Settings To Do After Installing Linux Mint 17 Qiana XFCE

After installing linux mint 17 XFCE edition there are some good settings that can be done .

Your computer needs to be connected to Internet. Better you have a fast Internet.

 

Enter password whenever asked during the whole process.

  • Connect to internet.
  • Start “Update manager”
  • Click “install updates”

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  • When asked for password, enter the account password

 

 

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  • You will get more updates.
  • So click “install updates” to install the update

 

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  • While installing updates you may get this message asking for additional changes.
  • click “OK”

 

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  • VLC Player settings
  • Turn on “Allow only one instance”

 

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  •  Select “All” in show settings.
  • Un-check “resize interface to native video size”

 

 

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  •  Select “sinc fuction (best quality)” in Sample rate convertor type

 

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  • File manager

 

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  • Add shortcut icons in desktop

 

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  • Below you can see “Software manager” and “Synaptic package manager” .
  • Both of them can be used to install softwares

 

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  • Start “software manager”
  • Untick “Search while typing”

 

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  • Search a software .
  • I searched “Clementine” audio player

 

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  • Click “Install” to install the software

 

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  • Similarly you can install others softwares.

Deluge is a full-featured, multi-platform, multi-interface BitTorrent client using libtorrent-rasterbar in its back end and featuring multiple user-interfaces: GTK+, web and console.

Shutter is a feature-rich screenshot program. You can take a screenshot of a specific area, window, your whole screen, or even of a website – apply different effects to it, draw on it to highlight points, and then upload to an image hosting site, all within one window.

GPRename is a complete batch renamer for files and directorys. GPRename easily can replace, remove, insert, delete and number consecutively files and directorys.
OpenShot Video Editor is a free, open-source, non-linear video editor. It can create and edit videos and movies using many popular video, audio, and image formats. Create videos for YouTube, Flickr, Vimeo, Metacafe, iPod, Xbox, and many more common formats!

gufw is an easy and intuitive way to manage your Linux firewall. It supports common tasks such as allowing or blocking pre-configured, common p2p, or individual port(s), and many others!

HandBrake is a tool for converting video from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs. HandBrake is an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded video transcoder, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows.

Furius ISO Mount is a simple application for mounting ISO, IMG, BIN, MDF and NG image files even without burning them to disk.

uGet  is a download manager. uGet is a very Powerful & Lightweight download manager application with a large inventory of features. uGet is an Open Source download manager application for GNU/Linux developed with GTK+.

You also need to install flashgot downloader manager addon in firefox .

GNOME Nettool is a network information tool which provides user interfaces for
some of the most common command line network tools i

MediaInfo-gui is a utility used for retrieving technical information and other
metadata about audio or video files.

Installation through terminal

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Simple screen recorder

Write following commands in terminal to install

  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:maarten-baert/simplescreenrecorder
  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get install simplescreenrecorder

I-Nex is free system info tool which is used to gather information on the main system components (devices) such as CPU, motherboard, memory, video memory, sound, USB devices and so on.

  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:i-nex-development-team/stable
  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nemh/gambas3
  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get install i-nex

CPU-G is useful utility to show hardware information. It detects hardware and display details about everything, it shows information about CPU(Processor), RAM(Active/Inactive, Free, Used and cached), Motherboard and Chipset, Bios Details, Graphic card details, and details of installed Linux.

  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cpug-devs/ppa
  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get install cpu-g

 THEMES for XFCE

  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/themes
  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get install ambiance-radiance-xfce-lxde
  • sudo apt-get install zen-suite
  • sudo apt-get install flattastic-suite
  • sudo apt-get install vimix-flat-themes

 

  • Under settings menu, there are all the settings for linux mint xfce

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  • Power manager settings

 

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  • Removable drive and media settings

 

 

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  • Right click menu in desktop

 

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  • Desktop settings.
  • You may select a folder from which wallpaper will be used.
  • You can select to “Change the background” to keep changing wallpaper after certain amount of time.

 

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  • Desktop icon size can be changed.
  • You can select which icons will be shown in desktop

 

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  • Some icons removed.
  • Icon size reduced.
  • wallpaper changed

 

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  • Panel preferences can be used to change the way panel looks.

 

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  • You may want to increase the “row size”

 

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  • Panel row size increased

 

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  • Appearance settings.
  • You can change the theme of windows and icons.

 

 

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  • Black theme applied

 

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  • Mouse and touchpad settings

 

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  • Desktop notification settings.

 

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  • Windows manager settings.
  • You can change the windows titlebar theme here.

 

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  • Keyboard shortcut settings

 

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  • New theme applied on file manager.

 

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