As Ubuntu 12.10 has been released, after downloading Ubuntu many of you would be wondering what to do next with your newly installed Ubuntu.
Install Restricted Media Codecs
Media codecs doesn’t come with Ubuntu due to legal reasons but you can install it yourself. The Ubuntu Restricted Extras package comes with all the codecs you will ever need to play a media file on Ubuntu.
Install proprietary drivers
Although with default open source drivers Ubuntu works flawlessly but you can boost 3D performance by installing proprietary drivers.
To install “proprietary drivers” just go to Dash and search for “Updates” and find Additional Drivers tab.
Although your Ubuntu installation is latest at this moment but in first 2-3 days important security fixes are often released. It is always important to keep your installation updated. To install updates just search for “Software Updates” in Dash.
Install Additional Icon Packs
Explore More Ubuntu 12.10 Features
Get into Ubuntu 12.10, check out latest new Wep Apps integration feature which allows you to integrate more than 30 web services into your desktop. Add some online accounts, the new feature of Ubuntu 12.10 in which you can keep all your accounts in one place and other applications take account information from there and lastly check out privacy settings and adjust them according to your needs.
Install Google Chrome/Chromium
The default Firefox is brilliant but it is always good to have two web browsers especially if you are a web designer and need to test your layouts in more browsers.
Install Ubuntu Tweak
To Download Ubuntu Tweak use following commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ubuntu-tweak