How to install minimal Ubuntu desktop

Question: I want to use Ubuntu Desktop on my hardware, but without all the bloatware pre-installed (e.g., LibreOffice, media players, etc). How can I install a minimal Ubuntu desktop? If you want to set up a stripped down Ubuntu desktop, a clean approach is to first install Ubuntu server on your hardware, and then manually […]
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How to remove Amazon ads on Ubuntu

Question: I don’t want to see Amazon ads when I am searching on Ubuntu Dash. How can I disable Amazon ads on Ubuntu? Since Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal), Unity Dash started to show shopping suggestions from Amazon as well as online search results, which are tailored to your searches. This feature ticks off many Ubuntu […]
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