Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr has been recently released, in all the traditional flavors. The easiest way to install all the popular software on it is to use the Ubuntu After Install app created by the Faenza developers, which enables the users to codecs, plugins and other apps with a few clicks only, from a simple GUI.
It provides a list of available software and all the user has to do is tick the packages he wants to install and press Install Now. Among others, it installs the Ubuntu Restricrterd Extras, Unity Tweak Tool, Faenza Icon theme, Google Chrome, Kdenlive, LibreOffice, Dropbox, VLC, Gimp, Darktable, FileZilla, Kdenlive, Handbrake, OpenShot, Scribus, Skype, Shutter and Steam.
The latest version available is Ubuntu After Install 2.4 Beta, which has been recently released.
In this article I will show you how to install Ubuntu After Install 2.4 Beta on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin.
Because it is available via PPA, installing Ubuntu After Install 2.4 Beta on all the supported Ubuntu systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your sytem, update the local repository index and install the ubuntu-after-install package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:thefanclub/ubuntu-after-install
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install ubuntu-after-install
Optional, to remove ubuntu-after-install, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove ubuntu-after-install
Or, if you want to uninstall ubuntu-after-install, disable the recently added PPA and downgrade all the packages that got updated via the PPA, do:
$ sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
$ sudo ppa-purge ppa:thefanclub/ubuntu-after-install