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I'm a newbie to linux and I have a Xubuntu 13.10 relase installed on my PC. I need to install some packages for web development but I can not find the package manager utility in the applications menu. Could somebody tell me where I can find it?

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One of the package managers available is the Ubuntu software center, which is available on the main menu.

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Or you can use synaptic package manager. To install it if not installed, just press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the command(s) below:

sudo apt-get install synaptic
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It worked. Thank you very much. – user216408 Nov 17 '13 at 10:17
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