Ailurus is an open-source software that makes Ubuntu easier to use.
With ailurus,you can manage system settings include nautilus,desktop,windows effect,network,sound,etc;you can install/remove applications which do not provide Debian packages at all;you can check you hardware information include motherboard,CPU,BIOS,Total memory;you can check the system version,desktop environment,host name,kernel version and so on;you can select the fastest repository,clean up system cache,study Linux skills …
Here are the features:
* Help users learn some Linux skills
* Install some nice applications
* Enable some third party repositories
* Display basic hardware information
* Clean APT/YUM cache
* Backup and recover APT/YUM status
* Change GNOME settings
The ailurus start-up screen:
Ailurus is very easy to use,it lists all functions on top of its main window.Following screen shows the options to change/display/hide desktop icons and change gnome panels,file manager.
and change the window title-bar layout (the title-bar buttons at right or at left side)
After install the Ailurus,whenever you restart Ubuntu,a small Ubuntu Linux Tip shows at right top of the screen.
You can install Ailurus from PPA repository.
Open terminal from Applications->Accessories menu and type following commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ailurus sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ailurus
Ailurus also provides
tar.gz,deb,rpm packages,you can download them from
After install Ailurus it can be launched from Applications->System Tools menu.
Ailurus Project page:http://code.google.com/p/ailurus/