Installing software in Cubbli

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In Cubbli, you can install software programs that can be found in the Cubbli installation packages. If you cannot find the program you wish to install, contact helpdesk@helsinki.fi for assistance.

Installing software is possible only if you have administrator rights for the computer you are using. You can apply for administrator rights via an e-form.

Software is installed as follows:

  • Open the Cubbli terminal by clicking the icon on the left side of the screen.
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  • If there is no terminal icon on the desktop, type “terminal” in the search field.

Keyboard shortcut: You can also open the terminal by simultaneously pressing CTRL+ALT+T.

  • Double-click the Terminal icon.
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  • The terminal will open.
  • You can search for programs in the distribution packages with the following commands:
    • sudo apt-get update
    • sudo apt-cache search search word
  • If the program you searched for is available, you can install it with the following command:
    • sudo apt-get install program
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  • You can check whether the program is already installed on the computer with the terminal command
    • dpkg -l | grep program
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