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When installing application, there are addon available but are there easy ways to find out what are they like (Libsvg-perl in the application "Inkscape") Thanks!

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The package name, which can be found between the brackets, will tell you more about the add-on. Search for this package name in the Software Center. Below the package details are a list of add-ons. The one you mention (Libsvg-perl) is visible in the screenshot below:

Software center showing add-ons

For any add-ons you want info on, just re-do your search for that package name.

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thanks for your answer but when I searched then, only some of them can be found and addon like "Libsvg-perl" can not found, so what are they ?? – yuman Jul 15 '12 at 7:37
Make sure you set "All software" in the menu "View". – cumulus007 Jul 15 '12 at 7:39
thanks for your quick answer, I still can only found some of them ..but anyway, I think I will just neglect the others – yuman Jul 15 '12 at 7:53
That seems strange to me, as I can find the package you mentioned without problems. As an alternative, use apt-cache show libsvg-perl. – cumulus007 Jul 15 '12 at 7:56
thanks, I can see the description when type "apt-cache show libsvg-perl", but not in the software center – yuman Jul 15 '12 at 8:09

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