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Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, App Grid is a lightweight, closed source alternative for the Ubuntu Software Center. It has a modern and intuitive graphical user interface, offering a grid view of the installable applications, including screenshots and ratings.
The latest version available is App Grid 0.1.150, which comes with a few changes only, on comparison with App Grid 0.1.45:
- improve sign in / sign out visuals
- tidy up top right of reviews pane
- reset reviews after writing a new review
- update pot file
In this article I will show you how to install App Grid 0.1.150 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr and derivative systems: Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04 and Linux Lite 2.0.
Because it is available via PPA, installing App Grid 0.1.150 on Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and derivative systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the appgrid package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:appgrid/stable
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install appgrid
Optional, to remove appgrid, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove appgrid