Debian/Ubuntu Package Installation Shortcut

Alt-F2 then type

Simple, quick, and should work in any window manager. Just remember that package names are case sensitive and almost always lowercase.

Here’s an example where I install XBMC:

Then just click Install:

This example is with Ubuntu’s default window manager, GNOME, but should work basically the same way in any other window manager, just not as pretty. *ducks*

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