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10 Best Features in Ubuntu 18.10, and How to Upgrade

10 Best Features in Ubuntu 18.10, and How to Upgrade
  1. How do I upgrade to a new version of Ubuntu?
  2. How can I make Ubuntu better?
  3. What should I install on new Ubuntu?
  4. Which Ubuntu version is fastest?
  5. Can you upgrade Ubuntu without reinstalling?
  6. Will Ubuntu upgrade delete my files?
  7. How do I clean up Ubuntu?
  8. Why is my Ubuntu VM so slow?
  9. Why is Ubuntu 20.04 so slow?
  10. How can I make Ubuntu 20 faster?
  11. Is Ubuntu a free software?
  12. What can be done with Ubuntu?

How do I upgrade to a new version of Ubuntu?

Check for updates

Click on the Settings button to open the main user-interface. Select the tab called Updates, if not already selected. Then set the Notify me of a new Ubuntu version dropdown menu to either For any new version or For long-term support versions, if you're wanting to update to the latest LTS release.

How can I make Ubuntu better?

These Ubuntu speed up tips cover some obvious steps such as installing more RAM, as well as more obscure ones like resizing your machine's swap space.

  1. Restart your computer. ...
  2. Keep Ubuntu updated. ...
  3. Use lightweight desktop alternatives. ...
  4. Use an SSD. ...
  5. Upgrade your RAM. ...
  6. Monitor startup apps. ...
  7. Increase Swap space. ...
  8. Install Preload.

What should I install on new Ubuntu?

Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa

  1. Check For Updates. ...
  2. Enable Partner Repositories. ...
  3. Install Missing Graphic Drivers. ...
  4. Installing Complete Multimedia Support. ...
  5. Install Synaptic Package Manager. ...
  6. Install Microsoft Fonts. ...
  7. Install Popular and Most useful Ubuntu software. ...
  8. Install GNOME Shell Extensions.

Which Ubuntu version is fastest?

Then kernel per-se is pretty fast enough. If you have used the custom version of Ubuntu, Ubuntu Ultimate UE, you can notice how worse it performs compared to the standard installation. So, ya 10.04 would perform better than 11.10 since many fancy things like 3D graphics won't be burning your CPU cycle.

Can you upgrade Ubuntu without reinstalling?

You can upgrade from one Ubuntu release to another without reinstalling your operating system. If you're running an LTS version of Ubuntu, you'll only be offered new LTS versions with the default settings—but you can change that. We recommend backing up your important files before continuing.

Will Ubuntu upgrade delete my files?

If you do a dist-upgrade, your personal files will remain. However, any programs that you install from a personal repository such as those on Launchpad or others provided by companies like Google will be removed and not replaced. Any programs installed in the home directory will remain.

How do I clean up Ubuntu?

The 10 Easiest Ways to Keep Ubuntu System Clean

  1. Uninstall Unnecessary Applications. ...
  2. Remove Unnecessary Packages and Dependencies. ...
  3. Clean Thumbnail Cache. ...
  4. Remove Old Kernels. ...
  5. Remove Useless Files and Folders. ...
  6. Clean Apt Cache. ...
  7. Synaptic Package Manager. ...
  8. GtkOrphan (orphaned packages)

Why is my Ubuntu VM so slow?

Ubuntu or other Linux distributions may be slow when you run it within VirtualBox. Often, the cause is that not enough RAM is assigned to the virtual machine, which makes it run slow and makes it unresponsive. ... Then, you open the settings of your virtual Ubuntu and you go to 'Display'. Now tick 'Enable 3D Acceleration'.

Why is Ubuntu 20.04 so slow?

If you have Intel CPU and are using regular Ubuntu (Gnome) and want a user-friendly way to check CPU speed and adjust it, and even set it to auto-scale based on being plugged vs battery, try CPU Power Manager. If you use KDE try Intel P-state and CPUFreq Manager.

How can I make Ubuntu 20 faster?

Tips to make Ubuntu faster:

  1. Reduce the default grub load time: ...
  2. Manage startup applications: ...
  3. Install preload to speed up application load time: ...
  4. Choose the best mirror for software updates: ...
  5. Use apt-fast instead of apt-get for a speedy update: ...
  6. Remove language related ign from apt-get update: ...
  7. Reduce overheating:

Is Ubuntu a free software?

Ubuntu has always been free to download, use and share. We believe in the power of open source software; Ubuntu could not exist without its worldwide community of voluntary developers.

What can be done with Ubuntu?

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