How to install KDE plasma desktop on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective

The objective is to install KDE plasma desktop as an alternative desktop environment. See also our article: The 8 Best Ubuntu Desktop Environments (18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux) for more desktop environment choices.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Requirements

Administrative root/sudo permissions.

Conventions

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How to install git on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective

The objective is to install the distributed version control system git on Ubuntu 18.04 Linux. First, we will be installing git on Ubuntu from a standard Ubuntu repository and later we will perform git installation from the source code.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via the sudo command is required.

Conventions

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Install Android Studio On Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective

Install Android Studio on Ubuntu 18.04

Distributions

Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Requirements

A working install of Ubuntu 18.04 with root privileges.

Conventions

  • # – requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
  • $ – requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

Other Versions of this Tutorial

Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa)

Introduction

If you’re serious about developing for Andorid, or you just want to play around and see what app development is all about, Android Studio is the best option out there. It’s the official IDE developed by Google for writing Android apps.

Google developed Android Studio for Ubuntu. Up until recently, Google did all of their development on Ubuntu. They just switched over to Debian, in case you were wondering. Either way, it’s similar, so coding for Android on Ubuntu is a good idea.

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How to install Skype on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective

The objective of this guide is to install Skype, the video chat and voice calls application on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver 64-bit

Requirements

Privileged administrator/root access is required to install this software.

Conventions

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How to install Mate desktop on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective

The objective is to install Mate desktop environment as an alternative desktop environment.

See also our article: The 8 Best Ubuntu Desktop Environments (18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux) for more desktop environment choices.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Requirements

Administrative root/sudo permissions.

Conventions

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How to Install Latest Adobe Acrobat Reader DC on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux with Wine

Objective

The objective is to install the latest version of Adobe Reader on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux desktop using Wine.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
  • Software: – wine-3.0, Acrobat Reader DC 2018

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required.

Conventions

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How to create desktop shortcut launcher on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective

The objective is to show how to create desktop shortcut launcher on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver using the default GNOME user interface.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
  • Software: – GNOME Shell 3.26.2 or higher

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command will be required to install new software.

Conventions

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