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How do I remove a PPA added via command-line? [duplicate]

I added a PPA for updating my kernel for ubuntu-12.04. Later, I found that the kernel doesnot exist on the link within PPA. I used this command. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kernel-ppa/ppa Now if I ...
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How to correctly remove a PPA source? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can PPAs be removed? If I've added a PPA with "sudo add-apt-repository" should I just delete a file in /etc/apt/sources.list.d, or there is a command for removal?
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How can I undo adding a PPA and installing packages from it? [duplicate]

I was following a guide and did this: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install cinnamon nemo Now I am having a lot of trouble ...
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What is the converse of add-apt-repository? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can PPAs be removed after they have been added with the add-apt-repository command? You can a new PPA repository with add-apt-repository. How do you remove an added ...
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how do i uninstall a PPA? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can PPAs be removed? Do I uninstall PPAs through synaptic just like I would a "default" application? or do I need to do different/additional steps?
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How to revert packages to official release? [duplicate]

Ubuntu 13.10, I have added test repo and upgraded system. Now not everything is working correctly. How to revert packages to official release versions?
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update manager giving error message [duplicate]

Every time I click the "Check" button in the update manager I get an error message "Failed to download repository information, check your Internet connection". Under details it lists these errors: ...
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Can I skip over releases when upgrading?

I am currently using Ubuntu 10.04. I know there is a 10.10 release, but can I upgrade directly to 11.04? Could you walk me through the steps please?
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How can I fix a 404 Error when updating packages?

PPA seems to be constantly offline. Whenever I use sudo apt-get update, this error is shown: W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/ 404 Not Found How do I fix these errors?
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How do I remove all packages from a certain repository?

For a smooth upgrade from 10.04 to 10.10, I would like to remove all packages which are not in the default repositories (e.g. chromium PPA and third-party repositories). What is the easiest way ...
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How do I change the icon theme in Ubuntu?

I want to change my icon theme to Faenza. I tried using MyUnity, but it didn't work so well. How can I change it?
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mysql-workbench only shows splash screen when being launched

I've downloaded mysql-workbench 5.2.35 and installed it, but when i run it, it shows only the splash screen, nothing more.
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/var/lib/apt/lists huge in 12.04

I noticed that /var/lib/apt/lists is HUGE. It's as large as 86MB. Which seems a little too big. Is this normal, if not. What should I do? Thanks
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How do I remove a repository from the terminal?

I have a Banshee link that is wrong and I need to remove it, how do I do it from the Terminal? I have the incorrect link, I have the correct one as well.

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