To put a new application on your system, or remove one you don’t want to keep, select the Install/Remove Software utility from the System Tools menu with Launch → Applications → Systems Tools → Install/Remove Software. You are prompted to enter the root password, which you or your system administrator chose when installing JDS. Next you see a window showing the installed software on your JDS. A screenshot of the window appears in Figure 5-7.
Figure 5-7. JDS Software Installation Tool
This tool looks similar to the one used in the Java Desktop System Online Update. The selections on the top-left pane allow you to present different views of the system packages, as discussed earlier. The choices include:
The JDS Software Installation tool opens in the Selections view; however, if you want to see which packages fall under categories such as “Development Tools,” you can choose the Package Groups view, shown in Figure 5-8.
Figure 5-8. Software installation in Package Groups view
Finally, you can choose Search to search the list of packages and find out whether you have installed specific ones. For example, in Figure 5-9, we did a search on “mc” and found the packages we had installed.
Figure 5-9. The Software Installation Tool in the search ...