Upgrade of KRUU workstations to 14.04.1


In the process of upgrading all the KRUU workstations to 14.04.1, wanted to list some notes, configs, packages:

Install sources:

  • Front computers: http://releases.ubuntu.com/14.04.1/ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso
  • Studio computers: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntustudio/releases/trusty/release/ubuntustudio-14.04.1-dvd-amd64.iso

Config notes:

Selected partner respositories in software sources

  • sudo software-properties-gtk

Packages to add (front computers):

  • sudo apt-get install skype audacity cifs-utils

Configuration to system:

File browser, edit -> preferences

  • Display: Navigate folders in tree (check)
  • Preview: selecte "Never" for both count and thumbnails

Copy FSTAB entries for vault and archive:

  • # Samba vault mount. NFS is currently broken 2014-11-14. CF
  • //    /vault    cifs    rw,auto,guest    0    0
  • //    /archive    cifs    ro,auto,guest    0    0

For ubuntu studio:

on Install select: audio & audio-plugins, everything else de-selected