[ubuntu-uk] Question: where do you find apps?

Ken Adams adams.ken.j at googlemail.com
Mon Sep 1 10:58:13 BST 2008


I find that the Getdeb site is very useful. you can search by 'latest',
'keyword', 'catagory' etc etc.

You can also set your default distro so it only lists debs for your
specific setup.

http://www.getdeb.net/

Rgds Ken

On Sun, 2008-08-31 at 21:50 +0100, John Levin wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> A question for you all, one that's been exercising me: where do you find 
> out about applications?
> Do you read about them on the net or in mags, think it sounds 
> interesting, then look it up in synaptic?
> If you have a particular need (say, cataloguing pdfs), how would you go 
> about finding a suitable app? How would you google, where would you ask?
> If after searching, you have a large choice of apps, how would you 
> choose between them? Would you test them all? To what sort of depth?
> 
> TIA
> 
> John
> 
> -- 
> John Levin
> http://www.technolalia.org/blog/
> 




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