My KUBUNTU Apps – Install Commands

By October 16, 2017Start, Technology

I put this helpful guide together for my sons 9th grade computer tech friends using Kubuntu 17.04.

First open this link in Firefox in Kubuntu or Ubuntu. Then find the terminal in the start menu called Konsole. You guys can copy these commands and enter them there:

Install Google Chrome
Add the key
wget -q -O - | sudo apt-key add -

Setup the repository

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb [arch=amd64] stable main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list'

Update repo and install Chrome

sudo apt update && sudo apt install google-chrome-stable

Press Y on the keyboard to continue

Install VLC Media Player for Linux

sudo apt-get update


sudo apt-get install vlc

Press Y on the keyboard to continue

Installs the FireFox and Chrome Browser extention to play videos

sudo apt-get install vlc browser-plugin-vlc

Ppress Y on the keyboard to continue

Install ClamAV Linux Antivirus
ClamAV can be found for Ubuntu in the apt repository. Run this command to install ClamAV:

apt-get install clamav

If you need clamd, you may also want to run:

apt-get install clamav-daemon

If you require support for scanning compressed RAR files you first need to enable the non-free archive, and then you can install the RAR-plugin using:

apt-get install libclamunrar6

Install Sublime Text3
Open a terminal window and add the key:

wget -qO - | sudo apt-key add -

Then add the apt repository via command:

echo "deb apt/stable/" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/sublime-text.list

sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install sublime-text

Install Steam – Gaming

Run these two commands:

sudo add-apt-repository multiverse sudo apt update && sudo apt install steam

Important: type UPPERCASE Y then enter. It should continue and give you a progress bar.

OPTIONAL – Install open VM tools so you can share files and copy & paste between host and guest OS’s

sudo apt-get install open-vm-tools

Press Y on the keyboard to continue


Install Thunderbird Email Client

sudo apt-get install thunderbird

Install Darktable – Photo Management App

sudo apt-get install darktable

Install Atom – Text/Code Editor

Add PPA – Open terminal and run the command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/atom

Type in password when it prompts and hit Enter, then:

sudo apt update; sudo apt install atom

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:audacity-team/daily sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install audacity

Install Ardour Music Production – 64bit

cd /tmp wget -O ardour_2.8.16-0_amd64.deb sudo dpkg -i --force-depends ardour_2.8.16-0_amd64.deb sudo apt-get -f install

Install LMMS Music Production Studio 32/64bit

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:irie/lmms sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install lmms

Last but not least, there are a ton of software titles available from the “Ubuntu App Store”. It’s not a store really, it’s just the /Ubuntu Linux version of the Apple or Microsoft App store. You can pretty much one click install all the Apps here and everything is FREE!.

Some fun apps to install and try are GIMP, InkScape, Scribus and Krita.