I have a netbook running ubuntu. the ubuntu software center is too slow and I like add/remove applications more than I do the ubuntu software center. when I try fedora I like the add/remove applications but how do I get on ubuntu 12.04? Please help me
Try Synaptic Manager.
Which provides a thorough Package installation and Uninstallation option, with Sub-Menus such as Section, Origin, Status, Custom Filters, based on type of package/software.
But i will advise you to give another try to Ubuntu Software centre , you can explore it as here
You can Install and Uninstall quite Easily compared to Synaptic here, you just have to choose the right options as example in the screenshot , just expand them to see it.
Third option would be apt-get to remove and install packages.
AFAIK you have only one alternative - the Terminal. It's really straightforward. Three commands or so and you're set to use it for adding/removing programs. Quick examples:
To install firefox:
To remove firefox:
To install a program from external repository ("repo") first you need to add the repository. To install ppa:alexx2000/doublecmd repository :
I wouldn't recommend Synaptic manager. From my experience the risk of breaking your system is much higher when using Synaptic when compared to the Terminal (since you really limit your actions to copy/paste into Terminal anyway).
You can do it easily from
. To install it open a terminal & type
Or you can uninstall your software by terminal. Tpne in a terminal