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I am new to the Ubuntu desktop and I have no clue as to download non software center software, I.E.Adobe, Anti- Virus programs, etc...

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There is antiviruses for Ubuntu, also; see apps.ubuntu.com/cat/search/?q=antivirus&op= –  Radu Rădeanu May 25 '13 at 19:16
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You can download as normal as in other OS (i.n. Windows). Everything you need is just a browser (i.e. Firefox or Chromium). Also, if you need more, you can find some download managers in Ubuntu Software Center like KGet.

To install and use Windows software, see this post: How can I install Windows software?.

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But please don't try to run a Windows Anti-Virus with wine... –  Germar May 25 '13 at 22:02
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