Please Comment: Proposal to change the name of Applications -> Add/Remove...

Dereck dereck at
Thu Jan 15 18:45:01 GMT 2009


I think that would also bring down the 'fear' level that some windows users
have of "installing" or "downloading" on their computers.

"Software Library" reflects what it really is IMHO.


On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 1:29 PM, Rick Spencer <rick.spencer at>wrote:

> All -
> A proposal has been put forward to change the name of the
> "Add/Remove..." menu item.
> Problem:
> Platforms such as iPhone and Android have given users the expectation
> that there is a "place" that they can to in order to install new
> software. Ubuntu has good functionality for this, but the name
> "Add/Remove..." is not in line with users' expectations because it isn't
> a "place".
> Solution:
> Change the name of "Add/Remove..." to "Software Library".
> Thoughts?
> Cheers, Rick
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