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Apps Resources for Linux OS

by morph / June 12, 2015 2:52 PM PDT

Please recommend several sites for downloading free apps for Linux OS.
Thanks

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Why?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 12, 2015 3:07 PM PDT

Such is all over the web and only spammers would want to promote their sites.

Tell more. Are such hard to find today?

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use software manager
by renegade600 / June 15, 2015 10:45 AM PDT

use the software manager that came with your linux distro. this way you know the software was tested with your specific distro and works. If you are looking for others that are not in the software manager, then you are doing so at your own risk but you can just do an online search to find the specific utility you are looking for.

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google
by theNetnest / June 22, 2015 10:57 AM PDT

google.
Remember that Linux was originally created by a programmer for programmers since Unix was copyrighted and thus the OS source is open for anyone to modify. By that I mean there are many different flavors and versions of Linux.
Most applications are built for a specific release or revision and are thus usually maintained by the distribution group for that brand of Linux. i.e. Linux mint, Debian, BSD (variant of linux), tophat (microsoft linux), etc.

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