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i hav lost add/remove applications ..?how to install

Posted: Fri Apr 18, 2008 12:42 pm
by cello_911
i have somehow not got or lost the add/remove application well at least the icon on the main menu doesn't appear ....is there a way of getting it back? and how
please give me step by step advice as a complete newbie ,,but quickly learning

many thanks

cello_911

Re: i hav lost add/remove applications ..?how to install

Posted: Fri Apr 18, 2008 1:02 pm
by Zwopper
To see if it's installed - Open a terminal and type:

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gnome-app-install
To install - Open a terminal and type:

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sudo apt-get install gnome-app-install -y
That should do it!

Re: i hav lost add/remove applications ..?how to install

Posted: Fri Apr 18, 2008 3:57 pm
by cello_911
zwopper,

Many thanks , something was installing but still cant find anywhere the add/remove icon (application) ...do I need to do something else?

Re: i hav lost add/remove applications ..?how to install

Posted: Fri Apr 18, 2008 4:09 pm
by Zwopper
...hmmm...
Have you tried pressing Alt+F1 to see if the Gnome menu appears? :?:

Re: i hav lost add/remove applications ..?how to install

Posted: Sat Apr 19, 2008 5:20 am
by cello_911
zwopper,
thanks very much that worked a treat alt F1 (where can you get that information on alt functions from?) have a great weekend and thanks again

Cell0_911