install ubuntu mate [ubuntu mate]

based on:

get the image and burn it:

for dualboot with windows:
1. install windows
2. install ubuntu-mate and boot automatic windows (has to be setup in grub)
check correct windows name in:
sudo nano /boot/grub/grub.cfg
edit grub:
sudo nano /etc/default/grub
and change grub_default to:
GRUB_DEFAULT="Windows 7 (loader) (auf /dev/sda1)"

update grub:
sudo update-grub
sudo reboot

3. done.

update upgrade:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade -y

maybe try: #sourcelist generator

get latest graphic drivers:
System->Einstellungen->Sonstige->Anwendungen und Aktualisierungen->Zusätzliche Treiber->[x] NVIDIA..(Proprietär, getestet)
sudo reboot

check opengl version:
glxinfo | grep OpenGL

activate carnonical partner:
System->Einstellungen->Sonstige->Anwendungen und Aktualisierungen->Andere Software [x] Canonical-Partner
System > Systemverwaltung > Anwendungen und Aktualisierungen > Andere Programme > [x] Canonical Partner

install linux non free firmware:
sudo apt-get install -y linux-firmware-nonfree
sudo reboot

install ubuntu restricted extras:
sudo apt-get install -y ubuntu-restricted-extras #accept the eula license request

install some microsoft fonts:
sudo apt-get install -y ttf-mscorefonts-installer

change swappiness:
cat /proc/sys/vm/swappiness

gksudo pluma /etc/sysctl.conf
and add:

sudo reboot

install more icon packs:
sudo apt-get install -y gnome-icon-theme-full adwaita-icon-theme-full

configure firewall:
System->Einstellungen->Internet und Netzwerk->Firewall konfigurieren

install clamav:
sudo apt-get install -y clamav clamtk # also clamav-daemon ?

update the database:
sudo /etc/init.d/clamav-freshclam stop
sudo freshclam -v #to update database
sudo /etc/init.d/clamav-freshclam start

enable root:
sudo passwd root
sudo passwd -u root

or if you like to try other desktop system:
sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop # or
sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop # or
sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop # etc

maybe try: #sourcelist generator

some more programs:
sudo apt install -y audacity #audio editing
sudo apt install -y bleachbit #clean old logs and more
sudo apt install -y blender #3d creation and more
sudo apt install -y clipit
sudo apt install -y dia
sudo apt install -y dialog pv
sudo apt install -y diffuse #compare files
sudo apt install -y doublecmd-common doublecmd-gtk doublecmd-plugins #filebrowser like totalcommander
sudo apt install -y gimp #gnome image manipulating program
sudo apt install -y gmic #photo editing for gimp
sudo apt install -y gnome-disk-utility #it appears under Accessories > Drives
sudo apt install gnome-software
sudo apt install gnome-software-common #Software Center for GNOME
sudo apt install -y gparted
sudo apt install -y keepass2
sudo apt install -y libreoffice-base #install libreoffice base
sudo apt install -y libreoffice
sudo apt install -y lifeograph
sudo apt install -y LinSSID #scan wlans #for a few results use sudo iwlist wlan0 scan | grep \(Channel
sudo apt install -y makehuman #
sudo apt install -y meld #compare files
sudo apt install -y mumble #voice conferences
sudo apt install -y octave
sudo apt install -y pcsxr #>ps1 emulator, works for drivers ,0 RELOAD ? connected ps3-usb controller works
sudo apt install -y libttspico-utils #pico for mate
sudo apt install -y playonlinux
sudo apt install -y PokerTH #texas holdem poker game
sudo apt install -y qbittorrent #torrent downloader
sudo apt install -y qmmp #winamp clone
sudo apt install -y qmpdclient
sudo apt install -y qupzilla #webbrowser
sudo apt install -y Simon

sudo apt install -y SMPlayer #only player with good playlist
sudo apt install -y sqlitebrowser #sqllite browser
sudo apt install -y steam
sudo apt install -y supertux #game
sudo apt install ttf-ancient-fonts #emoji-font
sudo apt install -y virtualbox
sudo apt install -y vlc
sudo apt install -y wine
sudo apt install -y zenmap #nmap with gui


