[BALU] The most lame linux user .....

Brandon Cristina bcristina at ewtn.com
Tue Oct 28 09:19:08 CDT 2008

Thanks guys/gals !



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[mailto:members-bounces at lists.bham-lug.org] On Behalf Of Michael Ramm
Sent: Monday, October 27, 2008 11:54 AM
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Subject: Re: [BALU] The most lame linux user .....


Your Ubuntu install will have Synaptic already installed as well as a
Add/Remove  at the bottom of your Applications menu.

Synaptic is located in System > Administration > Synaptic Package

Once you look around it, it is pretty easy to follow how to use



On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 11:11 AM, Charles McNutt
<charlesmcnutt at windstream.net> wrote:

If you will install ( or maybe it is already installed ) the Synaptic
Package Manager, I think you will find that there is nothing very hard
in Ubuntu about installing programs anymore either. If you don't have
Synaptic, just do "apt-get install synaptic" at a command line ( you
must login as root to do that ).

Charles (cwm)

Brandon Cristina wrote:
> I am sure that I am probably the most lame linux user on here ... I
> dabbled in it a couple of times .... had problems and then backed
> But this last go around I took the time to install it properly (I was
> formerly using a Wubi install ) on my two-year old Dell .... and I
> absolutely LOVE it now. I am amazed at the solid multi-tasking of it.
> My Vista install would always cause music to hiccup when I launched
> other apps .... with my Ubuntu install I have no such problem .... it
> really puts a smile on my face !! ( :
> My only complaint right now is how cryptic some programs can be to
> install for those of us who are not as computer savvy. But I am so in
> love that were it not for gaming I would wipe Vista off my hard drive

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