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Learn Linux in a Month of Lunches by Steven Ovadia

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Chapter 8. An introduction to Linux home/office software

Once you can install software, which you learned how to do in the previous chapter, Linux really opens up for you. Because software is how you customize your desktop and make it your own. This chapter is going to cover the typical software most users work with daily. Some of this software is installed in Ubuntu (or your distribution of choice) by default, and some of it will need to be installed, which you now know how to do! I’m going to walk you through

  • Office productivity software, so you can use spreadsheets, word process, and handle email.
  • Image editors, so you can crop and resize your photos.
  • Multimedia players, so you can watch movies and listen to music.

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