Top 18 Important Tweaks To Do After Installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)

6) Enable one-click minimize

Enable one-click minimize feature which will help us to minimize opened window without using minimize option.

$ gsettings set org.compiz.unityshell:/org/compiz/profiles/unity/plugins/unityshell/ launcher-minimize-window true

Alternatively we can enable it from compiz setting manager.

$ sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager

7) Install Linux Graphics Drivers

To get more & better performance from your Ubuntu box, you should install appropriate graphics drivers which will help you to run your environment smooth without any issues. Are you gamer ? then no other option, because without proper graphics drivers you can’t run any games on your system. You can done this by navigating Unity Dash >> Additional Drivers.

8) Install Media Codecs

Entertainment is one of the important things for everybody now a days, due to some reason multimedia codecs are not included in Ubuntu official repository but you can install it during installation by enabling Enable Restricted Formats options. If you missed, you can directly install by firing the below command.

$ sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras

Alternatively, we can do this through GUI from Ubuntu Software Center.

9) Install punch of Apps

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 Center.

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2 Comments on “Top 18 Important Tweaks To Do After Installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)”

  1. Hi, when i tried to enable UserName in App Panel & One-click minimize, i got an error msg “No such schema com.cononical etc” How to get the right command for Ubuntu 16.04 Gnome

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