GMUAR -- Get Me Up And Running -- is a pure bash command-line utility program to install a host of common software on Ubuntu/Debian. This helps get software onto fresh Ubuntu installs fast.
I was inspired to create this by all the
sudo apt install commands I would have to get through just to get a new development machine up and running. Some software also wasn't easily installable via
apt and need the addition of repositories,
curling scripts etc.
This is my solution to all of that.
Simply clone the repository and run
The program runs through several categories of software to install:
- setup (e.g.
- utilities (e.g.
- desktop (e.g.
- customization (e.g
- development (e.g.
It has the ability to check via
PATH or even filename to determine whether a program has been installed (since not all programs are installed via
GMUAR can be extended by adding your own scripts to add your own desired software. Instructions are in the repository README
Check it out now!
Hi I'm Emmanuel! I write about Software and DevOps.