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15 Things to do after installing Kubuntu 16.10

1. Configure DNS servers Use the Google DNS or OpenDNS servers instead of your isp dns servers. It can make your internet a bit more smooth. Configure the network connection and setup Google DNS servers or OpenDNS servers 8.8.8.8, 8.8.4.4 208.67.222.222 · 208.67.220.220 Either one should be fine. I prefer using Google DNS servers. 2. Update and upgrade the system As usual, the first thing to ...

How to install Nvidia drivers on Kubuntu 16.10

Install Nvidia drivers Installing Nvidia drivers, like always, can be a little bit tricky. I installed the ones from the default repository, but they did not work and the system went into a blank screen. 1. Check and find out your graphics card model The first thing to do is find out your gpu chipset, so that the correct driver can be selected. ...

How to install the latest Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

Nvidia drivers If you have an Nvidia graphics card on your system, then its recommended to install the official drivers provided by Nvidia. The proprietory drivers would utilise the hardware properly delivering full performance. Installation is pretty easy and it uses a ppa repository. So you do not need to compile anything. However, make sure to follow the steps properly. These steps would ...

Display icons on kde desktop without using a folder view

The Kubuntu desktop has a widget called Folder View that can be used to put icons on the desktop. However the widget itself is translucent and hides part of the wallpaper where it is put. I did not like this and looked for ways to remove the opacity of the folder view. However this did not seem easy. There was ...



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