First things to do when you just installed Ubuntu

Open the windows in center:

http://askubuntu.com/questions/142128/open-windows-in-center-of-screen

Open Terminal menu from Nautilus:

http://askubuntu.com/questions/207442/how-to-add-open-terminal-here-to-nautilus-context-menu

Improve Bash’s prompt for Git:

http://blog.iliyan-trifonov.com/current-git-branch-name-in-command-prompt-martinvalasek-com/

Install x265 codec on Ubuntu 14.04

x265 is here and we have to deal with its support.

So using these commands I was able to play a x265 encoded video in the latest Ubuntu:

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:strukturag/libde265
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gstreamer1.0-libde265

Source: Install x265 codec on Ubuntu 14.04

Ubuntu: Open windows in the center of the screen – Ask Ubuntu

As a heavy Windows user I am used to have all not maximized windows to open somewhere in the center or where I put them last time. So I’ve decided to look around the Interwebz if I can do the same with Linux knowing that such things should already be discussed for Ubuntu Linux.

I’ve found this and will use it now to see if it makes the window placement like I am used to:

Open windows in center of screen – Ask Ubuntu.