I'm trying to either test a fix that's been proposed or I want to volunteer to test stable release updates before they are pushed out to general users, how can I enable the "proposed" repository?
From the wiki page on the -proposed repository:
Those directions map well to recent Ubuntu releases such as 10.10, 10.04, 9.10, etc.
Here are recent pictures from 12.04.
Using the Command Line
With root permissions edit your
Then look for the following line or add it yourself:
(If you are not using precise, you can replace it with your current version)
Save your file. Then run
You can try UBUNTU SOURCES.LIST AUTOMATIC GENERATOR: includes all of the default repositories that are available through Ubuntu's own GUI, and you can also add other popular/useful PPAs like wine, virtualbox, tor, playdeb and getdeb, mozilla daily builds, medibuntu, etc...