Downloading and system info

NoOp glgxg at
Fri Mar 28 16:27:55 UTC 2008

On 03/28/2008 08:00 AM, Joseph wrote:
> I am brand new to Ubuntu, but I think I'm going to like it.
> However, I'm wanting to download an HTML editing program at
> and it gives several options....
> and I'm not sure what to take.
> It says I've searched and found 1 package....   but there's a list of
> seven things.
> I want to master Ubuntu, but it seems I must start with downloads.  It
> seems that I need to know the processor (i.e. AMD64) and this system was
> given to me in parts and I built it.  But I'm not sure of the processor
> except that it's 1000Mhz.  Of course I may be wrong in my assumptions.
> Ubuntu is definitely different.
> Thanks for any assistance.

You don't need to download it from there. There are two ways to install
this package:

1. GUI: System|Adminstration|Synaptic Package Manager|Settings|Repositories

Under the "Downloadable from the Internet" make sure that all are ticked
except for 'Source code'. Un-tick "Cdrom with ..."

Click Close
Click Reload (upper left corner).

That will bring in the Universe repository needed for Bluefish. Note:
you should not have to do this again, unless you want to add 3rd party
repositories [1].


Search - Bluefish
Tick the square box to the left of bluefish (S column) and "Mark for
installation". Now directly above it you'll see the "Apply" button with
a green check mark - select and it will install the package for you.

2. Command Line: Make sure that you have performed the repository step
in #1 above. Open a terminal (Applications|Accessories|Terminal) and
issue the following command:

sudo apt-get install bluefish

After the program installs you will find it in:

Also see:

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