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Installing Applications in Linux (part II)

Jul 27, 2008, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Hamish Taylor)

"So, you have found an application that you want to install and use on (Ubuntu) Linux. You have searched in Add/Remove Applications and in Synaptic, but it is not there (or there's an older version there that just won't cut it for you). What can you do now? Have no fear!

"...Ubuntu Tweak isn't available through the default Ubuntu repositories. I can't find it and easily install it using Add/Remove Applications or Synaptic. So, how do I install it? Firstly, you download the file (this is a .deb file, which means that it is Debian compatible. Debian is the base Linux distribution upon which Ubuntu is built) from the website."

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