Debian: Jessie Workstation Build

Debian: Jessie Workstation Build

A Quick guide on how I build my workstation environment using Debian Linux. Firstly I always use minimal installation the reason for this is to make the installation of Debian as small as possible and add applications and packages as I need them.

Selected Utilities in Debian Installer


Update Your Debian Installation

apt-get update -y && apt-get upgrade -y

Install Open VM Tools (Optional)

apt-get install -y open-vm-tools

Install SSH Client

apt-get install -y ssh

Install X Windows

apt-get install -y <code>apt-get install xserver-xorg xinit<strong>

Install Cinnamon

apt-get install -y cinnamon <code>lightdm

Install Gnome Terminal

apt-get install -y gnome-terminal

Install LibreOffice

apt-get install -y libreoffice

Install Chrome

dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

Install Clementine

add-apt-repository ppa:me-davidsansome/clementine
apt-get update
apt-get install clementine