How to set up a new computer

Last Updated 2020-09-14.


Table of Contents

Conventions in this document
1. Desktop
Preparation
Minimum config to continue efficiently
Get software
Initial Configuration
Set up the home directory and download data
Emacs
Configure KDE System Settings
Firefox
Host-specific
Cleanup
TODO
2. Android
A. To generate this document
B. Fixes for common problems
C. Quiet down the login messages for an Ubuntu server
D. Configure a Kinesis Advantage

List of Tables

1.1. Keyboard shortcuts
D.1. Kinesis Keyboard remapping