Ubuntu 16.04 -based programs : installation log

Ubuntu 16.04 desktop

Anaconda Installation

Anaconda Python distribution 3.5

Anaconda Platform

Solving ttf-mscorefonts-installer not working on Ubuntu 16.04

wget http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian/pool/contrib/m/msttcorefonts/ttf-mscorefonts-installer_3.6_all.deb sudo dpkg -i ttf-mscorefonts-installer3.6all.deb sudo fc-cache -f -v


2017-01-12 I required to be able to connect via CLI (console) terminal to a windows share. Therefore I followed: How to Create a Network Share Via Samba Via CLI (Command-line interface/Linux Terminal) - Uncomplicated, Simple and Brief Way!

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install samba # to share
sudo apt-get install smbclient # to connect to other shares




sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntugis/ppa

then I followed the instrictions here Linux Debian/Ubuntu

Ater the sudo apt-get update do sudo apt-get build-dep qgis then sudo apt-get install qgis python-qgis qgis-plugin-grass

GRASS GIS installation


Installed version 7.0 stable

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntugis/ubuntugis-unstable

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install grass

Oracle JAVA installation


First, add Oracle’s PPA, then update your package repository.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java

sudo apt-get update


sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer

Managing JAVA

sudo update-alternatives --config java

Setting the JAVA_HOME Environment Variable

Check where JAVA is installed by: sudo update-alternatives --config java

Copy the path from your preferred installation and then open /etc/environment using nano