Things to Do After Installing Ubuntu 13.04

Things to Do After Installing Ubuntu 13.04

Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail has been released, this Ubuntu release is much better than last release. Unity is much faster, responsive and a lot of things is better in 13.04. Like previous version, you need do somethings after installed to get Ubuntu better.

Here’s our list of 10 things to do after installing Ubuntu.

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Rebuild VirtualBox 4.1.18+ on ArchLinux

Some changes will be introduced in the next package release of virtualbox since v4.1.18

  • vboxbuild will be dropped in favor of upstream provided dkms config.
    (FS#30692) (FS#30749) (FS#28792)
  • vboxweb and vboxservice gain systemd service files (FS#30725)
  • vbox-service will be renamed into vboxservice and config file is now
    backuped. (FS#30692)
  • virtualbox-archlinux-additions add a new group named vboxsf (FS#30725)
  • a new package (virtualbox-archlinux-source) will allow compilation (via dkms) of virtualbox guest kernel modules.

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How to set root password in Ubuntu Live?

In Linux (and Unix in general), there is a SuperUser named Root. The Windows equivalent of Root is Administrators group. The SuperUser can do anything and everything, and thus doing daily work as the SuperUser can be dangerous.
By default, the root account in Ubuntu Live mode hasn’t password. That’s mean you can’t do anythings with sudo command.

Make Broadcom Wireless Card working after install or upgrade to Ubuntu 11.4

Have you ever installed or upgraded to Ubuntu 11.04 on laptop that has Broadcom Wireless Card? After that, you may got a slow connection or can’t connect your laptop to internet! What is happened? May be after your Ubuntu installation, its unable to recognize & install the broadcom driver through the hardware drivers.