5 Things to do after Installing New Ubuntu

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Fast lala: After installation of Ubuntu there are few things that you have to do. first one is checking for updata, installing VLC, Chromue browser and Flash player

After you finish installing, check for any pending updates and install them. Go to ‘software updater’ from dash.

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After you finish installing, check for any pending updates and install them. Go to ‘software updater’ from dash.

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Open “Softwares & Updates” window and go to “Additional Drivers” Tab. Select the appropriate display driver and click apply.

If you don’t find anything, then run below commands in sequence to install nVidia graphics driver in Ubuntu 15.04 and reboot.
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nvidia-current nvidia-settings

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VLC is the most suitable Media Player in Linux systems including Ubuntu as it has playback support for almost all types video and audio files with codec support. VLC don’t come as default Ubuntu package. To install VLC in Ubuntu 15.04 click below to install from software center Or run below commads from terminal:

sudo apt-get install vlc browser-plugin-vlc

Flash is slowly dying and being replaced by HTML5. But still we need it because some websites still uses it. To make flash work in Chromium running in Ubuntu 15.04, run below commands.
sudo apt-get install pepperflashplugin-nonfree
sudo update-pepperflashplugin-nonfree --install

Firefox is ok, but Chromium is also needed for bulk users who mostly uses Google products and services. Chromium is a open-source browser based on which Google Chrome is built upon. It is not come with the default iso image and you have to manually install it.

To install Chromium web browser in Ubuntu 15.04, run below commands from terminal.

sudo apt-get install chromium-browser

That’s it ..!

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