My software of choice for Ubuntu workstations.

General

Software Install Notes Description
Terminator sudo apt install terminator Multi-window capable terminal application. Official Doco
NoMachine https://www.nomachine.com/ GUI remote control, for when ssh just wont do.
Curl sudo apt install curl cli web client
Git sudo apt install git Version control
Net-utils sudo apt install net-utils Network utilities.
1Password X Firefox Plug-in Password manager
VLC Via SNAP Media player
Calibre sudo apt install calibre E-Books
Okular sudo apy install okular PDF Viewer
Chromium sudo apt install chromium-browser Web browser
Firefox sudo apt install firefox Web browser
Gnome Panel sudo apt install gnome-panel Use for editing desktop items, gnome-desktop-item-edit
AcetoneISO sudo apt install acetoneiso ISO image manipulation.
Ghost Desktop https://ghost.org/downloads/ Desktop client for ghost blogs
mkusb https://help.ubuntu.com/community/mkusb Bootable USB creator
VirtualBox sudo apt install virtualbox-5.2 Virtualisation software. Version number subject to change
SimpleNote sudo apt install simplenote The name says it all really.
Signal Desktop https://signal.org/download/ A better version of WhatsApp
Nemo sudo apt install nemo File manager
Etcher https://github.com/balena-io/etcher OS image flasher for SD card or USB drive.
gThumb Image Viwer Ubuntu Software App Image viewer / Organiser.

Security

Software Install Notes Description
Wireshark Sudo apt install wireshark wireshark-docs Network packet capture
BurpSuite https://portswigger.net/ Web vulnerability scanner
OWASP ZAP https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Zed_Attack_Proxy_Project Web vulnerability scanner
NMap sudo apt install nmap Network scanner
TestSSL Script git clone --depth 1 https://github.com/drwetter/testssl.sh.git Script to check SSL config
OpenFortiGUI https://hadler.me/linux/openfortigui/ Fortigate VPN Client

Development

Software Install Notes Description
VSCode https://code.visualstudio.com/docs/setup/linux Text files, scripts, MarkDown, etc.
VSCode Plugins https://github.com/beautify-web/js-beautify Beautify css/sass/less
https://github.com/yzane/vscode-markdown-pdf Convert markdown to PDF
https://github.com/neilsustc/vscode-markdown Markdown support
Nodejs sudo apt install nodejs Javascript runtime environment
Less npm install less -g Compile .less to .css using cli
Ruby sudo apt install ruby-full rubygems Required for sass install below
sass sudo gem install sass Compile .sass to .css using cli
PyCharm sudo snap install pycharm-community --classic Python IDE