Software installation on modern Ubuntu

Marcos Alano marcoshalano at
Thu Aug 31 17:39:13 UTC 2017

Kudos for you Matthew. Fonts are a package category which need a GUI
to show some preview images.

On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 5:01 AM, Matthew Paul Thomas <mpt at> wrote:
> Colin Law wrote on 26/08/17 18:21:
>>>> OK, I see where you are coming from. It never occurred to me that
>> anyone wanting to install libgtk2.0-dev, or similar, would want to use
>> a GUI. I assumed everyone used apt for that.  Obviously I am wrong.
> Fonts are a clear example of packages that aren’t applications, but that
> are much more pleasant to install with a GUI, since it can show you what
> they look like.
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