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I have set up Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit as a virtual machine using VMWare Player. When I try to add the following repository I am getting an error. I have searched many articles to find an answer but every article out there talks about proxy. But I am not using any proxy, it is a simple virtual machine set up on VMWare.

This is the command I execute and the error message I get:

testuser@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:gnome-team/gnome3
[sudo] password for testuser: 
Cannot access PPA (
 to get PPA information, please check your internet connection.
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The name of the PPA is not correct. To add the correct one, just press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the command(s) below:

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3
sudo apt-get update
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Ahh man... I knew I was doing something wrong. Thank you so much Mitch :). – Manoj Jul 21 '13 at 14:37

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