A.1 Starting Applications from the Main Menu
Similar to the Start menu on Windows, you can access all the programs
installed on your system from the main menu. To open the menu click
Section 1.4, Using the Main Menu.
in the left corner of the panel. Commonly
used applications appear in the main menu, along with recently used
applications. Click to access
additional applications, listed in categories. Find more information
about the main menu in
Figure A-2 Main Menu in GNOME
Alternatively, you can also start programs from the command line. Press
to open a dialog where you can enter a command to start the application.
The name of the command is often (but not always) the application name
written in lowercase.