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How to add ppa repositories? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are PPAs and how do I use them? I always like to have my programs up to date but in ubuntu software center the software aren't always up to date. I know about ...
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I add a PPA but the software does not show up in Ubuntu 11.10 updates nor Software Centre [duplicate]

Every time I add a PPA I cannot see the package I'm trying to install. I suppose I must be doing something wrong! So here's my latest effort: In a Terminal I typed: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:...
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Adding the PPA does not update Geary [duplicate]

I have installed Geary mail client 0.4.0 from software center. After I read there is a new version, 0.4.1, I added the PPA through terminal. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yorba/ppa sudo apt-get update ...
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Auto compile service on for Ubuntu packages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are PPAs and how do I use them? create a .deb Package from scripts or binaries Is there any service provided by Ubuntu , to automatically compile source to binary ...
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The difference between simply installing software & adding to repository [duplicate]

I have a simple question coming from my mind. What is the difference between : sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cwchien/gradle sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gradle And simply sudo apt-get ...
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How to add a PPA [duplicate]

I wish to add the 14.04 GQRX PPA, how can this be achieved? https://launchpad.net/~gqrx/+archive/ubuntu/releases
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1answer
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very basic question about ppa [duplicate]

What is a ppa? I tried installing vlc 2.2.1 but I found two PPAs and both of them seem to work? Is there no difference between them? Which one is better for future releases? sudo add-apt-repository ...
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New Ubuntu user: What is the repository? How do I access it? How do I find and use WINE? [duplicate]

I just started using Ubuntu yesterday because Windows has been nothing but headaches for nearly 20 years now. There are only a few Windows-based applications I want to continue using, and it seems ...
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How to add a ppa from a launchpad link [duplicate]

How can I add this ppa: https://launchpad.net/~ermshiperete/+archive/ubuntu/monodevelop to Ubuntu by a command? So given a launchpad link how can I created the appropriate command?
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Where do you guys get the PPA's for installing new software [duplicate]

Whenever I want to download and install new software on my computer I have to go onto google and type "how to install etc etc" I'm just curious how you guys know the PPA's. Where do you get them?
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How do I name a repository [duplicate]

I installed most software from the terminal. I saw that with some programs people give commands like this for example: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:jfi/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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How do I add to “system software sources”? [duplicate]

While trying to install fluendo on my Acer C720 running 12.04, I was told to add this to my system software sources: deb https://mjcohen:1J7knSnNsrDwh7pTGC88@private-ppa.launchpad.net/commercial-ppa-...
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How to create a screencast?

How can I create a screencast on Ubuntu? The app I'm looking for has ideally all of these features: Can record in a format that can be played back easily on any platform and/or accepted by youtube ...
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13answers
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How do I upgrade to a newer version of Ubuntu?

What are the different ways I can use to upgrade Ubuntu from one release to another?
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What download managers are available for Ubuntu?

This question exists as it fills a specific criterion. While you are encouraged to help maintain its answers, please understand that "big list" questions are not generally allowed on Ask Ubuntu and ...

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