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I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 and I tried Amarok. It was quite cool, but I wanted to try the latest version so I typed into the console:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

worked so far I got an updated version now. But the problem is this version is not very compatible to Ubuntu 10.04 and many features aren't working properly...

How can I change it back?

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Downgrade from the PPA

:~$ apt-cache show ppa-purge

Description: disables a PPA and reverts to official packages

This program disables a PPA from your Software Sources and reverts your system back to the official Ubuntu packages. You can use this to return your system to normal after testing a new version from a PPA.


It is available from the lucid-backports:


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okay, I did that and it said in the last line that something went wrong...But amarok is now the old version. But FFFFFUUUUU--, I tried to reinstall it, so I deinstalled it and when I hit the Install button it gives me an error which says something like there are some package sources missing or damaged! Now I can't install amarok!! Please help! – Wolfgang Feb 1 '12 at 12:52
Could you add the exact input/output. – user26687 Feb 18 '12 at 14:51

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