30 Things to do After Installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

30 Things to do After Installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

This is a list of 30 things to do after installing Ubuntu Bionic Beaver to make your Ubuntu Linux experience great.

1:15 Configure the update manager.
5:03 Install Drivers
5:45 Install Synaptic package manager
6:32 Install additional codecs, MS fonts, flash and a few more useful packages.
6:54 Install Microcode
9:40 Activate Minimize to dock.
11:00 Decrease Swap Use
12:40 Enable Drive Cache
14:01 Reduce SSD Writes
15:45 Set up firewall
16:57 Configure Ubuntu settings
18:47 Move apps button to top
19:25 Install Gnome tweak tool
19:47 Install Gnome Extensions
21:04 Install Arc menu
22:36 Install additional themes
26:38 Change Firefox settings (open last closed tabs, add search field)
27:37 Enable Netflix Support in Firefox
28:16 Tweak LibreOffice
29:54 Enable Google Drive integration
30:48 Schedule Backups
32:06 Remove unnecessary software
33:28 Turn Off Startup Applications
34:18 Clean system (Bleachbit)
35:58 Install VLC
37:28 Install Google Chrome
38:28 Install Dropbox
39:41 Install Skype
40:27 Install Spotify
40:43 Laptop Tweaks

# Dropbox registration https://db.tt/rrcs7agl

# Mentioned videos:

Ubuntu 17.10 review https://youtu.be/gdX606Hjt04

Linux Mint videos https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list...

15 things to do after installing Linux Mint https://youtu.be/RXV6FXVL6xI

Back up in Linux https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list...

Convert video to images with VLC https://youtu.be/4NuK7wSQUNs

# Code and packages used in the video:

grep Package /var/lib/apt/lists/archive.canonical.com_ubuntu_dists_bionic_partner_binary-amd64_Packages
ubuntu-restricted-extras, libdvd-pkg, openjdk-8-jre, flashplugin-installer
sudo dpkg-reconfigure libdvd-pkd
apt-xapian-index
gsettings set org.gnome.shell.extensions.dash-to-dock click-action 'minimize' 
gsettings reset org.gnome.shell.extensions.dash-to-dock click-action
cat /proc/sys/vm/swappiness
gedit admin:///etc/sysctl.conf
vm.swappiness = 10
gedit admin:///etc/fstab
noatime
libavcodec-extra
sudo sed -i 's/NoDisplay=true/NoDisplay=false/g' /etc/xdg/autostart/*.desktop
apt://vlc
tlp, tlp-rdw

 

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