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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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Ubuntu Software Center

The Ubuntu Software Center is a graphical utility for package management in Ubuntu. You can find it in the Applications menu as Ubuntu Software Center; it is named software-center. The Ubuntu Software Center enables you to easily select and install a large array of applications by using the intuitive built-in search and easy one-click installation. When you open the program, you see the Package Browsing screen, as shown in Figure 9.1.

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FIGURE 9.1 The initial Ubuntu Software Center screen enables you to browse through packages sorted by groups.

Along the left side of the screen, you have three menu options: Get Software, ...

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