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Accessing downloads can someone tell me in "baby language" how to open a download in linux. I've heard about downloade packages but don't know how to find it or use it.

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  • Rozslater Apr 24, 2009

    All I have is pre installed tabs with my Asus Eee

    Can see icon for "Wine Set up" under my Internet tab. Nothing happens when I click it.

    Cannot see Applications tab

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Could you explain what do you mean by "to open a download"? As i understand it you want to download something , for example in Ubuntu - in the menu select Applications > Add/Remove
There you select in the "show" the option "All available applications " and in the "search" area you are just introducing the name of software , if it finds it - just put a tick in front of it and click on "Apply changes" .
Another way to do it would be to do it in terminal . To open the terminal click in the menu on Applications > Accessories> Terminal .
Type there - Sudo apt-get install name
So , instead of name just type the name of the software . For example if you want to download and install Wine type
Sudo apt-get install wine
Hope it will help you .

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