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In order to verify a certain package exists for Ubuntu desktop, we know that we can explore:

http://packages.ubuntu.com/package-name

How do I know if a package exists for Ubuntu touch?
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Given that the currently supported Ubuntu Touch devices are (so far) ARM based systems I'd use the following page to perform such query:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/trusty/armhf

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Thanks for the closest answer. The web site times out for me. However I found the package I'm interested in for armhf architecture. Are you sure the packages in the above repo can be installed in Ubuntu touch using apt? –  Naveen May 16 at 15:45
    
You'll need to run phablet-config writable-image (N.B. run this on your laptop, not from adb shell), that command will make it rw and let you run apt-get. –  Sylvain Pineau May 16 at 15:57

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