Ubuntu – the installed applications?


I have installed Skype in Ubuntu, but I do not know where to start the installed the Skype application .Similarly I have installed Netbeans and other applications but their icons are not appearing in any menus.

Related: how to uninstall already installed applications?

Best Answer

The executables are located in the /usr/bin folder. I guess pressing Alt+F2 and typing


will do. It might also fall under the Applications menu > Internet.

To uninstall already installed software, you can:

  1. Go to Software-center. Find the software and remove.
  2. Open a terminal, and type

    sudo apt-get remove <software-name>

If you do not know the complete name, just type a few characters of the application, and press tab twice. That will auto complete, or show a list of matching applications.