Just received a new MacBook Pro and it is lovely. I spent the day installing software. Here is what I loaded the machine with on day 1:

  • Skype – IM
  • Adium – IM
  • FireFox
  • FireFox Extensions – FireBug, Web Developer Toolkit
  • Xwindows Server
  • Emacs – Editor
  • MySQL 5.0
  • MySQL Administrator
  • Eclipse Web Tools Project (with the intel patch)
  • Eclipse Plugin – Subclipse
  • Eclipse Plugin – Azzurri Clay Database Modeling Plug-in
  • Cyber Duck – FTP Client
  • VNC Viewer
  • Subversion Client – Source Control
  • Tomcat – App Server
  • BlogBridge – RSS Reader (I like this more now)
  • StuffIt Expander
  • Windows Media Player
  • Windows Remote Desktop
  • TextMate – Editor
  • MenuMeters – Perf Monitoring
  • SvnX – SVN GUI
  • XcodeTools
  • info.xhead – Keep track of my passwords
  • GIMPShop – Photoshop
  • NeoOffice – Open Source MS Office
  • WebKit and Drosera – Safari Debugging
  • iWork
  • IPSecuritas – VPN