Ubuntu Essential Packages

 

Essential Packages

Install essential packages:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install apache2 openssh-server htop git curl

Uninstall 3rd party packages:

sudo apt-get purge firefox thunderbird

Nvidia Driver

Install:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-cache search nvidia
sudo apt-get install nvidia-396
sudo apt-get install nvidia-340		# For Geoforce 9M GPU:

Uninstall:

sudo apt-get purge nvidia

Reference:

http://www.linuxandubuntu.com/home/how-to-install-latest-nvidia-drivers-in-linux http://www.nvidia.com/object/unix.html

Chrome

Setup repository:

sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list
	deb [arch=amd64] http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main

Setup key:

wget -q -O - https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add -

Install:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable
*sudo apt-get install google-chrome-beta
*sudo apt-get install google-chrome-unstable

Reference:

https://www.ubuntuupdates.org/ppa/google_chrome https://www.linuxbabe.com/ubuntu/install-google-chrome-ubuntu-16-04-lts

GNOME Shell Extension

Install GNOME Tweak Tool (Optional):

sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool

Install Chrome GNOME Shell:

sudo apt-get install chrome-gnome-shell

Go to https://extensions.gnome.org to get extensions.