Ubuntu

which git
sudo apt-get install git

Generate ssh-keys Install an ssh server if you plan to connect to the machine remotely

Install your preferred editor.

Launch and configure your browser

Launch the System Monitor. Select to see all processes.

Auto-hide the Dock (Settings->Appearance->Dock)

Update Blank Screen Preferences (Settings->Power->Blank Screen)

Change the Terminal background.

  • Preferences -> Profiles -> Unnamed -> Colors"
  • Uncheck "Use colors from system theme"

Change the desktop background. (right-click on the desired image in a file explorer and choose "Set as Desktop Background.")

Apply Gnome 3 settings

Install Docker / Docker-compose

Install a password manager

sudo apt install keepassxc

Install other applications, as needed.