install ubuntu mate [ubuntu mate]

based on:
http://youtube.com/watch?v=xX2jmZ5K6h4

get the image and burn it:
wget http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-mate/releases/16.04/release/ubuntu-mate-16.04-desktop-amd64.iso

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:
https://repogen.simplylinux.ch/ #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:
vm.swappiness=10

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:
http://askubuntu.com/questions/44418/how-to-enable-root-login
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:
https://repogen.simplylinux.ch/ #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 #https://fredfire1.wordpress.com/2015/05/15/install-makehuman-ubuntu/
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
wget http://qmmp.ylsoftware.com/files/skins/qmmp-skins/Qmmp_Winamp_5.wsz
sudo apt install -y qmpdclient
sudo apt install -y qupzilla #webbrowser
sudo apt install -y Simon
wget http://script.blau.in/speech-model/german.zip

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

emoji-picker:
https://github.com/gentakojima/emojione-picker-ubuntu

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

open terminal:
press f12 to open terminal

install flygear:
based on:
http://wiki.flightgear.org/Howto:Install_Flightgear_from_a_PPA
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:
http://ecity-project.eu/en/game/

get the game:
cd
mkdir ecity
cd ecity
wget http://ecity-project.eu/ecity-1.5.1-linux.zip
unzip ecity-*.zip

to run it:
~/ecity/ecity-1.5.1.x86

install openbve (trainsimulator):
based on:
http://openbve-project.net/download/

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

get it:
cd
mkdir openbve
cd openbve
wget http://vps.bvecornwall.co.uk/OpenBVE/Stable/openBVE-1.5.0.5.tar.gz
tar -xf openBVE-1.5.0.5.tar.gz
rm openBVE-1.5.0.5.tar.gz

run it:
mono ~/openbve/OpenBve.exe

other games:
https://www.holarse-linuxgaming.de/tags/200%2C201?order=changed&sort=desc

install QPhotoRec (recover deleted fotos and other files):
based on:
http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/PhotoRec_Step_By_Step
http://linuxg.net/how-to-install-qphotorec-1-0-on-ubuntu-linux-mint-pear-os-elementary-os-debian-wheezy-and-kwheezy/
https://sourceforge.net/projects/crunchyiconthem/files/QPhotoRec/

wget http://vorboss.dl.sourceforge.net/project/crunchyiconthem/QPhotoRec/qphotorec_1.0_all.deb
sudo dpkg -i qphotorec_1.0_all.deb
sudo apt-get install -f
rm qphotorec_1.0_all.deb

install syncthing:
https://fredfire1.wordpress.com/2015/03/23/setup-syncthing-raspberrypiwindowsandroidubuntu/

install obs:
https://fredfire1.wordpress.com/2016/02/12/install-and-setup-open-broadcaster-software-for-twitch-ubuntu-mate/

install tuptime:
https://fredfire1.wordpress.com/2016/02/12/install-tuptime-ubuntu-mate/

install photorec:
cd
wget http://www.cgsecurity.org/testdisk-7.0.linux26.tar.bz2
tar -xjvf "testdisk-7.0.linux26.tar.bz2"
sudo ~/testdisk-7.0/photorec_static

install veracrypt:
check 32 or 64 bit: uname -a
https://fredfire1.wordpress.com/2016/02/04/install-veracrypt-debianwindows/

notepadqq:
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

lifeograph:
https://fredfire1.wordpress.com/2015/06/30/install-lifeograph-debian/

install fromscratch:
wget https://github.com/Kilian/fromscratch/releases/download/v1.0.0/FromScratch-linux-ia32-1.0.0.zip
unzip From*.zip
mv FromScratch-linux-ia32 .FromScratch-linux-ia32

create starter:
name:fromscratch
befehl:/home/xxfreddyxx/.FromScratch-linux-ia32/FromScratch
kommentar:simple notes without save

add launchers to top panel:
leftclick on top panel->zur leiste hinzufügen->benutzerdefinierter anwendungsstarter
name:sync-test
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

name:backup
befehl:/home/xxfreddyxx/.backup.sh
kommentar:backup

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:
system->systemverwaltung->welcome
or run in terminal:
ubuntu-mate-welcome

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:
https://unsplash.com/photos/n3t4fIuVzLA

simply only open text files:
open_text_files

install the latest linux kernel (cause my sd-card reader was not working):
based on:
http://askubuntu.com/questions/731093/sd-card-reader-realtek-522a-not-working-in-dell-i7559-in-ubuntu-15-10
http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2016/01/how-to-install-linux-kernel-4-4-in-ubuntu/

check your kernel with:
uname -r

install latest kernel:
cd
wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.4-wily/linux-headers-4.4.0-040400_4.4.0-040400.201601101930_all.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.4-wily/linux-headers-4.4.0-040400-generic_4.4.0-040400.201601101930_i386.deb

wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.4-wily/linux-image-4.4.0-040400-generic_4.4.0-040400.201601101930_i386.deb

sudo dpkg -i *.deb

rm *.deb

enable changeable screen brightness:
sudo nano /etc/default/grub
change it from
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet"
to:
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:
https://fredfire1.wordpress.com/2016/02/20/install-ubuntu-mate-raspberry-pi/
https://fredfire1.wordpress.com/2015/05/25/setup-debian-linux/ #things like teamviewer, minitube, lightshot, steam

if you run into problems with “a start job is running…”:
https://debianforum.de/forum/viewtopic.php?t=151997

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