android emulator:
for 64 bit try shashlik (running android apps in linux)

open terminal:
press f12 to open terminal

install flygear:
based on:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:saiarcot895/flightgear
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install flightgear

change default browser:
sudo update-alternatives --config x-www-browser #this one and then choose your browser

install fs13: #farmsimulator
sudo apt-get install wine
check wine version (at least 1.6.2)
wine --version
wine /media/xxfreddyxx/Disc/Setup.exe

install ecity:
based on:

get the game:
mkdir ecity
cd ecity
unzip ecity-*.zip

to run it:

install openbve (trainsimulator):
based on:

install mono-complete:
sudo apt-get install mono-complete -y

get it:
mkdir openbve
cd openbve
tar -xf openBVE-
rm openBVE-

run it:
mono ~/openbve/OpenBve.exe

other games:

install QPhotoRec (recover deleted fotos and other files):
based on:

sudo dpkg -i qphotorec_1.0_all.deb
sudo apt-get install -f
rm qphotorec_1.0_all.deb

install syncthing:

install obs:

install tuptime:

install photorec:
tar -xjvf "testdisk-7.0.linux26.tar.bz2"
sudo ~/testdisk-7.0/photorec_static

install veracrypt:
check 32 or 64 bit: uname -a

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:notepadqq-team/notepadqq
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install notepadqq -y

remove notepadqq:
sudo apt-get purge notepadqq
sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:notepadqq-team/notepadqq
sudo apt-get update


install fromscratch:
unzip From*.zip
mv FromScratch-linux-ia32 .FromScratch-linux-ia32

create starter:
kommentar:simple notes without save

add launchers to top panel:
leftclick on top panel->zur leiste hinzufügen->benutzerdefinierter anwendungsstarter
befehl:x-terminal-emulator -e 'bash -c "rsync -rtuv --dry-run /home/xfreddyx/.s/user/* /media/xfreddyx/longID/home/xfreddyx/.s/user/; read; rsync -rtuv --dry-run /media/xfreddyx/longID/home/xfreddyx/.s/user/* /home/xfreddyx/.s/user/; read"'
kommentar:sync test


add more apps to the top panel:
leftclick on top panel->zur leiste hinzufügen->wetterbericht
leftclick on top panel->zur leiste hinzufügen->timer
leftclick on top panel->zur leiste hinzufügen->beenden erzwingen
leftclick on top panel->zur leiste hinzufügen->nach dateien suchen
leftclick on top panel->zur leiste hinzufügen->bildschirm sperren
leftclick on top panel->zur leiste hinzufügen->abmelden
leftclick on top panel->zur leiste hinzufügen->schublade (you can place programs there)

backup some of the launchers:
mkdir $HOME/Schreibtisch/launcher_backup
cp -r $HOME/.config/mate/panel2.d/default/launchers/* $HOME/Schreibtisch/launcher_backup

for a gui to install lot of programs go to:
or run in terminal:

some of the programs are:
skype telegram app-grid..

switch between desktops:
Ctrl + Alt + Arrow_Right or Arrow_Left

open new tab in terminal:
Ctrl+ shift + T

gparted hides in Settings Manager to run it try:
sudo gparted

system->preferences->personal->startup applications->deactivate tilda

create a starter:
rightclick on desktop->starter anlegen
you can drag and drop the new starter to the top bar

change background image:

simply only open text files:

install the latest linux kernel (cause my sd-card reader was not working):
based on:

check your kernel with:
uname -r

install latest kernel:



sudo dpkg -i *.deb

rm *.deb

enable changeable screen brightness:
sudo nano /etc/default/grub
change it from
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi_osi=Linux acpi_backlight=vendor"
after that update grub:
sudo update-grub
sudo reboot

headless raspberrypi server:
graphical disable

also have a look at: #things like teamviewer, minitube, lightshot, steam

if you run into problems with “a start job is running…”:


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