Batmobile, if you want to install inxi & netstat, you'll find both those packages in the Tahrpup PPM. As for fonts; which fonts are you after? The MS 'corefonts' package? You'll find that in the package manager, too.
In each case, simply type what you're looking for into the 'Search' field. Click on 'search', then you'll be asked if you want to search a specific repo, or all of them. I usually choose 'All', as it guarantees you'll find it, if it's there.
Like I said, though, update the databases before you start searching for anything. It's a good idea to do this periodically, too.....say, once a month or so.
As for installing programs/apps, you can either use the PPM, or you can use the 'Quickpet' feature. (Menu>Setup>Quickpet Tahr. This gives you a selection of popular, commonly requested programs. The only snag with Quickpet, I find, is that although it will install the program itself, it doesn't always get all the dependencies right.....which is why I normally use the PPM. Either that, or browse through the 'Additional Software' sub-forum on the Puppy Linux Forums:-
There's an astonishing number of members, both past and present, who've developed .pet or SFS packages over the years.....and in many cases, even if the member concerned has long since ceased to frequent the Forum, their repos are still operational. The amount of material that's available is mind-boggling. I've been browsing the Puppy Forums for over two years now.....and I've barely scratched the surface. Whatever you want, if the PPM hasn't got it, someone, somewhere, will have compiled/developed it at some point over the years.
I, too, used to use the terminal in the 'buntus to install stuff, simply because I found it was both quicker, and easier. You just get used to doing things a slightly different way with Puppy, that's all.
Hope that helps.
Edited by Mike_Walsh, 12 July 2016 - 05:47 PM.
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