I am new in ubuntu and want to change from windows to linux, my question is
in command line, how search a app or locate that i want to install without using the ubuntu software center
on 03/07/2013 – Made popular on 03/07/2013
The subject says it all: how can I search a Unity lens using the command line? This would be useful, e.g., when ssh-ing into a machine.
For example, if I know I can get to the software center by searching for 'software' in the application lens but I don't know the command line for the software center it would be useful to be able to run the lens search via the command line and get results.
I wondered if there is some easy to use Software-Center in Debian as well. (You can search and install software easily with it.)
The program can be used to add and manage repositories as well as Ubuntu Personal Package Archives (PPA) and on Ubuntu, the Ubuntu Software Center also allows users to purchase commercial applications.
I just started migrating from Windows to Ubuntu 10.04
I have big question regarding installing new softwares.
I want to install a software "ABC12" which is on the web (Let us assume it is Ubuntu version).
What are the ways to install - I am very confused.
The debain package "cav-linux_1.1.268025-1_i386.deb" can be downlowded from the Comodo anti-virus website http://antivirus.comodo.com/ . The package can be opened with Ubuntu software center but can not be searched for using it. It also can not be uninstalled using the Ubuntu software center.
Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot comes with a better software management. For example, Ubuntu team has just updated the Ubuntu Software Center interface. To me, this new version of Ubuntu Software Center is easier to use and nicer compared to previous version. The search box is well placed at the top right of the main window. [...]