10 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 16.04 “Xenial Xerus”
1. First Check Out What’s New In Ubuntu 16.04
2. Update Your System
3. Activate New Features Presented In Ubuntu 16.04
(i). Move Unity Launcher To Bottom
By default, the menu is always shown in the menu bar. But that’s irritating when you are working on a small window and for minimizing or maximizing you have to go to the menu bar. If that irritates you too then you can show the menu in the window’s title bar. Also by default the menu is only visible when you hover over the window’s title bar. You can change the settings to always show the menu in the title bar.
To show the menu in the window’s title bar go to Settings >> Appearance >> Behavior and click Show Menu In The Window’s Title Bar.
To show the menu always click Menu Visibility always visible from the same Settings >> Appearance >> Behavior.
5. Install Firewall To Block Harmful Incoming Connections
Firewall is a very important tool for improving your system’s security. Firewall blocks all the harmful connections that are trying to gain access or steal your data.UFW is the very popular firewall for Linux. You can read the complete review of UFW in our previous article below.
To install the UFW firewall in Ubuntu simply use apt package manager or search in Ubuntu Software –
If you don’t find Google drive useful for you on Linux then you can read our article for alternatives for Google drive.
7. Install Unity Tweak Tool To Customize System
10. Enhance Look By Installing Themes