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where i can get software download for ubuntu 9 ?

i cant find much (softwares, applications and derivers).can linux (software, application and drivers ) work on ubuntu 9?

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marked as duplicate by Sathya, Ivo Flipse Jan 29 '10 at 8:24

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you may want to rephrase your question, i.e. what type of software are you looking for? which hardware are you using that you need drivers for? –  Molly7244 Jan 28 '10 at 19:23
Dupe - superuser.com/questions/101813/… –  Sathya Jan 28 '10 at 21:27
i want ubunto drivers of nvidia geforce FX5200.... –  saleemrehman Jan 29 '10 at 4:00

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If you're asking if Linux software works on Ubuntu, the answer is yes, as Ubuntu is a "flavor" or "distribution" of Linux. Linux generally refers to just the operating system kernel, the core of the OS. That + the libraries and tools is referred to as GNU/Linux, and Ubuntu is that + a set of programs pre-packaged to work well together, which is called a Linux Distribution.

Ubuntu is Linux:)

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A Gentoo user could kill you for the above analogy (Ubuntu=Linux): do you know that? :D –  dag729 Jan 29 '10 at 16:56
Hahaha:) I suppose I should have clarified "For the Purposes of the Discussion at Hand"! –  phoebus Jan 29 '10 at 17:41
  • For Software, get familiar with the synaptics software tool and/or apt-get or aptitude. As well look into freshmeat.com.
  • For drivers, your best if Ubuntu can't figure it out, is to check ubuntuforums.com and/or go on irssi server irc.freenode.net and room #ubuntu

Through normal applications, wine, codeweavers, I have both my windows, linux apps working flawlessly.

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