Among all the forums here, it discuss solutions after the problem occurs. To makes some difference, I create this thread to avoid problem before it happen and to give solutions or advices before it occurs.
We have the Do and Don'ts, Tips and Tricks and Preventive Maintenance of our Dear Ubuntu System. Your idea and keeping Ubuntu System up and running will do a great difference and a lot of help to others. This would be particularly helpful to our new Users in Ubuntu.
Once again Welcome!!!
They say, "A rolling stone gathers no moss".
To start the stone rolling here are my tips:
Tip: Choose wisely how to install your video card driver. You can do the manual or automatic.
to up-to-date you Ubuntu system. I am using it to my Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
Back-up your file by putting ".bak" (without the quotation) on your file name, like
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cp /path/to/your/file/original.txt /path/to/your/file/original.bak
Don't mess on something until you fully understands how it really works. Make sure you will not create conflicts on what you will do.
Feel free to share how you put in shape your Ubuntu System