So If you are using backtrack 5 and having some problems like sound problem, social media ,software problem...etc.So below are the
few tips to make your bt5 as a desktop operating system that contain all the necessary tools and software's.
First Of all For Beginners know how to install Backtrack And Few Usability Commands And Learn
PART 2(Installation Step By Step)
PART 3(Basic Commands)
PART 4(Vmware Tool Installation)
Here Are Few Commands that You like after BT5 Installation
There are different programs are available for GNOME based distribution among them totem media player for
Linux is the best open terminal and type.
sudo apt-get install totem-gstreamer
Team viewer is the best software for desktop sharing and its available for windows and Linux, go to the official
website and download a copy than open the terminal and locate the directory than type.
sudo dpkg -i teamviewer_linux.deb
If you want to run zip files and having some problem with it than you must install zip and unzip for Linux, open
the terminal and type
sudo apt-get install zip
You can install adobe reader in Linux but there is another software available to read the pdf file and its Foxit
reader, download it from official website and on the terminal locate the directory than type
sudo dpkg -i FoxitReader_1.1.0_i386.deb
You are a social kind of person and want to connect with people via chat than you must install empathy
because it provides best chat platform on the single place, open terminal and type
sudo apt-get install empathy
Openoffice is the best solution for office users on open source platform get it by using the command
sudo apt-get install openoffice.org
Software manager is the right place to search and get the right open source software if your Linux does not
have software manager than you must install kate for it on the terminal.
apt-get install kate
Have you ever checked your ports by using nmap? if no than you are in dark, open ports are the weakest point
of the system security you must close your ports for closing the ports in Linux use Firewall, Firestarter firewall is
the best get it via
sudo apt-get install firestarter
Social media including twitter, facebook and more are now become more power full and successful so if you
want use all these social networking website in a single place than get gwibber.
sudo apt-get install gwibber
FTP (File transfer protocol) is an important protocol for transferring the large files, if you want to connect to any
server via FTP than you must have gFTP like client get it.
sudo apt-get install gftp
codec and other restrictions of Ubuntu.
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras
sudo apt-get install w32codecs
sudo apt-get install w32codecs libdvdcss2
It is a better policy to update all the software's and packages on frequently to avoid any kind of exploitation, well
for complete Linux up-gradation use
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get update
So these are few commands friends that i have given here although there are many more things available to learn ...so
if you want more help or facing any problem in backtrack do comment here i will give my try ...