Ubuntu Server FAQ

Steps to Build Stripped Down Linux System on Ubuntu Server as the Base

Install Graphical Users interface

sudo apt-get install xorg

sudo apt-get install openbox (this desktop, user right mouse click to open terminal or browser)

startx

(Now install a browser, system monitor, text editor and any other applications needed)



GET AUDIO in GUI after Installed
To install Alsa sound (alsa-base, alsa-utils, alsa-tools, libasound2)
sudo apt-get install alsa alsa-tools

Add yourself to the group audio, "owner being your profile name"
sudo adduser owner audio

Reboot
sudo init 6

To adjust volume control, since it on 0% volume by default
sudo apt-get install gnome-alsamixer

To open audio mixer
gnome-alsamixer


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Open nautilus without changing OpenBox interface
nautilus -no-desktop

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How to install gnome-disk-utility
sudo apt-get install gnome-disk-utility
How to open gnome-disk-utility
palimpsest

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How to install gnome-system-monitor
sudo apt-get install gnome-system-monitor


How to open Network Manager
nm-connection-editor

How to open Sound Settings
gnome-control-center sound



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