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My Setup

Install Packages

apt install vim curl wget tor torsocks torbrowser-launcher vokoscreen-ng wireshark filezilla thunderbird keepassxy ssh openvpn network-manager-openvpn-gnome kolourpaint zsh tmux screen rsync rclone bridge-utils virt-manager qbittorrent aria2 kleopatra rclone-browser remmina-common flatpak gnome-software gnome-software-plugin-flatpak qtox spotify-client nmapsi4 virtualbox virtualbox-guest-additions-iso virtualbox-ext-pack neofetch weechat hexchat newsboat ranger htop ncmpcpp mpd mpv mpc mdadm sshfs

switch shell to ZSH

chsh -s /usr/bin/zsh

switch screen Shell

chsh -s /usr/bin/zsh

switch tmux shell

chsh -s /usr/bin/zsh

Install Brave Browser

sudo apt install apt-transport-https curl

sudo curl -fsSLo /usr/share/keyrings/brave-browser-archive-keyring.gpg

echo "deb [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/brave-browser-archive-keyring.gpg arch=amd64] stable main"|sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/brave-browser-release.list

sudo apt update

sudo apt install brave-browser

Restore Backups

rsync -av --progress user@backupbox:/path-to-backup ~/

Create a Linux Bridge

add the following to /etc/network/interfaces

auto enp4s0

iface enp4s0 inet dhcp

add the following to /etc/network/interfaces.d/br0

# static ip config file for br0 ##
auto br0
iface br0 inet static
        # If the resolvconf package is installed, you should not edit 
        # the resolv.conf configuration file manually. Set name server here
        # If you have muliple interfaces such as eth0 and eth1
        # bridge_ports eth0 eth1  
        bridge_ports enp4s0
        bridge_stp off       # disable Spanning Tree Protocol
        bridge_waitport 0    # no delay before a port becomes available
        bridge_fd 0          # no forwarding delay

Install flatpak

sudo flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub

Remember to log in an out - profit!

Install flatpak packages

flatpak install anydesk signal simplenote

Configure ncmpcpp + mpd

sudo vim /etc/mpd.conf

music_directory /home/user/Music/files
playlist_directory /home/user/Music/playlists
db_file /home/user/Music/tag_cache
state_file /home/anon/Music/state
sticker_file /home/anon/Music/sticker.sql
user user

audio_output {
        type            "alsa"
        name            "Alsa for audio sound card"
        mixer_type      "software"      # optional

audio_output {
    type                    "fifo"
    name                    "my_fifo"
    path                    "/tmp/mpd.fifo"
    format                  "44100:16:2"

systemctl --user enable --now mpd