A new version of Mint may be desired. Here is a blueprint for the new installation.
After installing the virgin layer install the WaterFox web browser. Please follow this link to download and install WaterFox. Now you can remove the FireFox browse from your system. To do so issue the following command.
sudo apt-get remove firefox
Install the Oracle JDK on your system. The following link my be helpful in that endeavor.
Install the Eclipse installer. Follow this link to download and install the Eclipse Installer. I recommend creating an “Eclipse” folder in your home directory. That way all Eclipse related software is in one location.
Modify the system menu and add two new groups “AB Apps” and “AB Tools”. Tools such as compilers etc are located here. Any subsequent developed applications wold be invoked from the “AB Apps” group.
Next install Linux, Apache, MySQL and PhP (LAMP). Follow this link for details on how to accomplish this.
Install FireFTP in WaterFox. Follow this link to do so.
Install Acrobat reader by issuing the following command.
Once the deb package is loaded use the Debian package manager to install Acrobat Reader.
You now have a reasonable Mint stack to continue development of software in the Linux environment.
Mr. Arch Brooks, Software Engineer, Brooks Computing Systems, LLC authored this article.