudo apt-get install pidgin-data pidgin-themes xchat


Firewall

fire

A very nimble firewall is gufw, frontend for ufw. Simply install it by:

$ sudo apt-get install gufw

Now, check your state/settings…

$ sudo ufw status verbose

…and add some rules

$ sudo ufw deny 5353/udp && sudo ufw deny 5900/tcp && \
sudo ufw deny 22 && sudo ufw deny 25/tcp \
&& sudo ufw deny 135,139,445/tcp \
&& sudo ufw deny 137,138/udp && sudo ufw deny 110 && sudo ufw deny 2049 \
&& sudo ufw deny 143 && sudo ufw deny 21/tcp && sudo ufw deny ssh

If not enable at this point, please run

$ sudo ufw enable

Image Stuff (optional in my case)

GIMP extras

$ sudo apt-get install gimp-plugin-registry gimp-data-extras

After this just reboot your machine

$ sudo reboot
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Debian Jessie | A very small post install guide [updated on 10.06.2015]

2 thoughts on “Debian Jessie | A very small post install guide [updated on 10.06.2015]

    1. Glad i could help! (:
      thank you so much for droppig by. it’s been hard to get time to post. I’ll try to pay more attention to this.
      kudos

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