My preferred Ubuntu packages

Categoria games

apt-get install wesnoth openarena freeciv freeorion 0ad scorch3d warzone2100

Categoria internet

apt-get install gufw curl youtube-dl dwb w3m wget offlineimap irssi

Categoria security

apt-get install gufw

Categoria privacy

apt-get install gufw encfs

Categoria development

apt-get install git emacs vim vim-gtk android arduino exuberant-ctags openjdk-7-jre openjdk-7-jdk nodejs netbeans clojure1.4 sbcl

Categoria editor

apt-get install emacs vim vim-gtk

Categoria virtualization

apt-get install virtualbox

Categoria desktop

apt-get install clipit

Categoria science

apt-get install celestia stellarium

Categoria education

apt-get install celestia stellarium

Categoria system

apt-get install zsh tmux

Categoria file management

apt-get install ranger

Categoria multimedia

apt-get install youtube-dl xubuntu-restricted-extras pasystray mpd ncmpcpp cdparanoia asunder

Categoria mail

apt-get install offlineimap

Categoria window manager

apt-get install awesome i3 stumpwm

Categoria graphics

apt-get install pinta gthumb feh gimp

Categoria comunication

apt-get install irssi

Tutti i pacchetti

apt-get install wesnoth openarena freeciv freeorion 0ad scorch3d warzone2100 gufw encfs git emacs vim vim-gtk android arduino virtualbox exuberant-ctags openjdk-7-jre openjdk-7-jdk nodejs clipit netbeans clojure1.4 sbcl celestia stellarium zsh tmux ranger curl youtube-dl dwb w3m wget offlineimap awesome i3 stumpwm xubuntu-restricted-extras pasystray mpd ncmpcpp cdparanoia asunder pinta gthumb feh gimp irssi

Install lastest version or non-packaged applications

Install latest I3 version

If you are using Debian (Debian-derived systems might work, too) or Ubuntu and want the latest versions of i3, you should use repository provided by sur5r

Stable release

echo "deb http://debian.sur5r.net/i3/ $(lsb_release -c -s) universe" >> /etc/apt/sources.list
apt-get update
apt-get --allow-unauthenticated install sur5r-keyring
apt-get update
apt-get install i3

Development release

echo 'deb http://dl.bintray.com/i3/i3-autobuild-ubuntu wily main' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/i3-autobuild.list
apt-get update
apt-get --allow-unauthenticated install i3-autobuild-keyring
apt-get update
apt-get install i3

Awesome 3.5

While Ubuntu repositories contain Awesome 3.4.x, you can get the last features and fixes by installing v3.5.5 from an unofficial PPA.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:klaus-vormweg/awesome

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install awesome

Atom IDE

A hackable text editor for the 21st Century, developed by Github.com

wget https://github.com/atom/atom/releases/download/v1.7.3/atom-amd64.deb
sudo dpkg -i atom-amd64.deb

Git 1.9.4

The Latest version of GIT is 1.9.4 which is a stable version and it is released on 30th May 2014

Installation steps

Step 1: Add the Official PPA provided by GIT

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:git-core/ppa

Step 2: Update the Repository

sudo apt-get update

Step 3: Install GIT 1.9.4

sudo apt-get install git

youtube-dl

sudo curl https://yt-dl.org/latest/youtube-dl -o /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl
sudo chmod a+rx /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl

Ruby setup

apt-get install curl
gpg --keyserver hkp://keys.gnupg.net --recv-keys 409B6B1796C275462A1703113804BB82D39DC0E3
curl -sSL https://get.rvm.io | bash -s stable
# Should restart terminal to reload ~/.profile or ~/.bashrc
rvm install 2.2