How to install ,search, and uninstall a software installed on Ubuntu 14.04?

To INSTALL a software Open the ubuntu terminal and type:

$ sudo apt-get install THE SOFTWARE NAME

Example:

i installed gimp a image editor software so the command will be following :

$ sudo apt-get install gimp

then write yes or only y to accept the installation of the software.

To SEARCH for a program to your ubuntu computer:

$ apt-chache search KEYWORD

example: to search skype:

$apt-chache search skype

To REMOVE a software from ubuntu command will be following : i uninstalled gimp software so

$sudo apt-get –purge remove gimp

then write yes or only y to allow to removal of the program.

To see the list of the all softwares installed in your computer follow the command bellow:

 $ dpkg --list

 

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