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I recently downloaded the software center (or so I thought), by typing in sudo apt-get install software-center. It seemed to go through the whole process, but at the end of it all I didn't see it in my folder. I'm happy to do it again, but I'm not sure if I need to. After downloading it, is there something else that I have to do to bring it up?

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Why did you do that? Downloading software-center?! What is your Linux distribution?! – mini Apr 15 '14 at 5:05
Thanks. I got it figured out. I'm totally green using Linux. If I want to run a different browser in Ubuntu, say Firefox for example, how do I install and then run it? Question 2- Is there a place that I can reference on learning to use Ubuntu (lists of commands, understanding how it the OS works, etc.)? – DQC Apr 15 '14 at 5:18
1. Firefox is installed by default | How to install a software: just search it in Software Center (Look at the below answer by @Avinash), If you couldn't find it in Software Center, go to your desired software website and download specified package for Ubuntu/Debian based on your system arch: 32/64 bit. 2., However films/tutorials are better than books. search on the net/youtube | If you need to chat with ubuntu users come here: => Channel field: #ubuntu | Do you know what's you Ubuntu version? – mini Apr 15 '14 at 7:04

To run the software center, just type the below command on terminal ctrl+Alt+t,



Search for Ubuntu software center in dash.

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