Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 20th Oct 2010 19:02 UTC
Apple So, Apple held its usual autumn press get-together just now, and after a few rather uninspiring ones (to me, at least), they finally managed to blow me away, with the new MacBook Air (especially the 11.6" variant). They also gave a sneak peek at Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, which has... An App Store. An App Store Apple is going to open on Snow Leopard within 90 days.
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RE[7]: Comment by Kroc
by Morgan on Fri 22nd Oct 2010 02:14 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Comment by Kroc"
Morgan
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But you don't have to open the Finder to launch an App. It's certainly an option, but here's a small sample of the different ways to do it:

* Click the App's Dock icon
* Press Cmd+Spacebar and type the App's name, press Return
* Click the Applications Stack in the Dock, click the App's icon
* Open Finder, type the App's name in the search bar, press Return
* Open Finder, click Applications in the sidebar, double-click the App's icon
* Create an Alias to the Desktop, double-click the Alias
* Open the terminal, type the App's name and press Return

That's not all of the ways, but I think it's most of them.

Now, let's look at a standard Ubuntu install:

* Click the Applications menu, click the correct category for the app, click the app's name
* Press Alt+F2, type the app's name, press Enter
* Create a .desktop file for the app, place in the Desktop directory, double-click the icon
* Drag the icon to the Panel, click the icon
* Open Terminal, type the app name, press Enter
* Open Nautilus, navigate to the /usr/bin or /opt folder where the binary file is located, double-click the binary file
* ...and so on

They sound pretty similar to me.

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