Printable Guide - Installing Software on Ubuntu

Ubuntu 'Circle of Friends' logoIf you're brand new to Ubuntu, or Linux, many concepts will be alien to you and whilst it is pretty simple to pick it up after a while, you may be left in the dark when things differ from how Windows works.

One of the key differences between the two is how you install software. With terms like package and repository flying around, it can be a challenge to ...

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Prevent Ubuntu asking for the CD to install packages

Recent releases of Ubuntu have a feature where the installation CD can be used as a repository for installing software, just like any repository on the web.

The advantage of this, obviously, is it means that you can save bandwidth for some packages that haven't been updated since the release, or even sometimes be able to install new packages without an internet connection at all. The main disadvantage - the ...

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