Start adjusting Ubuntu 20.04 with “Ubuntu First Steps”

After a clean install of Ubuntu , you’ll need to make some adjustments to your desktop appearance to suit your needs.

In addition to fighting various system configuration tools such as system settings, Gnome Tweaks, Dconf Editor,’ Ubuntu first step ‘Is a handy tool with options primarily used to fine-tune your Ubuntu desktop.

This is a free open source tool written in Python with the ability to tweak the dock launcher.

  • Dock position.
  • Enable minimization with a click action.
  • Shorten the length of the dock.
  • Enable docking on multiple monitors.
  • Display the app at the top, etc.

You can also resize desktop icons, show or hide the home and trash can icons, change the date and time display, show battery percentages, and enable HiDPI fractional scaling. There are also options.

It allows you to easily enable or disable camera, microphone, and sound output and stop Ubuntu from remembering application usage, recent files, temporary files, and Recycle Bin files.

There is also a Repository tab that contains a list of Ubuntu PPA. However, we do not recommend using this feature as some are obsolete (GIMP PPA, Audacity PPA, etc.) or useless (available in the main repository, such as Grub Customizer).

In addition, useful apps such as VLC, GIMP, Blender, FileZilla, etc.[アプリケーション]You can install it with a single click from the tab.

You must click the gear button in the upper left corner to apply the changes.

How to install “Ubuntu First Steps”:

The software developer built the package with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS support only.

Press Ctrl + Alt + T on your keyboard to open a terminal. Once open, run the following commands one at a time to add the PPA and install the tools.

                      sudo add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/atareao
                      sudo apt install ubuntu-first-steps

Once installed, open it from the System App Launcher and have fun!

How to delete:

To remove Ubuntu PPA[ソフトウェアとアップデート]->[その他のソフトウェア]Go to or open a terminal and run the command.

                      sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:atareao/atareao

To remove the configuration tool, use the following command:

                      sudo apt remove --autoremove ubuntu-first-steps

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