Installing Packages with APT

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You can now install, using sudo, any available software authored by Google for Ubuntu, using APT or another package tool. This shows Picasa being installed using APT:

$ sudo apt-get install picasa

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following NEW packages will be installed: picasa

0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 115 not upgraded. Need to get 21.7MB of archives.

After unpacking 82.3MB of additional disk space will be used.

Get:1 http://dl.google.com stable/non-free picasa 2.2.2820-5 [21.7MB]

Fetched 21.7MB in lm3s (340kB/s)

Selecting previously deselected package picasa.

(Reading database ... 88015 files and directories currently installed.) Unpacking picasa (from .../picasa_2.2.2820-5_i386.deb) ... Setting up picasa (2.2.2820-5) ...

You can now run the Picasa program by typing picasa on the command line, or selecting it from the Applications O Graphics menu on the Ubuntu desktop.

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