elementary OS Loki 0.4 Linux, So Amazing among the Linux Desktop

A fast and open replacement for Windows and macOS

elementary OS is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu. It is the flagship distribution to showcase the Pantheon desktop environment, similar to how Linux Mint introduced Cinnamon.

64bit only support

http://www.elementary.io

Pantheon is built on top of the GNOME software base, i.e. GTK+, GDK, Cairo, GLib (including GObject and GIO), GVfs and Tracker

Check if a machine runs on 64 bit or 32 bit Processor/Linux OS?
https://www.linux.com/blog/check-if-machine-runs-64-bit-or-32-bit-processorlinux-os

BIOS Update

  • Format Fat32 and must check Bootable at USB Stick
    using Disks program on ubuntu
  • Install FreeDOS with Unetbootin
  • Copy bios-file.exe to usb stick
  • Reboot from USB Stick(by all means Bootable checked when format) and update BIOS

My Notebook is dell vostro 3300 32bit environment,
until now I only know that 64bit OS does not install.
but It is possible to install 64bit OS with updating the BIOS.

Things to do after installing elementary OS Loki 0.4 | floriancourgey

https://gist.github.com/floriancourgey/c7d9af45360bd6832da61198373b7e82

Things To Do After Installing Elementary OS Loki | 2daygeek

http://www.2daygeek.com/things-to-do-after-installing-elementary-os-0-4-loki-post-installation-guide-tweaks/

Top 10 Best Things To Do After Installing Elementary OS 0.4 Loki
http://www.wiredmahir.com/top-10-best-things-installing-elementary-os/

Software update

$ sudo apt install synaptic ubuntu-release-upgrader-gtk

Loki Korean Setting
http://bagjunggyu.blogspot.nl/2016/09/elementary-os-elementary-os-loki-release.html
elementary OS에서 문제없이 이용할 수 있는 입력기는
nimf, uim-byeoru, fcitx-hangul
이렇게 세 가지입니다.
로키에서는

$ sudo apt install nimf
$ im-config -n nimf

nimf setting gui:

$ nimf-settings

Atom Editor

http://www.atom.io

Install Super Flat Remix Icon Theme on Linux

http://www.2daygeek.com/install-super-flat-remix-icon-theme-on-ubuntu-fedora-debian-opensuse-manjaro-arch-linux-mint/

$ cd /opt
$ sudo git clone https://github.com/daniruiz/Flat-Remix
$ cd Flat-Remix
$ sudo mv Flat\ Remix/ /usr/share/icons/

Install Masalla Icon Theme on Linux

$ cd /opt
$ sudo git clone https://github.com/hayderctee/masalla-icon-theme.git
$ cd masalla-icon-theme
$ sudo ./INSTALL

Install la-capitaine-icon-theme

$ cd /usr/share/icons
$ git clone https://github.com/keeferrourke/la-capitaine-icon-theme.git

Install Antu Universal Icon Theme on Ubuntu/Mint via PPA

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/icons2
$ sudo apt-get update 
$ sudo apt-get install antu-universal-icons
  Gnome Tweak Tool

How to Install OSX-Arc Collection GTK Theme on Linux

Navigate to /usr/share/themes directory then download and extract it.

For OSX-Arc-White

$ sudo wget -O /usr/share/themes/OSX-Arc-White.tar.gz https://github.com/LinxGem33/OSX-Arc-White/archive/v1.3.7.tar.gz
$ sudo tar zxvf OSX-Arc-White.tar.gz

For OSX-Arc-Darker

$ sudo wget -O /usr/share/themes/OSX-Arc-Darker.tar.gz https://github.com/LinxGem33/OSX-Arc-Darker/archive/v1.3.7.tar.gz
$ sudo tar zxvf OSX-Arc-Darker.tar.gz

For OSX-Arc-Shadow

$ sudo wget -O /usr/share/themes/OSX-Arc-Shadow.tar.gz https://github.com/LinxGem33/OSX-Arc-Shadow/archive/v1.3.7.tar.gz
$ sudo tar zxvf OSX-Arc-Shadow.tar.gz

