Customizing Ubuntu

peekj writes “Part 1 of 3 articles focusing on taking a stock Ubuntu installation
and turning it into a visually pleasing and overall functional desktop
has been written by

This first part focuses on the installation followed by some critical
system updates and the first tweaks to the visual appearance of
Ubunutu’s Warty Warthog distribution. It talks about using the apt
package manager, upgrading to the latest kernel, organizing your
desktop, and installing version 1.0 of Firefox.

The following parts will focus on a suggested list of applications to
provide maximum functionality and fill in some gaps in the standard
complement of software provided by Ubuntu as well as some more
advanced customization techniques.

Download Ubuntu Warty Warthog right now and start reading this article.”



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