The first step is to update and upgrade your system packages / software using the software updater or use the below command in terminal.
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade
Issue the password for the user when prompted.
Install Proprietary drivers in Ubuntu 13.04
Enable wireless / graphics drivers using Additional Drivers, If it doesn’t work then install it manually by following the below links.
Browser’s in Ubuntu 13.04
Firefox is the default web browser in Ubuntu, to install the Google Chrome browser follow the below links.
Disable Amazon online results in Ubuntu 13.04 Dash
In dash while searching any file / software, online search results are also added to the dash. To remove or disable it, read my earlier article on it.
If your using dual boot on your system, you may face grub error. To repair / solve that issue use boot repair. Check Howto Reinstall / Restore grub on Ubuntu 13.04 using live cd / USB
Ubuntu restricted extras
Install the Ubuntu restricted extras, which support MP3 playback, DVD playback and other video and audio formats. Restricted extras also install Microsoft fonts in Ubuntu 12.10. Use the below command to install it.
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras
Torrents in Ubuntu 13.04
Transmission is the default torrent client in Ubuntu, Alternate torrent clients are Vuze, qBittorrent or uTorrent. You can install Vuze and qBittorrent using Software center. To install utorrent follow the below link.