July 11, 2020

[Note] Misc Ubuntu Apps




# CHM viewer
sudo apt-get install xchm

# Paint program
sudo apt-get install pinta

# TypeScript
sudo apt-get install node-typescript

# Tomcat
sudo apt-get install tomcat9

# TclTk
sudo apt-get install tcl tk

# gthumb
SNAP or sudo apt-get install gthumb


# Video editing
OpenShot seems to be the simplest to use.  ShotCut seems to be in-between.  Both available in SNAP.

# Screen Recording
https://techwiser.com/best-screen-recorder-for-ubuntu/
https://www.ubuntupit.com/15-best-linux-screen-recorder-and-how-to-install-those-on-ubuntu/

I decided to try Vokoscreen, got it through SNAP.  Has good reviews.

# Command line internet speed testing
https://linuxhint.com/linux_internet_speed_test_apps/

$ wget -O speedtest-cli https://raw.githubusercontent.com/sivel/speedtest-cli/master/speedtest.py
$ chmod +x speedtest-cli
$ ./speedtest-cli --simple


# midnight commander shortcut keys
https://defkey.com/gnu-midnight-commander-shortcuts
  • ctrl-r : refresh panel
  • ctrl-x, c :  chmod dialog
  • ctrl+x, o : chown dialog
  • alt+? : search dialog
  • ctrl+x, a : VFS list
# screen shortcut keys, http://www.pixelbeat.org/lkdb/screen.html
KeyActionNotes
Ctrl+a cnew window
Ctrl+a nnext windowI bind F12 to this
Ctrl+a pprevious windowI bind F11 to this
Ctrl+a "select window from listI have window list in the status line
Ctrl+a Ctrl+aprevious window viewed



Ctrl+a Ssplit terminal horizontally into regionsCtrl+a c to create new window there
Ctrl+a |split terminal vertically into regionsRequires screen >= 4.1
Ctrl+a :resizeresize region
Ctrl+a :fitfit screen size to new terminal sizeCtrl+a F is the same. Do after resizing xterm
Ctrl+a :removeremove regionCtrl+a X is the same
Ctrl+a tabMove to next region



Ctrl+a ddetach screen from terminalStart screen with -r option to reattach
Ctrl+a Aset window title
Ctrl+a xlock sessionEnter user password to unlock
Ctrl+a [enter scrollback/copy modeEnter to start and end copy region. Ctrl+a ] to leave this mode
Ctrl+a ]paste bufferSupports pasting between windows
Ctrl+a >write paste buffer to fileuseful for copying between screens
Ctrl+a <read paste buffer from fileuseful for pasting between screens



Ctrl+a ?show key bindings/command namesNote unbound commands only in man page
Ctrl+a :goto screen command promptup shows last command entered



# switch caps and control
Install gnome-tweak-tool

$ sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool

Tweaks -> Keyboard & Mouse -> Keyboard section, click on "Additional Layout Options" button -> Ctrl Position -> Swap Ctrl and Caps Lock

# Gnome extensions
AlternateTab, Applications Menu, Bing Wallpaper Changer, CPU Power Manager, Directories/Folders First, Easy Docker Containers, Files Menu, Impatience, Lock Keys, Nothing to Say, OpenWeather, Printers, Refresh Wifi Connections, Screenshot Tool, Sound Input&Output Device Chooser, SysPeek-GS, TopIcons Plus, Tweaks in System Menu, VirtualBox applet, Volume Mixer, Workspace Indicator, Workspace Matrix


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