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Updates for Ubuntu 11.10

I recently upgraded Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS after but after noticing degraded performance and several bugs in 12.04. I downgraded back to 11.10 which now zips along quite fine as before, on ...
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Ubuntu Mobile SDK on Oneiric

When I try to install Ubuntu Mobile SDK on 11.10, updating repositoeis gives 404 that libs do not exists in /oneiric/ W: Failed to fetch htt ://ppa ...
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After upgrading to 11.10 and attempting to install Wine, I get “the method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/ppa could not be found”

Additionally, no file with the name "ppa" exists in /usr/lib/apt/methods. Any idea what might have happened to that file, and how I might recreate it? BTW, this was after upgrading from 11.04 via the ...
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Bitcoin PPA installation problem

Im trying to download Bitcoin for my Ubuntu Oneiric. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bitcoin/bitcoin sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install bitcoin/bitcoin Everything goes smooth until the install ...
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Prioritize PPA/repos with the same host

I'm using GIMP every day (on 11.10). Because of this, I need the Single-Window mode feature. So, I've added the matthaeus123/mrw-gimp-svn PPA, but as you see the description: GIMP 2.7.5 Will not ...
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PPA Error in Ubuntu 11.10

I am getting the following errors when I try to use a PPA: ~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:freefilesync/ffs [sudo] password for *****: You are about to add the following PPA to your system: ...
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Tool to backup repository list

There is a utility called y-ppa-manager https://launchpad.net/y-ppa-manager which helps to manage your ppa repositories in ubuntu. One of its best features is to backup your repository list. Is there ...
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Ubuntu HUD - PPA for precise only? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the Unity HUD and how can I install it on my system? I read Marks blog regarding HUD Hud - Blog I went to install the PPA from here Hud PPA. I used the usual ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to only allow specific packages updates from a PPA

Let us say I have added a PPA that has X package that I want but it also has Y package that I do not want to use or receive updates from. How can I, from the same PPA, receive updates for a specific ...
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Error while purging PPA from Unity 5.0 testing repository [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I reinstall Unity? I installed Unity 5.0 to test it but I am having many problems with it, for example, the lenses don't work. But when I tried to downgrade, it ...
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2answers
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Where can I find a PPA for fcron?

According to https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/oneiric/+package/fcron it seems that there is a version of fcron available for 11.10, but reffering to http://www.ubuntuupdates.org/packages/show/329892 it ...
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Removing PPAs to proceed with update manager seems risky

After failing to update 11.10, I found a non-working PPA source, which was some guy's repository, containing software that I didn't manually install. How do I know the consequences of deactivating ...
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Unable to install Emacs 24 from ppa:cassou/emacs

I followed the following instructions to install Emacs 24 on my machine (borrowed from: http://www.mikeyboldt.com/2011/11/30/install-emacs-24-in-ubuntu/): sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cassou/emacs ...
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1answer
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“disk drive for /dev/shm is not ready yet” at boot

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 i386 on a laptop. I recently upgraded linux generic kernel to 3.0.0-14 with a PPA (eugensan/boiler): I actually was looking to install just one piece of software ("unison"), ...
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Why do I have to add a PPA twice (once to add it to the list of repo, second time to fix a BAD GPG)

I notice the following: I add a ppa using add-apt-repository, for example the wine ppa, mozilla security, nvidia drivers, etc.. When I go to the Update Manager and tell it to CHECK for updates it ...
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I tried adding the GNOME 3 ppa, but now get error: Failed to load the package list [closed]

I added the Gnome 3 PPA, to try to install the newst version of the Epiphany web browser, as recommended on a web site @ ...
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GPG “NO_PUBKEY” errors for Libreoffice and Mozilla PPAs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix the GPG error “NO_PUBKEY”? Ever since installing Ubuntu 11.10, I've been having trouble adding PPAs to my Software Sources. In the past I could ...
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Where can I find a g++ 4.7 package?

Some time ago, I managed to find PPA featuring g++-4.7 build. However, I had to reinstall everything on my machine and I lost name of that PPA. Could anyone point me to it? I tried to find it again, ...
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2answers
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Unable to remove Pidgin software completely

I'm getting an error on the task bar each time I turn on my phone and used to ask me to check for updates. Here is the message on the task bar: The update information is updated.This maybe caused ...
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Is there a package of Rawstudio 2.0?

Will Rawstudio 2.0 come to Ubuntu 11.10?
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Is there a ppa for gcc4.7?

Are there any good ppa's for gcc4.7 and the required libstdc++? Perferably for ubuntu 11.10, Any links are appreciated!
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1answer
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Authentication key isn't automatically imported when adding a PPA

In previous Ubuntu releases adding a PPA in Software Sources imported an authentication key automatically. But since I installed 11.10 this feature is gone, so I must save and import the key manually. ...
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Why isn't the Bisigi PPA working in 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/bisigi/ppa/ubuntu/dists/oneiric/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to ...
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How do I change a PPA from 11.10 to 11.04?

How do I change Oneiric to Natty in sources list? I want to know this cause Oneiric has a problem with the PPA.
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Why can't I install a PPA?

Hello I'm trying to install a PPA,but the software center doesn't read it. I try for hardware sensors idicator and for handbrake and they don't appear in the all software tab so I can install them. ...
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How can I install Glade 3.08?

Oneric comes with Glade 3.10 by default, and I need to install the older version. Is there any PPA, or some nice way to install it short of download the natty deb, pray that it works and pin it in ...