Installing software in Ubuntu using terminal

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Installing software in Ubuntu using terminal

Linux was first developed to be used by only professionals. So Linux can be a bit confusing for ordinary pc users to figure out. When it comes to installing software using the terminal it is even more complicated.

  • Please open the terminal in your Ubuntu operating system.
  • Please type the following command to access the home directory

cd ~

  • Please enter the following command with the name of the file that you are going to install

Sudo apt-get install thenameofthesoftware

  • You will be asked your password and then it will ask to access the internet to download the software that you requested.
  • You are done! Now you just have to type the name of the software that you installed in the terminal and press enter.
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