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   * sun-java6-jdk:​ Install the Sun JDK 6.0 without using their crappy installer   * sun-java6-jdk:​ Install the Sun JDK 6.0 without using their crappy installer
   * celestia: Fly around an accurate 3D simulation of the universe as we know it.   * celestia: Fly around an accurate 3D simulation of the universe as we know it.
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 ==== For special purposes ==== ==== For special purposes ====
-If you want KDE: +=== KDE === 
-  * kubuntu-desktop (so we can support ​KDE as well as GNOME)+  * kubuntu-desktop: turns Ubuntu into hybrid Ubuntu+Kubuntu ​(installs ​KDE and friends) 
 +To make KDE your windowing system, choose "​Options | Sessions | KDE" from the login screen, and "Make Default"​ when prompted.
  
-If you use NIS (also known as YP) for authentication:​+=== NIS (also known as YP) ===
   * nis   * nis
 To set up NIS: To set up NIS:
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   - Some versions of Ubuntu (including 6.06.1 LTS) aren't configured to use NIS out-of-box. ​ Modify ''/​etc/​nsswitch.conf''​ so that the "​passwd",​ "​group",​ and "​shadow"​ lines have the word "​nis"​ at the end of the line.  For example: "''​passwd:​ compat''"​ becomes "''​passwd:​ compat nis''"​.   - Some versions of Ubuntu (including 6.06.1 LTS) aren't configured to use NIS out-of-box. ​ Modify ''/​etc/​nsswitch.conf''​ so that the "​passwd",​ "​group",​ and "​shadow"​ lines have the word "​nis"​ at the end of the line.  For example: "''​passwd:​ compat''"​ becomes "''​passwd:​ compat nis''"​.
  
-For NFS:+=== NFS client ===
   * nfs-common (if not already installed - without it, NFS will work, but with long timeouts due to locks not working)   * nfs-common (if not already installed - without it, NFS will work, but with long timeouts due to locks not working)
 To set up a boot-time mount: To set up a boot-time mount:
-    * ''​# mkdir /mymount''​ +  ​# mkdir /mymount 
-    * ''​# TextEditorOfYourChoice /etc/fstab'' ​      ​and insert the following line: +  # TextEditorOfYourChoice /​etc/​fstab ​      (insert the following line) 
-      ​* ''​nfs-server.site.com:/​remotemount ​       /​mymount ​   nfs     ​defaults ​       0 0''​ +      nfs-server.site.com:/​remotemount ​  ​/​mymount ​   nfs     ​defaults ​       0 0 
-    * ''​# mount /mymount''​ +  # mount /mymount 
-    * ''​# ls /mymount'' ​    ​(verify that the content is present)+  # ls /mymount
  
-For FORTRAN:+=== FORTRAN ​===
   * g77: The Fortran-77 compiler based on gcc 3   * g77: The Fortran-77 compiler based on gcc 3
   * gfortran: The Fortran-95 compiler based on gcc 4   * gfortran: The Fortran-95 compiler based on gcc 4
  
-For latex editing:+=== Latex editing ​===
   * kile: A latex code editor   * kile: A latex code editor
   * lyx: A latex WYSIWYG editor   * lyx: A latex WYSIWYG editor
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