Updating old versions of ubuntu
Ubuntu provides options inside the this all-new app store replaces the Ubuntu Software Center which has shipped in every Ubuntu release since Ubuntu 9.10! ) is a sleeker, snappier storefront letting you browse, install and update apps. Whether you prefer to pocket your personal files in Dropbox, One Drive or Google Drive, try to get everything in sync as soon as possible after your install.
If you’re used to the old Software Center then be prepared to relearn a few tricks. Most major cloud providers, excepting Apple i Cloud, can be used on Ubuntu.
For example, if you’re doing a fresh install then the Unity Dash no longer includes online search features by default.
Whether you upgrade from 2014’s Ubuntu 14.04 LTS or waddle on up through the Wily Werewolf, you’re going to find the same neat new features and apps on offer.
But I appreciate that not everyone wants to use Chrome.
The easiest way to do this is to check (tick) the ‘‘ box during installation.
You’ll find it jam-packed with common-sense tips, nifty tweaks and helpful advice. Feel free to use the comments section at the bottom of this article to share you own post-install must-dos with other readers. Firstly, not everyone is reading this list on release date.
It doesn’t matter if you’re a brand new Ubuntu user (welcome! And even if you are, a few last-minute security, stability or bug fixes may have slipped out between the installation image being created and you installing from it — bugs don’t stick to the same deadlines that developers do!
To do this: Those of you on Radeon device should be aware that the standard AMD driver is NOT SUPPORTED in 16.04 at this time.
A future point release is expected to bring support for the new AMDGPU driver.
Some of these are easier to set up than others, though: Also keep in mind that not all of the apps listed integrate with Nautilus, the file manager used in Ubuntu.