Handy tool for Ubuntu and derivatives

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For those that use 3rd party programs on ubuntu /Mint this is a neat terminal tool that can make the job of installing
programs like chrome and other programs not normally in the Ubuntu/ Mint repository easier.
deb-get
Here's a list of what's available:
Code:
[email protected]:~$ sudo deb-get list
[sudo] password for kc1di:         
1password
antimicrox
atom
balena-etcher-electron
bat
beersmith3
bitwarden
brave-browser
code
codium
deb-get                         [ installed ]
discord
docker-ce
docker-desktop
dropbox
duf
element-desktop
enpass
exodus
fd
figma-linux
firefox-esr
franz
git-delta
github-desktop
gitkraken
gitter
google-chrome-stable
google-earth-pro-stable
grype
heroic
insomnia
insync
irccloud-desktop
jabref
jami
jellyfin
keybase
keypassxc
lsd
ludo
mailspring
mattermost-desktop
micro
microsoft-edge-stable
nextcloud-desktop
obsidian
ocenaudio
onlyoffice-desktopeditors
opera-stable                    [ installed ]
pandoc
plexmediaserver
powershell
quickemu
quickgui
rambox
rclone
rpi-imager
rstudio
signal-desktop
simplenote
skypeforlinux
slack-desktop
spotify-client
sublime-merge
sublime-text
syft
syncthing
teams
teamviewer
tixati
trivy
ubuntu-make
vivaldi-stable                  [ installed ]
wavebox
webex
weechat
wire-desktop
zenith
zoom
 


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Hmm... I didn't dig all that deep. I can't tell if it also adds the appropriate repositories so that the software is updated along with the rest of the system with apt-update and apt-upgrade. Other than that, it looks like fun. There used to be a kinda-sorta maybe-a-bit-similar application for Windows. After you installed Windows, you could install an application where you could pick from a bunch of popular software and have that software automatically installed for you.
 
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Hmm... I didn't dig all that deep. I can't tell if it also adds the appropriate repositories so that the software is updated along with the rest of the system with apt-update and apt-upgrade. Other than that, it looks like fun. There used to be a kinda-sorta maybe-a-bit-similar application for Windows. After you installed Windows, you could install an application where you could pick from a bunch of popular software and have that software automatically installed for you.
I can not say for all of them but vivaldi and opera get a ppa install so they are kept updated. Seems to work well.
 
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Depends on the app. Take look at the Legend at the bottom of the github page:
The icons above denote how deb-get installs/updates the packages.
  • apt repository
  • GitHub releases
  • Launchpad PPA
  • Website
 

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vivaldi and opera

I should probably switch to those for a while, just to have something different.

I used to use Opera back when you had to pay for it, and I was one of the first people to try Vivaldi (from one of the OG Opera people).

Opera used to be a major force of innovation, with many firsts in the industry. As I recall, they were the first to support CSS - and the first major browser to support tabs. As memory serves, they're also responsible for the <blink> tag. It's unofficial but now supported by everyone, and you can blame Opera for that.

My memory could be a bit fuzzy, as this was a long, long time ago.

Take look at the Legend at the bottom of the github page:

Good catch, thanks!
 
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I should probably switch to those for a while, just to have something different.

I used to use Opera back when you had to pay for it, and I was one of the first people to try Vivaldi (from one of the OG Opera people).

Opera used to be a major force of innovation, with many firsts in the industry. As I recall, they were the first to support CSS - and the first major browser to support tabs. As memory serves, they're also responsible for the <blink> tag. It's unofficial but now supported by everyone, and you can blame Opera for that.

My memory could be a bit fuzzy, as this was a long, long time ago.



Good catch, thanks!
I often install Opera but don't use it much anymore since it was sold to a Chinese firm. It's not as innovative as it once was I mostly use Vivaldi these days just fits my style of browsing. Vivaldi is constantly developed.
In any event @craigevil beat me to the comments. :) enjoy!
Happy Cinco de Mayo ;)
 

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Happy Cinco de Mayo

Good timing! I just started a thread pointing out that today is the fifth of May.

It's way too early in the day for me to start drinking. Well, I mean, at my age it's inappropriate to day-drink.
 

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yes @KGIII until its wine'o clock

The missus is out with a friend and they're supposed to bring me back some XX (Dos Equis) beer. They're currently shopping, so I don't expect them to be back all that soon. When they return, I'll probably start with a beer. Or should I say, 'cerveza'?
 

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lets hope the beer is better than their website ; at 4.8% could take a few before affect is felt
 

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I don't think they have their own site?

I did find this:


I'm pretty sure they don't have all of those in stock, and you'd have to order some of them. (The owner, John - and not Ron - will order anything you'd like - including kegs.)

Or do you mean the Dos Equis website? I've never been there. The beer's pretty average tasting. Well, maybe a bit above average for mass produced beers.
 

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It looks like what it is, a slightly dated WordPress site. It kinda looks on an almost-clone of one of the recent WP default themes - maybe twentytwenty as memory serves. I found the theme entirely unsuitable for anything I aim to do (largely data-dense text). So, I use an older theme but customize it a bit. I'd customize it some more, but my CSS skills are pretty much non-existent.

And, yeah, it's a WordPress site. I checked! You can tell because of the plugins they're using - like "WPforms" and Yaost (SEO). They leave markers in the source.
 
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