Authors: Medhamsh V. firstname.lastname@example.org (Mail suggestions, typos please)
Install the following packages. Remove a couple of them. Update and upgrade. Basically you will be learning to use Synaptic and Apt!
eclipse anjuta apache mysql php python gimp ssh-server git inkscape kdenlive blender audacity build-essentials live-helper make gcc vi xchat
By the end of the workshop we might be using some/all of the above installed packages.
You can read a lot about all these in the Internet
To browse Internet you need to set the proxy variable in the browser(firefox/iceweasel)
Goto: Edit, Preferences, Advanced, Network, Settings, Manual Proxy Configuration
Ask the volunteer for the relevant info on the proxy ip address and port numbers.