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Showing files in Linux
Hi, new to Linux. In Linux, is there an equivalent to "My Computer" in Windows, where all of the directories and files would be displayed? I have not yet been able to figure out where this is.
Also, how do you install a program that is not in the Software center but is written for Linux? When downloaded, I receive an error message when I try to click on it. I also could not find the command line for the program. Help would be appreciated. Thanks!