Quick linux switchover notes (just in case)

PC:
– AMD Phenom II X4 940
– MB:MSI KA780G (MS-7551)
– NVIDIA GTX 260
– 4GB RAM DDR2-1066 G.Skill
– Creative x-FI XtremeGamer
– Logitech G15 KB
– Logitech G500 Mouse
– Ciniq12WX
– HueyPro color calibrator
install->drivers[sound->first thing,video->dual-monitors;Huey->eventually;etc]->software[drawing->artrage;corel;cs5,games->steam;SL;etc]

Dist:
0. openSUSE

1. http://www.linuxmint.com/

2. http://www.slackware.com/
3. http://www.opensuse.org/en/

4. Debian
– http://pclinuxos2007.blogspot.com/2010/05/debian-backports-is-better-than-latest.html (if necessary)
– http://www.debiantutorials.org/
– http://www.soddengecko.com/tech/linux-unix/2010/how-to-move-ubuntu-home-folder-to-another-drive

Debian blew up in my face

Chroot Jail:
– http://www.debian-administration.org/article/Installing_apps_in_a_32-bit_chroot_in_AMD64_Debian_system
– http://www.debian-administration.org/articles/583

Games:
Aside from WINE itself:
– http://www.linux-gamers.net/
– http://www.playonlinux.com/en/
– http://developer.valvesoftware.com/wiki/Steam_under_Linux
– http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=valve_steam_announcement&num=1
– http://www.codeweavers.com/products/
– http://www.transgaming.com/ (probably sucks)
– http://www.linux-gamers.net/modules/wiwimod/index.php?page=HOWTO+lomoco

Media:
– http://amarok.kde.org/
– http://www.getmiro.com/
– http://www.rockbox.org/

Sound:
Creative X-fi xtreme gamer
– http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=320624
– http://www.4front-tech.com/linux.html
– http://connect.creativelabs.com/default.aspx
Voice:
– Skype – http://www.skype.com/intl/en-us/get-skype/
– Mumble – http://mumble.sourceforge.net/

Programming:
– Ruby/Railz IDE -> http://netbeans.org/
– Others: http://linuxmafia.com/faq/Devtools/ides.html

Video:
– Nvidia -> http://www.nvidia.com/object/unix.html

Keyboard:
– Logitech G15 – http://www.g15tools.com/

Mouse:
– Logitech G500 – http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=546346 ?
– http://www.lomoco.org/

VMachine:
– http://www.virtualbox.org/

Voice Recorder:
– Just vbox it

Cintiq12WX:
– http://www.wacom.com/productsupport/linux.cfm -> http://linuxwacom.sourceforge.net/

iTunes:
– Backup Music

Fonts:
– Windows Copypasta

Drawing[WINE]:
– Install ArtRage 3
– Install Corel Painter 11
– CS5

Info:
– http://www.linuxhq.com

Drivers:
– http://www.linuxhq.com/lkprogram.html

SecondLife:
– http://modularsystems.sl/ – Emerald
Emerald Source -> https://code.google.com/p/emeraldviewer/source/browse/ [mercurial]
-> http://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/Compiling_the_viewer_(Linux) –
– http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-second-life-1.html
– http://www.adamascarter.com/extras/sl_voice_linux.html
– http://jira.secondlife.com/browse/VWR-18644
– http://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/Voice/Linux_Sound_Settings

BUILD_DIR/indra/llcommon/llversionviewer.h -> change version of viewer (LL_VERSION_BUILD)
BUILD_DIR/indra/newview/llhudeffectlookat.cpp
http://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/Channel_and_Version_Requirements

HW Color Calibrator:
– Huey [Pro] -> http://www.argyllcms.com/ – linux drivers
– http://www.google.com/search?client=opera&rls=en&q=xinerama&sourceid=opera&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8
– http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=221174
– http://sourceforge.net/projects/xinerama/

IM Software:
– http://pidgin.im (sigh)
– http://www.gajim.org/index.php?lang=en

Logs:
– Save
Ruby Scripts:
– Save
Perl Scripts:
– Save
My Documents:
– Save

IRC:
Xchat 2 -> http://www.silverex.org/news/
Xchat Original – http://xchat.org/

Good:
Synchronization -> http://www.dropbox.com/
Interesting:
– http://wakoopa.com/ – Traces software use via process observation
– http://last.fm

Virtual Drives:
– http://forum.daemon-tools.cc/f16/linux-5584/ (Loopback FS)
– http://cdemu.sourceforge.net -> Potentially a little easier