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Many programs in Ubuntu need something or the other to run in. Graphical programs like the file manager (typically Nautilus) or the browser (Firefox, or Google Chrome, for example) need an instance of the X Window System (typically provided by X.Org's X server) to run. Correspondingly, command-line programs like Bash, apt-get, lynx, etc., to be run ...
bash is a shell; basically a program that reads commands and executes them. It is one of the interfaces between the kernel and the user. I do not know what do you call "apps", but if I understand correctly, bash is under the level of what you call "an app". But it's a fundamental part of the system... Have a good read here: ...
Open terminal and use grep to search for "personal file sharing" in /usr/share/applications folder. In fact, you will have this output: $ grep -R -i "personal file sharing" /usr/share/applications /usr/share/applications/gnome-user-share-properties.desktop:Name=Personal File Sharing Now, if we do this: $ grep "Exec" ...
You can find almost all software shortcuts that appear in Dash in /usr/share/applications directory. If you right-click a .desktop file and select "properties" you will see the command that is executed, when you click on the icon in Dash.
Press the super key and the "A" key at the same time. For music lens press super key (windows key) and "M", videos is super and "V" etc.
The terminal is NOT BASH. Make sure you remember that :) Bash is a shell - "a program that reads commands and executes them. It is one of the interfaces between the kernel and the user." Credit - rmano
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