Objective

The objective is to install Node.js the cross-platform JavaScript runtime environment on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus Linux

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required.

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

  • # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
  • $ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

Instructions

There are multiple ways on how to install Node.js on your Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus Linux server. The below steps will show you how to install Node.js using a standard Ubuntu repository, PPA repository, Node.js native setup script and by use of Node Version Manager. The easiest installation is by using standard Ubuntu repository, however it yields lower Node.js version. If you need a bleeding-edge Node.js version you better opt for an automatic installation using the Node.js native setup script.

node.js installation from Ubuntu Repository

Installation of Node.js using Ubuntu's standard repository cannot be simpler:
$ sudo apt-get install nodejs

Objective

The objective is to perform an installation of the Android Studio on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus Linux

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required.

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

  • # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
  • $ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

Instructions

Download Android Studio

The first step is to use web browser and navigate to https://developer.android.com/studio/ to download Android Studio IDE for Linux. Save the zipped bundle file locally into eg. Downloads directory.

ubuntu 16.04 Xenial download android studio

Install Prerequisites

Android Studio requires few prerequisites before it can be installed. Run the following linux command to fulfill this requirement:
$ sudo apt-get install libc6:i386 libncurses5:i386 libstdc++6:i386 lib32z1 libbz2-1.0:i386

Objective

The objective is to install TeamViewer the remote control and desktop sharing software on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus Linux

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required.

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

  • # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
  • $ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

Instructions

Prerequisites

We will be using gdebi command to install TeamViewer as it allows us to automatically download all required TeamViewer dependencies. If you have not done so yet install gdebi package:
$ sudo apt-get install gdebi

TeamViewer download

At the time of writing only multi-arch TeamViewer package is available. Use your browser to download Ubuntu version of TeamViewer or execute the below wget command, while updating the below URL is necessary:
$ wget https://downloadus2.teamviewer.com/download/version_12x/teamviewer_12.0.71510_i386.deb

Objective

The objective is to install Google Chrome browser on on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus Linux.

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus Linux Desktop

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

  • # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
  • $ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

Instructions

Install gdebi

The easiest way to install external *.deb packages such as google chrome, is by use of gdebi tool. gdebi will automatically fetch and install all chrome's dependencies. If you have not done so yet, install gdebi now:
$ sudo apt-get install gdebi

Intro

Many people rely on proprietary chat solutions like Skype, but those solutions pose serious concerns for both privacy and security. Additionally, development of the Skype Linux client has been unpredictable at best, even stalling for a number of years, only to resume just recently.
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