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Ubuntu Unleashed 2014 Edition: Covering 13.10 and 14.04,Ninth Edition by Paul Hudson, Andrew Hudson, Matthew Helmke

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Finding Programs and Files

In the past, Ubuntu used a system of menus to guide users in searching for programs, but now there is an easier, faster way. Use the Dash to find programs. You access the Dash by clicking the Ubuntu logo at the upper left of the screen. This brings up the menu shown in Figure 1.6. Start typing in the Search box to find specific programs or documents on your system. The icons in the row along the bottom of the Dash provide categories you can use to narrow searches. When you click the house icon you go to the main Dash screen as shown in the figure. Click the second icon to see installed applications and a list of other applications that are available for installation. Click the arrow next to See More Results to view ...

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