If you’ve just installed ubuntu13.04 and don’t know what to do next???
don’t worry as i’m here to guide you on your way……….
At the beginning,I was also lost and had to search everywhere for suggestions. so i have compiled some important tweaks and software that are essential for most of us…….
here are few apps and tweaks with necessary installing instructions for you:
Gnome Tweak Tool is well-known powerful tweak tool, With this tool you can manage your Ubuntu environment like: Change theme, icons, fonts, cursor and so on options.
>>sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool
Unity Tweak Tool is a configuration tool for the Unity Desktop, providing users access to features and configuration options not (obviously) accessible, and brings them all together in a polished & easy-to-use interface.
>>sudo apt-get install unity-tweak-tool
3.Installing skype: for 32 bit: >>wget -O skype-NoobsLab.deb http://download.skype. com/linux/skype-ubuntu-lucid_184.108.40.206-1_i386.deb >>sudo dpkg -i skype-NoobsLab.deb >>sudo apt-get -f install;rm skype-NoobsLab.deb for 64 bit: >>sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 >>sudo apt-get install ia32-libs >>sudo apt-get update >>wget -O skype-NoobsLab.deb http://download.skype. com/linux/skype-ubuntu-lucid_220.127.116.11-1_i386.deb >>sudo dpkg -i skype-NoobsLab.deb >>sudo apt-get -f install;rm skype-NoobsLab.deb
2.Enable hibernate option:
Ubuntu has disabled hibernate option, So here is tweak to enable hibernate
Open Terminal and enter following command:
>>sudo gedit /var/lib/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d/hibernate.pkla
copy and paste the following code in file:
[Re-enable Hibernate] Identity=unix-user:* Action=org.freedesktop.upower.hibernate ResultActive=yesSave file and Exit, then Restart and check.
There are some Restricted extras in Ubuntu which can’t be install while installation of Ubuntu by default but you can install theseRestricted extras by yourself. Restricted mp3 playback and decoding,support for various formats, fonts, java, flash plugin, lame, dvd playback.
>>sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras