On 18/07/07, Dan <dan27649@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On 7/18/07, Thorbjørn Ravn Andersen <thunderaxiom@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Either look into "Add/remove software" on the programs tab (I believe),
> or at the Synaptic program in the administration submenu.
>
> I think you will find more software than you expected, and it is just a
> few mouseclicks to install...


One of my colleagues is familiar with Ubuntu (he prefers Kubuntu) and he
just told me the same thing. I'll check it out when I get home tonight.

Dan

Also have a look at http://ubuntuguide.org/ which takes you through
installing a lot of commonly used applications. Some aren't in the
standard set (called main) of Ubuntu packages, so you have to enable
extra software repositories (universe, multiverse) in the update
system - the guide takes you through the steps. You'll find you can
enable these through the Add/Remove... item - there is a huge amount
of software available.

Regards, Martin

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