Install VimixDark GTK Theme on Linux

$ cd /opt
$ sudo wget https://github.com/vinceliuice/vimix-gtk-themes/archive/Installation.tar.gz
$ sudo tar -zxvf Installation.tar.gz
$ cd vimix-gtk-themes-Installation
$ cd VimixDark-Gtk-Themes
$ sudo chmod +x VimixDark-installer.sh
$ sudo ./VimixDark-installer.sh 

Install Adobe Reader in Ubuntu 16.04

http://www.ubuntugeek.com/install-adobe-reader-in-ubuntu-16-04.html

How to Install Adobe Acrobat in Ubuntu 16.04?
http://askubuntu.com/questions/767937/how-to-install-adobe-acrobat-in-ubuntu-16-04/805399

$ sudo vim /usr/share/applications/acroread.desktop

[Desktop Entry]
Name=Adobe Reader 9
MimeType=application/pdf;application/vnd.fdf;application/vnd.adobe.pdx;application/vnd.adobe.xdp+xml;application/vnd.adobe.xfdf;
TryExec=acroread
Exec=acroread %U
Type=Application
GenericName=PDF Viewer
Terminal=false

Icon=AdobeReader9
Caption=PDF Viewer
StartupNotify=true
X-KDE-StartupNotify=true
Categories=Application;Office;Viewer;X-Red-Hat-Base;
InitialPreference=9
X-Ubuntu-Gettext-Domain=AdobeReader9

How to Install Spotify online music player in elementary OS

$ sudo apt-add-repository "deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free" 
$ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys BBEBDCB318AD50EC6865090613B00F1FD2C19886

$ sudo apt-get update 
$ sudo apt-get install spotify-client

Shutter is a feature-rich screenshot program

$ sudo apt-get install shutter

Install TimeShift Backup Software

$ sudo apt-add-repository -y ppa:teejee2008/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install timeshift

How to Install TLP on Ubuntu 16.04, Linux Mint 18, Elementary OS Loki

https://www.linuxbabe.com/ubuntu/tlp-linux-laptop-battery-life

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:linrunner/tlp
$ sudo apt update && sudo apt install tlp tlp-rdw tp-smapi-dkms acpi-call-dkms

Package tp-smapi-dkms and acpi-call-dkms are for Lenovo ThinkPad laptops only.
One last thing to mention is that “TLP” laptop battery manager is incompatible with “laptop-mode-tools” so you have to uninstall one of these two.

Add ‘Open as Administrator’ to Pantheon in Elementary OS Luna

October 7, 2013
http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2013/10/open-as-administrator-to-pantheon-elementary-os/
how to add ‘Open as Administrator’ or ‘Open as root’ to Pantheon Context menu in Elementary OS

  • Run file as root privilege in Panthen Context Menu:

$ sudo vim /usr/share/contractor/file-runasroot.contract

[Contractor Entry]
Name=Run Executable as root
Icon=pantheon-files
Description=Run the Executable with root privileges
MimeType=application/x-executable;
Exec=gksudo %U
Gettext-Domain=pantheon-files
  • Open text file as root privilege with scratch editor in Panthen Context Menu:

$ sudo vim /usr/share/contractor/textfile-openasroot.contract

[Contractor Entry]
Name=Open text file as root
Icon=scratch-text-editor
Description=Open file as root with scratch editor
MimeType=text
Exec=gksudo scratch-text-editor %U
Gettext-Domain=scratch-text-editor
  • Open current folder as root privilege in Panthen Context Menu:

$ sudo vim /usr/share/contractor/folder-openasroot.contract

[Contractor Entry]
Name=Open folder as root
Icon=pantheon-files
Description=Open current folder as root privilege
MimeType=inode;
Exec=gksudo pantheon-files %U
Gettext-Domain=pantheon-files

Run Application as Root

$ sudo -i pantheon-files /path/to/your/folder/goes/here

Translation: run pantheon-files (your files application) as the root user (sudo) in the root’s environment (-i) at the specified directory. If you want to use your current Terminal directory, specify $(pwd) instead of the path.

sudo -i synaptic
sudo -i update-manager
sudo -i appcenter

Sigil 0.9.8 (Open-Source EPUB Reader) Posted on April 1, 2017

http://sigil-ebook.com

http://linuxg.net/install-sigil-on-ubuntu/
install Sigil on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak, Linux Mint 18.x, Linux Mint 17.x

