Ubuntu is too difficult to tackle and change? Get help from Ailurus to customize and improve it.
One of the things that baffle novice users find Linux is no longer certain functions that were easily available in the Windows world. The first operations were resolved with a few clicks now pass through “mysterious” commands like
sudo, adding the repository or the use of the terminal that both frightens those who are not accustomed to using it.
To make life easier for those people, and maybe not just them, there are programs to help as Ubuntu-Tweak or Ailurus, we’re going to discuss in this article. This software allows us to implement several changes to the operating system configuration, install programs and more easily.
You can download the deb files with the latest version of the program from this address. Ailurus is also compatible with Fedora than Ubuntu and Mint.
If you want to install terminal enter these commands.
sudo apt-add-repository ppa Ailurus
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install Ailurus
Once installed, the program is located in Applications – System Tools – Ailurus.
When you first start the program you see a warning about the impossibility to install proprietary software and the installation of certain codecs to avoid violating the law, check the box, I agree. Do not ask me again so it will not ask again. Then click Yes
The operation of the program is extremely simple, and, moreover, the interface is translated into Italian.
It begins with the Information screen where you can read the features of your hardware and operating system installed.
It continues with a series of small improvements to the visual appearance of the desktop, boot screens, special configurations of Firefox, setting some restrictions on user functions and much more. The voices are many and very clear: to consult you first to explain that one by one.
We will now install, automatically and without demands on the user, a series of programs and Firefox extensions.
Also good cleaning function of the system that allows the elimination of unnecessary programs and packages.
You do not have to do is confirm the removal when required.
Report (and correct) errors of the operating system and recommend improvements.
Of Ailurus are released very often new releases to add new tricks and improvements, once installed will be updated automatically as it does for other programs.