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!
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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.

Solution:

  • 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