Top 37 things to do after installing Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) to make as user friendly

19) Install Clementine Audio Player

Clementine is a cross-platform free and open source modern music player and library organizer. It is inspired by Amarok 1.4 to the Qt 4 framework and focusing on a fast and easy-to-use interface for searching and playing your music.

[Install Clementine Audio Player]
$ sudo apt-get install clementine

Check Available Audio Players

20) Install Inkscape Image Editor

Inkscape is a drawing and painting tool similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, Xara X & Photoshop. Inkscape is 100% open source and available to everyone in the world. Inkscape is multi-platform available for Linux, Windows & Mac.

[Install Inkscape Image Editor]
$ sudo apt-get install inkscape

Check Available Image Editor

21) Install VirtualBox

VirtualBox is an open source cross-platform virtualization software for x86 architecture, Which was developed by Oracle. VirtualBox is an amazing software which have lot of features compare with other virtualization software such as VMware,etc.., and still development team hardly working on virtualbox to improve the stability.

How to install Virtualbox

22) Install QBittorrent Client

qBittorrent is free and open source cross platform bittorrent client which is alternative for µtorrent, Which will support all the major Operating Systems (Linux, windows & Mac).

[Install QBittorrent Client]
$ sudo apt-get install qbittorrent

Check Available Torrent Clients

23) Install Aria2 Download Manager

aria2 is a Free, open source, lightweight multi-protocol & multi-source command-line download utility. It supports HTTP/HTTPS, FTP, SFTP, BitTorrent and Metalink. aria2 can be manipulated via built-in JSON-RPC and XML-RPC interfaces. aria2 automatically validates chunks of data while downloading a file. It can download a file from multiple sources/protocols and tries to utilize your maximum download bandwidth. By default all the Linux Distribution included aria2, so we can install easily from official repository.

[Install Aria2 Download Manager]
$ sudo apt-get install aria2

Check Available Command Line Downloader

24) Install Mozilla Thunderbird

Mozilla Thunderbird is a free, open source, cross-platform feature rich and modern email & Chat client developed by the Mozilla Foundation. As per Wikipedia page info, Thunderbird 1.0 get downloaded 1,000,000 times within 10 days. Thunderbird is a free email application that’s easy to set up and customize – and it’s loaded with great features also you can add more features via add-on. Thunderbird makes email better for you, bringing together speed, privacy and the latest technologies.

[Install Mozilla Thunderbird]
$ sudo apt-get install thunderbird

Check Available Email Clients

25) Install Skype

skype is most popular application which is used to make a call over the Internet as FREE of cost. Skype to Skype calls & message completely FREE and Skype to Landline and phone low calling rate compare with mobile phones. Skype Technologies S.A (Microsoft Corporation) announced the new release of Skype 4.3 for Linux on June 18th 2014.

How to install Skype

26) Install Dropbox

Dropbox is a file hosting service, that offers cloud storage and real-time file synchronization. Dropbox automatically creates a folder on your computer under (/home/username/Dropbox) while installing, After that it will synchronize your data from local PC to your Dropbox & Dropbox to your local PC. So, you can access your content (Images, documents, etc..,) remotely using your Dropbox account. You can install Dropbox Desktop client to more than one PC.

How to install Dropbox

27) Install Pidgin

Pidgin is an easy to use and free IM chat client used by millions with support 83 languages. It support wide range of chat networks such as AIM, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu, Google Talk, Groupwise, ICQ, IRC, MSN, MXit, SILC, SIMPLE, Sametime, XMPP, Yahoo! & Zephyr. we can login to more than one account at a same time and possible to chat with different network simultaneously which was amazing feature also support more plugins.

How to install Pidgin IM Client

28) Install Latest LibreOffice

Libreoffice is a powerful opensource office suite. LibreOffice embeds several applications that makes it the most powerful Free & Open Source Office suite on the market like Writer, the word processor, Calc, the spreadsheet application, Impress, the presentation engine, Draw, our drawing and flowchart application, Base, our database and database front end, and Math for editing mathematics.

How to install LibreOffice

29) Install Wine

Winehq is an amazing Free, open source software which helps Linux, Mac, FreeBSD, and Solaris users to run Windows applications without Microsoft Windows. Wine stands for Wine Is Not an Emulator instead of Windows emulator which has been revised the acronym.

$ sudo apt-get install wine

Check Available Emulator

30) Install Twitter Client

Ubuntu offers wide range of Apps which will help us to install all required Application/software based on our requirements to run day to day activity. You can done this through Software Manager.

Check Available Twitter Clients

31) Install more Browsers

Web browser is important one for computer, we can’t do anything without web browser such as browsing, checking mails, accessing bank account, etc.,. Follow below steps to install more browsers on Ubuntu.

Check Available web browsers

32) Install other Desktop Environments

Initially you had installed a different desktop environment (In my case i have installed Cinnamon) and want to install other desktop environment such as Gnome, kde, xfce, lxde or mate try the below commands.

Check Available Desktop Environment

33) install Synaptic Package Manager

If you are not familiar in command line, i will advise you to install Install Synaptic Package Manager which will help you to install, remove, update packages with GUI.

$ sudo apt-get install synaptic


34) Set Up Your Online Accounts

You can integrate all the online accounts into Ubuntu system to access easier such as (Facebook, twitter, flickr, google & yahoo). You can do by navigating Unity Search >> Online Accounts.

35) Franz – One application for 14 messenger services

Free, Open Source and Cross Platform messaging and emailing app that combines common web applications into one.

Franz – All in one applications


Ary developer ? then its very useful for you to develop the web based application.

How to install LAMP on Ubuntu

How to install LEMP on Ubuntu

37) Install BleachBit (System Cleaner)

BleachBit is a free, open-source and easy to use disk space cleaner & privacy manager, not only clearing disk space apart from that it will Free cache, delete cookies, clear Internet history, shred temporary files, delete logs, and discard junk you didn’t know was there. Designed to work with Linux and Windows systems also clean a thousand applications such as Firefox, Internet Explorer, Adobe Flash, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari,and more.

How to install BleachBit

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