No desktop, Best programs?

Cybe R. Wizard cyber_wizard at
Sat Feb 6 12:47:00 UTC 2010

On Sat, 6 Feb 2010 11:40:36 +0100
Knapp <magick.crow at> wrote:

> Hello, I have been thinking about putting UBuntu on my VERY old
> laptop. It is so old that a desktop is really a waste.
> I know that you can use a mouse on the CLI and that there are some
> very good programs for all the standard functions but what are they?
> Goals.
> Have a desktop like experience.
> I will start with the midnight commander as the file browser.
> What is the name of the program for using a mouse in CLI?
> Programs needed; email, web, fire browser, IRC, torrent, Music, video,
> timer, top like program, networking, a BIG ONE keyboard switcher
> (dvorak to Germany to USA standard), Office, PDF. What did I forget?
> Can it be done? Are there limits?
> Thanks all!

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