I installed ubuntu12.04 on older machine. How can i install downloaded software?

Asked by Hans-Dieter Wawrzyn on 2018-03-17

I don't know how to install external software, which I downloaded from the internet

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arochester (arochester) said : #1

12.04 has reached the end of its life. 12=2012. This is 2018. Six years old.

You would be better with a more recent release.

Look at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InstallingSoftware

michael (yellupcm-gmail) said : #2

Please look at the site below.

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases

I suggest you wipe the install off and do a clean install of Bionic. Bionic is LTS and supported until April 2023. It is prerelease presently but will be out in a few days or so

HI Andrew,

If I am not mistaken, the release date for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS is on April 26...

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/BionicBeaver/ReleaseSchedule

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