The official software repositories from Ubuntu, as opposed to PPAs and 3rd-party repositories

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Reliability of Ubuntu repositories across versions?

If a package is present in the ubuntu repository (the one at archive.ubuntu.com), can I expect that the same package (or later versions of the package) will always be present in the repo in future ...
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Repository on DVDs for Ubuntu likes Debian

Why Ubuntu dont have all repository on dvds likes Debian? I downloaded 10 dvds from debian Wheezy... I'm happy... so I no need internet for install programs on my laptop or my student's netbooks... ...
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Software Sources: Select Best HTTPS Server

I travel to countries I don't trust--a lot. For example, Vietnam, the virus capital of the world. ESPECIALLY in these areas, but also at home in the USA, I want to remove (or reduce) the possibility ...
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New Apache's version in repositories

Does anyone has a time frame for an update in Apache's version for repositories/official-repositories? Ubuntu server is working like a charm and wouldn't like to switch to manual installation for ...
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Installing Daily Build

Now I'm downloading 13.04 daily build ISO. I have Archlinux but I want to switch to something more stable and ubuntu is the best Linux OS imo (not just a group of packages but rly good OS). Well my ...
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Does the “security” repository provides anything not found in the “updates” repository?

For the limited number of package I looked at (e.g. apache), I found that the package version in the updates repository is always newer than or equal to the version available in the security ...
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How to petition an archive mirror be removed from the official list?

The Arp Networks mirror is dangerously behind, it's almost a month out of date. This has been discovered when somebody noticed they weren't getting the upgrade to the latest Firefox (which doubles as ...