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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Recent Qt repository

Is there any repository for latest Qt versions (recent version is 5.0.1 while ubuntu has 4.8) ? PS I found this PPA but it tagged as [deprecated]!!!, so I'm wondering what if there is official one ...
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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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Location of installed mpich-mpd-bin

I had install mpich2 from Ubuntu repository by doing: (script 1) sudo apt-get install mpich2 I am glad that I found the default location for installed mpiexec, mpicc, mpif90, etc. Meanwhile, where ...