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The Official Ubuntu Book by Amber Graner, Matthew Helmke

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Chapter 5. Finding and Installing Ubuntu Applications

Using Ubuntu Software Center

Learning Terminology and Foundations

Using Synaptic

Useful Software Packages to Explore

Playing to Learn with Educational Programs

Summary

In addition to those installed by default, Ubuntu offers a wealth of other applications to help you make the most of your computer. Different people use their computers in different ways, and it is for that reason that we wanted to help you discover how to enable your Ubuntu computer to do even more.

Chapter 3 includes a brief introduction to the Ubuntu Software Center as one way to install or remove software. Here we cover this and other methods as well. Work done using one tool to add or remove software is recognized ...

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