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OK, so this is a little bit of mindless self-promotion, but... :P


I've put together a printable two-sided guide to installing software under Ubuntu. It's aimed at the absolute beginner to Ubuntu, perhaps a switcher from Windows. It details how to download and install software from the Add/Remove Applications method as well as downloading .deb packages manually and installing them that way.


You can take a look and download the guide (PDF, OpenDocument, HTML) from


Oh, and it's Creative Commons licensed too.