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Maintaining Ubuntu workstations
 
See http://pbraun.nethence.com/sysutils_linux/debian.html for anything that's common with Debian.
 
Basic system
Check the release version,
lsb_release -a
 
Proceed with a minor upgrade,
apt update
apt-get full-upgrade
 
Proceed with a major upgrade,
do-release-upgrade
Note. add -d to proceed even for development / alpha / beta releases
 
Desktop Environment
Reinstall the desktop environment,
apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop
#apt-get install --reinstall unity
 
Miscellaneous
Eventually disable the firewall and check,
#ufw disable
#iptables -L -n
Ref. http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/ubuntu-server-disable-firewall/
 
Disable graphical login on ubuntu server 12 LTS,
service lxdm stop
update-rc.d -f lxdm remove
 
Disable graphical login on ubuntu 14 LTS,
service lightdm stop
update-rc.d -f lightdm remove
 
Disable graphical login on Ubuntu 15,
systemctl stop lightdm
systemctl disable lightdm
 
 

Last update: Apr 01, 2016