In many cases, installing new software isn’t much harder than updating, because Fedora has tools that let you install with just a few clicks. My focus in this section is on using these tools. Later, in the section “Finding More Software,” I address how to add programs that aren’t available through these tools. To add programs by using Fedora’s Package Manager, make sure that you are connected to the Internet and then do the following:
Select ApplicationsAdd/Remove Software. You may be asked to enter your root. The Package Manager window appears (Figure 16-2). This window can take a minute or so to populate as the system looks to see what software it has installed and what is available.
Figure 16-2. Fedora’s Package Manager with Desktop Environments selected.
Determine how you want to choose your software: