PPAs are personal package archives that allows users and groups on Launchpad to make packages available to the public. PPAs can be added with a terminal command or through Software Sources.

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Repositories cannot be added in Ubuntu 15.10 [on hold]

I'm facing a problem in my Ubuntu that is I cannot add any kind of repos in it. When I try to add any repository with add-apt-repository, it shows an error. Please help to fix the problem.
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Dupilcate sources.list entry

Duplicate sources.list entry http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-desktop/ubuntu-make/ubuntu/ trusty/main i386 Packages ...
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name of a ppa for ppa-purge

I know that exists the same question, but I think that in that question there isn't the answer. I have to purge some ppas, and I'm trying to use ppa-purge with this command: sudo ppa-purge ...
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How can I upgrade to the latest wpa_supplicant?

I have (more precisely, my employer has) a machine running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, which comes with wpa_supplicant version 2.1. There are improvements in wpa_supplicant 2.5 which I believe may help with ...
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PPAs cannot be added on Ubuntu 12.04

Whenever I try to do something like sudo add-apt-repository ... It gives me the following error message: File "/usr/bin/add-apt-repository", line 37 print _("The %s named '%s' has no PPA named ...
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How to upgrade GNOME to the next unstable development series?

I understand that with GNOME version numbers, you have the odd numbered releases being the unstable in-development series, and the even ones as the stable releases which the odd unstable ones become. ...
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Need to resolve a dependency error: libc6 : Breaks: locales (< 2.19)

I could use some advice on how to get around an error message I received when attempting to install a program from the makemkv ppa. I've attempted to run install with the -f command, but the error ...
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Why do I need to check updates after adding a ppa [duplicate]

Is there a way to avoid this step a check only the newly added ppa?
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after installing ubuntu 15.10 , i got error in update

W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/colingille/freshlight/ubuntu/dists/wily/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch ...
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How to add PPAs through a list? [closed]

I need to add PPAs on Ubuntu 14.04.3 from a file that contains a list of repositories, as follows: sudo add-apt-repository ppa: $ (cat ppas.list) or sudo add-apt-repository $ (cat ppas.list) or ...
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Using a PPA from an earlier distro

I have trusty or 14.04 distro. I wanted to add a stable version of Ubuntu GIS, specifically GDAL utilities. The only stable version either gave me saucy or precise distro versions in the Ubuntu ...
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Issues lxqt on Ubuntu 12.04

I wish to install lxqt desktop nvironment. I added PPA: deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/lubuntu-dev/lubuntu-daily/ubuntu precise main deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/lubuntu-dev/lubuntu-daily/ubuntu ...
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Cant add ppa on Ubuntu 15.10

Since I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 I can no longer add ppa to my repository list: @:~>sudo apt-add-repository ppa:git-core/ppa Cannot add PPA: 'ppa:~git-core/ubuntu/ppa'. ERROR: '~git-core' user ...
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ubuntu install latest redis through ppa source

How could I install the latest redis-server through https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/redis I know how could install via ppa, but I don't know the url in this source .
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Installing and older package on Ubuntu 15.10 (Older package on newer Distro issue)

I've recently done an fresh ubuntu install for 15.10 (wily) and now need to get some of my older packages running again. In my case I need to get TileMill working. When attempting to install normally ...
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PPA Build failing - Failed to build on lcy01-29

I am trying to learn how to upload source and other files to PPA and I am trying it with "HotShots-2.2.0" source. I have created the .dsc and .changes file using "debuild -S -" command and then ran ...
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How to replace ppa provided packages by ubuntu provided ones?

Recently I did a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04. Then I wanted to install latest vlc (2.2.1), and googled for it. Then I came across this ppa: ppa:mc3man/trusty-media and added it to my repositories ...
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How to install Yubikey personalization tool on Ubuntu

How to install binary version of https://www.yubico.com/support/downloads for Ubuntu. I'm using 14.04 LTS. [edit] Also how to fix "An unexpected error has occurred" in Google Account
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unable to resolve host address ‘\\’ when trying to install Java from PPA

I'm trying to install Oracle Java 8 from PPA on an Ubuntu 14.04 system, following the instructions at http://www.webupd8.org/2012/09/install-oracle-java-8-in-ubuntu-via-ppa.html. Everything goes fine ...
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How to fix missing gpg key even though it should have been imported?

I am changing the way I install docker on a bunch of machines as pointed out here. It worked fine on one, yet this one behaves strangely. I have imported the key: sudo apt-key adv --keyserver ...
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I cannot find a ppa, where should I look? [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr. When trying the following command: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jon-severinsson/ffmpeg Cannot add PPA: 'ppa:jon-severinsson/ffmpeg'. Please check that the ...
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Is it possible to manage (pair) Logitech Unifying devices in Ubuntu 15.10?

Unfortunately, project Solaar is discontinued and there is no PPA or package available for Ubuntu 15.10. Both these repositories are old and do not support a version for Wiley: ...
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How to Install gimp 2.8 on ubuntu?

I installed gimp 2.9.3,on my Ubuntu 15.10 but I saw that this version of Gimp have some bugs with tools like Cage Transform tool. I google the problem and after a while I decide to uninstall Gimp ...
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How is proper uck link working ? ( - link is somehow broken ) [duplicate]

Hello when fetching datas with : sudo apt-get update then all links work except the link of uck respectively of uck-tool. the message output is then in German like here: Es wurden 2.138 kB ...
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Delete PPA after install the software?

Is it safe to delete the PPA after successful installation of the package? For example: Yesterday, I put a PPA in the list cause of the Trackpad function. Now, it works, but will it work when I delete ...
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When we install packages from ppa , are the packages downloaded at the location /var/cache/apt/archive?

When we install packages from ppa , are the packages downloaded at the location /var/cache/apt/archive? I am making a local repository of all the packages installed with apt-get. I see that packages ...
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i cannot install wine

I have tried this code: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa -y && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install wine But at late it shows these errors W: Failed to fetch ...
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Installing Kodi, add apt-repository won't work

I've been following the instructions to install Kodi on my Ubuntu built pi as per the instructions here: http://www.noobslab.com/2015/07/kodi-15-isengard-has-been-released.html However, when I get ...
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Messed up with ppa: restore package manager

I was trying to read a Matrioska video, so I've added the followiong ppa: ppa:strukturag/libde265 but it supports until ubuntu vivid, so I've modified the list.d file changing wily to vivid, then ...
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Ign http://ppa.lunchpad.net raring Release ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

When I execute sudo apt-get update in terminal, I get: E: GPG error: http://ppa.lunchpad.net raring Release: The following signatures were invalid: NODATA 1 NODATA 2 I want update from 13.04 to ...
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Distribute own application on PPA or use own server with repository?

I am writing an advanced cross-platform open-source application. It is commercial app, but free&open-source (GPLv3). The thing is, this app is related to data security, so we need, that the source ...
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PPA that depend on another PPA [duplicate]

I have a PPA with latest Qt Creator and I use another PPA with latest Qt5 that needed for QtC compile and run. Is it possible for end-user simple add my PPA and automatically add dependment PPA? Or ...
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Can't fix GPG Error NO_PUB_KEY

As the title, I have the so common "GPG Error...NO_PUB_KEY" error, but I'm not able to fix it at all. I tried both Y PPA Manager and the command line sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com ...
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Failed to fetch in apt-get update [duplicate]

A red alert appeared saying The update information is outdated this may be caused by network problems or a repository that is no longer available please update manually by selecting 'show ...
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Issues with Autopilot on 14.04.3

I'm following the steps from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/cloud/install-openstack-with-autopilot for autopilot install. This was working about a week ago on 14.04.3 and I'm not doing anything ...
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Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/ferramroberto/sopcast/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-amd64/Packages [duplicate]

I don't know why I keep receiving the following error messages, when running apt-get update: W: Failed to fetch ...
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what ppa should be removed to not get apt-get update error [duplicate]

When I try to update I get this error. I am not sure why am I getting this error. Fetched 424 kB in 46s (9,190 B/s) W: GPG error: ...
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How do I change an application installed using PPA?

I installed an application using Personal Package Archives (PPA). I installed the application by adding the "unstable" PPA, and now I want to switch to the "stable" PPA. So I removed the "unstable" ...
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How to update/reinstall PHP with Sury tag

I got pointed here by Ondřej Surý: https://github.com/oerdnj/deb.sury.org/issues/65#issuecomment-163165653 If someone could help me with instructions on how to resolve this that would be great. ...
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Code of conduct: “The key has already been imported.”

I would like to activate a PPA, and for that I need to sign the code of conduct. I uploaded my GPG key fingerprint and downloaded the conduct txt. But when I access the signing page I get this ...
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Using qt debug symbols from ppa in qtCreator

How to make use of debug symbols in qtCreator, that are installed using ppa? I use Stephan Binner "Qt 5.5.1 for /opt Trusty" packages, including packages with -dbg postfix. Running command: ...
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when i use this command “sudo apt-add-repository ppa:numix/ppa” it's give me an ERROR?

when i use this command "sudo apt-add-repository ppa:numix/ppa" it's give me an ERROR ! Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/softwareproperties/ppa.py", line ...
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Does apt-get install package from ppa first and then official repository?

I want to get the most recent version of nodejs installed, so I add the ppa:chris-lea/node.js . but does it mean when I run apt-get install nodejs, it will install the package from the ppa instead of ...
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How to properly manage PPAs just from the command-line

What are the recommendations for managing other repositories and PPAs without the help of Software and Updates GUI. How to know if a repository/PPA already, - exist - enabled or - disabled ? How to ...
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How to install wammu in ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy) [closed]

I've tried following: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nijel/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install wammu I get following message in terminal : lekhnath@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install wammu ...
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Best way to manually update package

I am using Texstudio, version 2.9.4. While this is the latest available from the ppa (here), there is a new stable version available. Since apt-get won't see this update, I need to install it ...
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Is the openjdk-r ppa trustworty?

I've seen a ton of blogs saying Java 8 is now available to Ubuntu 12.04 & 14.04 through the ppa openjdk-r. My question is how trustworthy is this ppa? Is it run by people from openjdk or ubuntu or ...
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How do i uninstall kde packages with unmet dependencies?

I recently tried downloading from the software centre when I was greeted with this message: I then tried removing everything kde from ubuntu in the terminal but this is what happens: sudo ...
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E:The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/ppa could not be found

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 Wily. A "sudo apt-get update" or any attempt of installation through the software-center answers me this message : "E:The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/ppa could not be ...
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Is there a ppa for nginx mainline with pagespeed?

I could only find a couple for the stable branch of nginx