Easiest way to create Desktop shortcut in Ubuntu 15.04!

  • Open File System
  • Go to /usr/share/Applications
  • Right click on selected Applications
  • Select “Copy To” from right click menu.
  • Click on Desktop and Voila, your Desktop shortcut is ready!

Make your integrated WebCam work with Ubuntu 15.04

Integrated web cam stopped working when I updated to Ubuntu 15.04, running on Acer Aspire 4720Z(2GB RAM, 160GB HDD). Searched a lot for the solutions, finally Googling paid off.


  • You need to download/install the package ‘webcam’
  • sudo apt-get install webcam
  • After installing the package you need to restart your machine and can check with cheese webcam app
  • sudo apt-get install cheese