Don’t forget the FlightCrew plugin the epub2 validator

How to Install Sigil 0.9.8 in Ubuntu / Linux Mint:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/sigil
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install sigil  flightcrew

Optinal, to remove sigil, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove sigil

( Elementary OS Loki users may need to enable PPA to use apt-get.
$ sudo apt install software-properties-common )

BTRFS could really be your next filesystem

Posted on February 2, 2016
http://www.virtualtothecore.com/en/2016-btrfs-really-next-filesystem/


How to fix cannot wake up from suspend issue : elementary os

https://github.com/NetBit73/NeteXt73

? Because of Power management system software,
I installed two power management system, TLP and another,
and thus remain TLP and remove the other.

  1. Install netext73 optimizer
$ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:netext/netext73 
$ sudo apt-get update 
$ sudo apt-get install netext73 
  1. Launch netext73
$ netext73
    // optimizer is running...

I’m only check the system with netext73 for optimizing.
Do not install the other packages with this tool.

Install Linux Kernel 4.10 In CentOS and Ubuntu

https://www.ostechnix.com/install-linux-kernel-4-10-centos-ubuntu/
Install Linux Kernel 4.10 LTS in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
Download Linux Kernel 4.10

** You could easily upgrade your Linux Kernel in Ubuntu, Linux Mint using “Ubuntu Kernel Upgrade Utility”.

http://www.teejeetech.in/p/ukuu-kernel-upgrade-utility.html

** Install And Upgrade Linux Kernel using Ukuu in Ubuntu 16.10

$ sudo apt-add-repository -y ppa:teejee2008/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install ukuu

For Ubuntu desktop (GUI):

$ sudo ukuu-gtk

For Ubuntu server (CLI):

$ sudo ukuu

Gtk-Message: Failed to load module “pantheon-filechooser-module”

The below command resolve pixmap dependence.

$ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install gtk2-engines-pixbuf

MOST EFFECTIVE WAYS TO REDUCE LAPTOP OVERHEATING IN LINUX

https://itsfoss.com/reduce-overheating-laptops-linux/

A. TOOLS YOU CAN INSTALL TO PREVENT OVERHEATING OF LAPTOPS IN LINUX
1. TLP

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:linrunner/tlp
$sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install tlp tlp-rdw
  1. CPUFREQ
$ sudo apt-get install indicator-cpufreq
 Running the laptop in "Power Saver" mode reduces overheating.
 When installed, just choose the `power saver` mode from the indicator applet.

CPUfreq doesn’t conflict with TLP.

B. MONITOR HARDWARE TEMPERATURE

$ sudo apt-get install lm-sensors hddtemp
$ sudo sensors-detect
$ sudo apt-get install psensor

Issue that caused updates in AppCenter to stop showing completely
How to install the fix

$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install packagekit

and restart your computer.

AppCenter uses a software library called PackageKit to do most of the important bits of fetching and installing software.

How to put minimize and maximize button in elementary os loki

$ sudo apt-get install software-properties-common && 
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:philip.scott/elementary-tweaks &&
$ sudo apt-get update &&
$ sudo apt-get install elementary-tweaks

After that, open system settings and select Tweaks, under the first panel you’ll find the option to modify the window controls layout:

Go to System Settings > Tweaks:
select one of the following the layout.

Window Controls:
Layout:

              Windows (창)
              Minimize Right (오른쪽으로 최소화)
              Minimize Left  (왼쪽으로 최소화)
              OSX

What’s Indicator Stickynotes?

Indicator Stickynotes is a Linux application to help you write reminders that written in Python3 and GTK3. Just like most of the sticky applications, it allows you to make a list do. It works for Ubuntu 14.04 / 15.04 / 15.10 / 16.04, Elementary OS Freya, and Linux Mint series.
https://launchpad.net/indicator-stickynotes

Install indicator-stickynotes

$ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:umang/indicator-stickynotes
$ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install indicator-stickynotes

HOW TO INSTALL New FONTS

$ sudo apt install font-manager

Application Launcher> Graphics> Font Manager


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