Crouton project page is at https://github.com/dnschneid/crouton
Download from https://goo.gl/fd3zc
Then set up a chroot by opening a terminal, typing shell and then running:
$ sudo sh ~/Downloads/crouton -t unity-desktop -r trusty -n trusty-unity-desktop
Then the environment can be logged into by running:
$ sudo startunity
Set up steps
Install extra browsers
First of all install the packages via the Software Centre.
Adobe Flash Plugin
To get Flash player to work for Chromium install:
# apt-get install pepperflashplugin-nonfree
To get the Flash Player to work for Firefox needed to install Adobe Flash Plugin.
Set up keyboard
In the system tray select ‘Text Entry settings…’ to change to UK English keyboard.
Set up Netbeans
Netbeans needs the Java SDK.
# apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk
Then download the installer, make it executable and run it.
Install extra packages
These packages are useful for development:
# apt-get install mercurial emacs
Set up printers
Follow the instructions at:
Then run the ‘Printers’ app under ubuntu – and under ‘Find printers’ put in the printer’s IP address as the browsing does not seem to work as it seems to rely on Samba.