Settings To Do After Installing Linux Mint 17 Qiana CINNAMON

After installing linux mint 17 MATE edition there are some good settings that can be done . I am merely suggesting you to do these settings.

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

Enter password whenever asked during the whole process.

 

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  • Start “update manager”
  • installing updates is important

 

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  • Enter account password when asked

 

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  • After installing updates you will get more updates.
  • Install it.

 

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  • Again “Select all” and install more updates

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  • When asked for additional changes, click “OK

 

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  • Start “System settings”

 

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  • All the settings that can be done in cinnamon

 

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  • In “background” settings you can set up wallpapers

 

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  • Windows effects setting

 

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  • Themes settings.
  • install and apply new themes

 

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  • Controls settings is for windows titlebar theme settings

 

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  • Desktop settings lets you choose which icons will be shown in desktop

 

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  • Panel settings

 

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  • File Manager

 

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  • File manager settings

 

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  • VLC Player settings
  • Tick “Allow only one instance”

 

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  • Tick “Always on top”

 

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  • Un-tick “Resize windows to native video size”

 

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  • start “Software manager”.
  • here you can install more softwares

 

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  • Search a software to install.

 

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  • Click “Install” to install the software

 

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  • Install the fonts ttf-mscorefonts

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  •  Now Fonts settings can be done to use Arial fonts

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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.

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.

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 .

Now when you download files from firefox, you get this message . Select “Flashgot” then “uGet” . Now the file will be downloaded by uGet download manager.

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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
Variety is more of a fully featured application than just a simple AppIndicator, but I’ll add it here anyway since I’m sure many of you will love it.

 

Variety is a wallpaper changer. Variety automatically downloads and changes your wallpaper on a given interval. Using Variety , you’ll get cool, fresh wallpapers each day. Or each hour. Or… well, it’s up to you when the wallpaper changes.

To install Variety in Linux Mint 17 Qiana, use the following commands:

  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:peterlevi/ppa
  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get install variety

 

  • If you have installed gufw firewall then you can do firewall settings
  •  Click “+” sign to add new rule

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  • If you have installed “deluge” torrent down-loader the you should add an firewall rule to allow all incoming and outgoing connections.

 

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  •  By default only port from 6881 to 6891 is allowed

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  •  You should increase port range from 3000 to 65000

 

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  •  Firewall settings done to allow all ip address to accept incoming and establish outgoing connection with port range 3000-65000.

 

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