Top-10 things to do after installing openSUSE Leap 42.1 to make as user friendly

7) Install other softwares

Below punch of other software Apps which is not available from openSUSE & Packman repository.

Install Skype

#  Download latest Skype rpm file  #
$ sudo wget http://download.skype.com/linux/skype-4.3.0.37-suse.i586.rpm

#  Install Skype, This will install dependencies also #
$ sudo zypper install skype-4.3.0.37-suse.i586.rpm

Install Viber

$ sudo wget http://download.cdn.viber.com/desktop/Linux/viber.rpm
$ sudo zypper in viber.rpm

Install Telegram

# wget https://updates.tdesktop.com/tlinux/tsetup.0.9.15.tar.xz
# tar xf tsetup.0.9.13.tar.xz
# cd telegram
# ./Telegram

Install Thunderbird

$ sudo wget https://download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/thunderbird/releases/38.5.0/linux-x86_64/en-US/thunderbird-38.5.0.tar.bz2
$ tar -xjvf thunderbird-38.5.0.tar.bz2
$ sudo rm -rf /opt/thunderbird/*
$ sudo mv thunderbird /opt/thunderbird/
$ sudo ln -s /opt/thunderbird/thunderbird /usr/bin/thunderbird

8) Install other Desktop Environments

Initially you had installed a different desktop environment (In my case i have installed GNOME) and want to install other desktop environment such as cinnamon, kde, xfce, lxde or mate try the below commands.

# Install KDE Desktop #
$ sudo zypper install -t pattern kde4 kde4_basis

# Install Cinnamon Desktop #
$ sudo zypper ar -r http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/X11:/Cinnamon:/Current/openSUSE_Leap_42.1/X11:Cinnamon:Current.repo
$ sudo zypper ref
$ sudo zypper in -t pattern cinnamon

# Install MATE desktop #
$ sudo zypper ar -r http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/X11:/MATE:/Current/openSUSE_Leap_42.1/X11:MATE:Current.repo
$ sudo zypper ref
$ sudo zypper in mate-desktop

# Install XFCE desktop #
$ sudo zypper install patterns-openSUSE-xfce

# Install LXDE desktop #
$ sudo zypper install patterns-openSUSE-lxde

# Install Enlightenment desktop #
$ sudo zypper install patterns-openSUSE-e17

9) Set Up Your Online Accounts

You can integrate all the online accounts into openSUSE system to access easier such as (Facebook, twitter, flickr, google & yahoo). You can do by navigating GNOME Settings –> Online Accounts.
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10) Install Java

JAVA is mandatory to perform/run certain program on Linux Box. We can install it by simply running below commands.

$ sudo zypper in java-1_8_0-openjdk

Now, you will feel, your openSUSE box become user friendly. What you are thinking ? Share your valuable commands in our comment section to improve our website quality…Stay tune with 2daygeek for latest LINUX GEEKS..)

Magesh Maruthamuthu

Love to play with all Linux distribution

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