Friday, June 3, 2016

Some Important Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu Linux On Your System (part 2)

Some Important Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu Linux On Your System
(part 2)

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21 . Install qbittorrent :

Even though Ubuntu default installation provides torrent application.. Installing qbittorrent is worthy.. because it's a simple, effecient and clean to use..

Installation :

sudo apt-get install qbittorrent

22 . Install Synaptic Package Manager

Synaptic is one of the most amazing package managers out there, in fact, it was installed by default in Ubuntu but later it was removed in the recent Ubuntu releases, but it still a good program to have for those who want to manage their system packages easily without the need to deal with the command line.

Installation :

sudo apt-get install synaptic

23 . Install Openshot Video Editor

OpenShot Video Editor is a simple, powerful , free and open-source video editing software available for Linux , windows and OS X. and it supports many media formats.

Installation :

sudo apt-get install openshot

24 . Install Simple Screen Recorder (SSR)

If you want to record desktop screen casts on linux... then simple screen recorder is a simple and best option for your need.

Installation :

sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:maarten-baert/simplescreenrecorder && sudo apt-get update &&sudo apt-get install simplescreenrecorder

25 . Install Shutter

Shutter is a feature-rich screenshot program for Linux based operating systems such as Ubuntu. You can take a screenshot of a specific area, window, your whole screen, or even of a website - apply different effects to it, draw on it to highlight points, and then upload to an image hosting site, all within one window. Shutter is free, open-source, and licensed under GPL v3.

Installation :

sudo apt-get install shutter

26 . Install dconf Editor

You can customize your system further with dconf-editor. it's a low level configuration tool which offers a simple GUI interface to GSettings. It lets you get, set or monitor an individual key for changes.


sudo apt-get install dconf-editor

27 . Remove Ubuntu Customizations In Firefox

We know that , version of Firefox shipping with Ubuntu is not a vanilla flavor of Firefox web browser. It is a Customized version of Firefox offered by Ubuntu..some of us may don't like this modifications in Firefox.. However we can disable that modifications temporarily or even Remove them permanently. See the instructions here... How to remove Ubuntu Modifications for Firefox In Ubuntu

28 . Remove Amazon app and search in Ubuntu

No doubt ,Ubuntu has many cool features.. and also some annoying additions too...
Amazon app/shopping-lens is one of that annoying addition (for many Ubuntu users).. However ,we can remove it simply with following command.

For Ubuntu 13.10 and later..

gsettings set com.canonical.Unity.Lenses disabled-scopes "['more_suggestions-amazon.scope', 'more_suggestions-u1ms.scope', 'more_suggestions-populartracks.scope', 'music-musicstore.scope', 'more_suggestions-ebay.scope', 'more_suggestions-ubuntushop.scope', 'more_suggestions-skimlinks.scope']"

For releases older than Ubuntu 13.10..

sudo apt-get remove unity-lens-shopping && sudo apt-get remove unity-webapps-common

29 . Install Steam

Steam is a digital store for Windows, Mac and Linux games. It has many great games, some of them are free and some aren’t. If you’re a gaming fan, you’ll love trying Steam.
To install it, run the following command in your terminal.


sudo apt-get install steam

If it's not works for you.. then try this method..

cd && wget && sudo dpkg -i steam.deb && sudo apt-get -f install && sudo dpkg -i steam.deb

30 . Install gdebi

gdebi is a simple tool to install .deb files. It lets you install local deb packages resolving and installing its dependencies. It has a graphical user interface but can also be used in your terminal.
GDebi can install local .deb packages with automatic dependency resolution (it automatically downloads and installs the required packages with apt). You can install deb packages without using software center


sudo apt-get install gdebi

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