Things to install on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa

Things to install on Ubuntu 20.04

This article explores various software that you can install on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa. There is a variety of things that can be installed on Ubuntu 20.04, hence we have divided all the software into two categories: Ubuntu user and DevOps.

We not only provide you with ideas of what can be installed but also link to tutorials that take you through the installation process.

In this guide you will discover:

  • What software you can install on Ubuntu 20.04 as an every day Ubuntu user
  • What software to install on Ubuntu 20.04 for DevOps

This article will be continuously updated with more things to install on Ubuntu 20.04 so keep checking for updates.

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Gnome Dekstop on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa

The 8 Best Ubuntu Desktop Environments (20.04 Focal Fossa Linux)

GNOME 3.36 is a default Ubuntu 20.04 desktop environment but this does not stop you to install and use other desktop environments. In fact, you can install a desktop environment with a single command!

Our list of recommended desktops for Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux is complemented with links to instructions on how to install each desktop environment, which we hope will turn out to be a very useful feature of this article.

The screenshots included in this guide will give you the first impression of the desktop environments, which will hopefully help you to find the one that suits you most.

You can also see the desktop section of our Things to Install on Ubuntu 20.04 article for even more options.

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Ubuntu 20.04 Gnome Flashback Desktop Installation

GNOME Flashback is a trimmed version of GNOME 3 shell based on GNOME 2 desktop. It is a lightweight desktop to help you to get the most out of any low profile PC.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to install Gnome Flashback Desktop
  • How to login to Gnome Flashback Desktop session

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Install Ubuntu from USB - 20.04 Focal Fossa

Ubuntu 20.04 installation from USB

This article provides you with a detailed description of installing Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa from USB after such bootable USB (also referred to as live USB) had been created.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to download Ubuntu 20.04
  • How to create Bootable USB or DVD
  • How to access Boot Menu and BIOS/UEFI
  • How to boot Ubuntu 20.04 from USB
  • How to try Ubuntu 20.04 before installing
  • How to install Ubuntu 20.04 from USB

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How to verify downloaded Ubuntu ISO image checksum

How to verify downloaded Ubuntu ISO image checksum

In this tutorial you will learn how to verify the authenticity of downloaded Ubuntu ISO image. The aim is to ensure that the Ubuntu downloaded ISO has not been tempered with, it is not corrupted in someway and is malware free.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to obtain the correct signature key
  • How to import the correct signature key
  • How to verify the content of the checksum file
  • How to verify downloaded Ubuntu ISO image checksum

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Eclipse IDE for C/C++ Developers on Ubuntu 20.04

Eclipse IDE for C/C++ Developers installation on Ubuntu 20.04

In this tutorial you will learn how to install the latest version of Eclipse IDE for C/C++ Developers on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux Desktop.

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to install Eclipse IDE prerequisites
  • How to download Eclipse IDE for C/C++ Developers
  • How to extract Eclipse IDE for C/C++ Developers package
  • How to launch Eclipse IDE
  • How to create Eclipse IDE desktop launcher

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Apt proxy configuration on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux

Apt proxy configuration on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux

You are reading a quick tutorial on how to configure apt proxy server and client on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • How to install and configure apt proxy server
  • How to start apt proxy server
  • How to open firewall port for apt proxy incoming traffic
  • How to configure apt proxy client

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