Many new Ubuntu users spend hours in look up for settings to change default Ubuntu programs. For example: Suppose you want to change default video player from ‘Movie Player’ to ‘VLC Player’. For setting up default running programs in Ubuntu 12.04, first thing you need to do is click the settings icon present on the top left corner and select ‘System Settings’ option.
Sometime back Google released Google Play Music Manager for desktop computers that enables its users to upload their music collections to cloud and download their library to their hard drive easily. After the music files are uploaded to cloud, they can be listened from any Android Phone, desktop computers, tablets etc.
By default Ubuntu 12.04 uses LightDM as the login manager which looks like the following screenshot. it was very simple to change the login screen background. Now this tutorial explains you how you can easily customize your login screen.
Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity 2D, for a general user it appears very difficult and for some users even impossible to resize the Ubuntu launcher. On other hand with Unity 3D, this can be done very easily from appearance settings simply by dragging the slider but this method is only available for Unity 3D not 2D. This tutorial explains you how you can easily reduce (or change) the launcher size in Ubuntu 2D.
After installing some other desktop environment like Kubuntu etc. Your GRUB loader automatically gets changed. For example after you install Kubuntu via apt-get command, it automatically changes default Ubuntu Boot Loader to blue plasma one. This tutorial explains you how you can gte back to old boot theme.
So first thing you ned to do is click Dash Home icon present on the top of Ubuntu Unity Launcher, type terminal in search box and open it.
Now run the following commands as described:
sudo update-alternatives --config default.plymouth
Choose the option you want.
Followup this with following command:
sudo update-initramfs -u
That’s all. Reboot your machine. It also sets default Ubuntu login screen back.
After installing KDE Plasma desktop in Ubuntu, it automatically takes over your default Ubuntu LigntDM login screen and displays KDM instead. You can easily switch back to LightDM by running a simple command in terminal.
Follow the given steps:
Step-1 So first thing you need to do is click Dash Home icon present on the top of Ubuntu Unity Launcher, type terminal in search box and open it.
Step-2 Second step is to type or copy-paste the following command in the terminal and hit ENTER
sudo dpkg-reconfigure kdm
Step-3 Now there should popping menu on your screen asking you to select default display manager. Use your arrow keys and select LightDM instead or KDM.That’s all with the settings.
Finally restart your PC.
Adobe flash player allows you to browse multimedia content online like videos, animations , some flash games and other rich media content etc etc. It supports almost all operating systems like Linux, Mac, Android, Mobile OS, Solaris etc. You can easily install in your Ubuntu Linux, right from terminal by following few simple steps given here.