Thinkpad T500 - lenniedevo - take 2

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First stage with Debian Jessie netinst CD

  • eth0 Intel Corporation 82567LM Gigabit Network Connection
  • wwan0: Unknown interface

Hostname: lenniedevo

Domain name: coot.local

Software selection
        [*] print server
        [*] SSH server
        [*] standard system utilities

Get video and wireless firmware

Add contrib,non-free to /etc/apt/sources.list
        apt-get update
        apt-get dist-upgrade
        apt-get autoclean
        apt-get autoremove
        apt-get install firmware-linux-nonfree
apt-get install firmware-iwlwifi

i3 autobuild dev package
        echo 'deb sid main' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/i3-autobuild.list
        apt-get update
        apt-get --allow-unauthenticated install i3-autobuild-keyring
        apt-get update
X environment
        apt-get install i3 lightdm

vim tmux git sudo

vim tmux git sudo
        apt-get install vim-gtk tmux git gitk sudo
        adduser craig sudo

dotfiles and zsh

apt-get install zsh
        chsh -s /usr/bin/zsh
        Add public key at github
clone dotfiles
        cd ~
        git clone
        cd dotfiles
        git checkout craig
        git submodule update --init
        bin/dfm install
        vim - then :BundleInstall
apt-get install rxvt-unicode-256color terminator

st - Suckless simple terminal

Get needed packages
        apt-get install build-essential checkinstall libtool automake uuid-dev
        apt-get install xorg-dev
        apt-get install fonts-inconsolata
Compile and install st
        mkdir /opt/suckless
        chmod 777 /opt/suckless
        cd /opt/suckless
        git clone
        cd st
        git checkout craig
        checkconfig make install

wicd wireless

wicd wireless
        apt-get install wicd wicd-curses wicd-gtk
        adduser yourusername netdev

thunar and other gui programs

thunar and other gui programs
        apt-get install thunar iceweasel icedove gedit
        apt-get install scrot shutter libnet-dbus-glib-perl

office and drawing programs

office programs
        apt-get install libreoffice abiword lyx
        apt-get install inkscape
        apt-get install xfig
        apt-get install gimp

Audio, music player

Audio, music player
        apt-get install moc alsa-utils moc-ffmpeg-plugin


Windows network tools

Windows network tools
        apt-get install remmina cifs-utils winbind pptp-linux 

secret dotfiles

secret dotfiles

ruby rbenv for craig

ruby rbenv for craig
        apt-get install autoconf bison build-essential libssl-dev libyaml-dev libreadline6-dev zlib1g-dev libncurses5-dev libffi-dev libgdbm3 libgdbm-dev
          ... After install rbenv and ruby-build
        rbenv install 2.2.0
        rbenv global 2.2.0

Sound setup

alsamixer and mocp work fine.

ncurses alsamixer is the way to go

select channels p n or left/right arrows

m mute/unmute selected channel

volume on selected channel + - or up/down arrows