Downloading and system info
ubuntu at e-pops.org
Fri Mar 28 18:37:43 UTC 2008
On Fri, 2008-03-28 at 09:27 -0700, NoOp wrote:
> 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
> > http://packages.ubuntu.com/bluefish 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 .
> 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:
>  https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Repositories/Ubuntu
> Also see: https://help.ubuntu.com/7.10/
I want to thank you and Michael for your help. I got it downloaded
along with the FTP and a few other things. I think I'll like this....
But like red beets, I've got to get used to it. <grin>
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