Top Basic/IMP things to do after installing Ubuntu 18.04 (in 2020)



Top things to do after installing Ubuntu in 2020.

1)Update the system

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade

sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

2)Enable additional repositories for more software

Main – Free and open-source software supported by Ubuntu team
Universe – Free and open-source software maintained by the community
Restricted – Proprietary drivers for devices.
Multiverse – Software restricted by copyright or legal issues.
Canonical Partners – Software packaged by Ubuntu for their partners

3) Install media codec
in order to play media files like MP#, MPEG4, AVI etc, you’ll need to install media codecs. Ubuntu has them in their repository but doesn’t install it by default because of copyright issues in various countries.

sudo apt install ubuntu-restricted-extras

4)Install software from the Software Center
VLC – media player for videos
GIMP – Photoshop alternative for Linux
Pinta – Paint alternative in Linux
Calibre – eBook management…