Wednesday, 13 May 2015

App Grid... How to install on Ubuntu based systems


This is a small tutorial, showing how to install this application on systems based on Ubuntu.

This app recently reached the version of 0.215, and can be easily installed manually, via terminal, and also via PPA for Ubuntu based systems. Only thing you must do, it's to choose the option that you feel most comfortable to install.

If you encounter bugs, please report them to appgrid.




You can install this app on Ubuntu based systems, by three ways:
Trusty Tahr - 14.04LTS   |   Utopic Unicorn - 14.10   |   Vivid Vervet - 15.04 
Like: Ubuntu, Kubuntu, ubuntu-Gnome, Xubuntu, Lubuntu, Linux-Mint. elemntaryOS, LinuxLite, etc...
both 32-bit and 64-bit


1st - Manually
  • 2nd Step
    • Click on the link - " Download App Grid for Ubuntu 14.04+ "
      This action, will import the App Grid .deb file for your system




  • 3rd Step
    • Open your file manager ( Nautilus / Thunar / Nemo ), and go to the "Downloads" folder 
    • Click with the right side mouse button , and select  "Open with Gdebi", and follow the instructions that will appear.
      You can click directly on the App Grid .deb file, and it will open the Ubuntu Software Center, to install it.  Gdebi in addition to being faster, it will also automatically install all missing dependencies.










2nd - Use the Terminal
  • 1st Step
    • Open a terminal, and copy and paste the the follow command line
      • wget ppa.launchpad.net/appgrid/stable/ubuntu/pool/main/a/appgrid/appgrid_0.215_all.deb




  • 2nd Step 
    • Copy and paste on the terminal, this second command line
      For this particular command line, you need to have Gdebi installed
      • sudo gdebi appgrid_0.215_all.deb









3rd - Adding a PPA
  • 1st Step
    • Open a terminal, and copy and paste the the follow command line
      This action, will add the ppa to your system repository
      • sudo apt-add-repository ppa:appgrid/stable


  • 2nd Step 
    • Copy the second command line, and paste on the terminal
      This action, will update your system repository
      • sudo apt-get update



  • 3th Step 
    • Copy the third command line, and paste on the terminal
      This action, will install App Grid in to your system
      • sudo apt-get install appgrid




And, that's it!
Just launch App Grid, and enjoy it...





App Grid
 It's a light weight alternative for Ubuntu Software Center. It allows you to filter applications by installed, pending, categories, name and rating. It is released under proprietary license and is available for Ubuntu.

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