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

Steve macstevejb at gmail.com
Mon Sep 1 10:59:39 BST 2008

On Sun, 31 Aug 2008 21:50:34 +0100
John Levin <john at technolalia.org> 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?
> John
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Apart from the usual Ubuntu software repositories, you might also want to take a look at:


for some of the latest versions of apps that will work with Ubuntu.



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