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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How to install brackets.io from the command line?

For some reason the gnome installer that handles .deb packages on my system is not working. I'm not concerned. How would one install the Brackets.io program from the terminal?
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What is the default repositories on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64-bit?

I followed some commands online to install skype but now my repository list is filled with stuff i dont want. How can i restore back the list in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64-bit? OS:Linux Ubuntu OS Version:16....
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How can I make my PPA for Wily work with Xenial?

Like many people before me I have made a PPA to support Cairo with OpenGL, and just like them it is now out of date - https://launchpad.net/~stu-axon/+archive/ubuntu/cairo-gl How can I get this to ...
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Why isn't there a useful version of GeoGebra in Ubuntu

One of the great things about Ubuntu used to be that you install software from the packaging system (with apt-get or similar), not by downloading from a website. Now when I want recent Geogebra or ...
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apt-get update fails on Ubuntu 16.04 when I enable the google music manager ppa

Seems as if the pre-16.04 security key security is no longer sufficient. I'm not sure what to do to fix this. Or is this something google needs to fix on their end? moorepants@parvati:~$ sudo ...
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Impossible to create archive for PPA in 16.04

I'm trying to update my PPA with my new 16.04 (Kubuntu x64) but I have a problem with the command I use since 13.10. Here the terminal return: $ debuild -MY_KEY -S -sa --lintian-opts -i dpkg-...
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Install Popcorn-Time on Ubuntu 14.04

Hi guys I found a guide for install PopCorn Time on my notebook via ppa but entering the first command I have this error..can someone help me? I diden't found anything on web for the error! sudo add-...
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Ubuntu Mainline kernel naming

On http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/ Why do the folders names include Ubuntu version names? For example: v4.5.2-wily/ Kernel 4.5 was (and will never be?) part of Wily.
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add-apt-repository producing python error

Recently I updated ubuntu 14.04 to kubuntu 16.04.Whenever I try to add ppa repositories through "add-apt-repository",its producing python error.Please help me solve this error or suggest alternative ...
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How to upgrade or downgrade QtCreator?

I am trying to avoid this nasty bug in QtCreator 3.5.1. https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTCREATORBUG-15291 I am quite sure that it is not present either in QtCreator 3.6.1 or in QtCreator 3.4.2. ...
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Repository adding > problem

After running those two commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/next sudo apt-get update I am getting this output: Reading package lists... Done W: The repository 'ppa.launchpad.net/...
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virtualbox ppa for 14.04

I want to add a ppa to get virtualbox updates but I can't understand the debian-based steps on their webpage (or here). Normally I add repositories with sudo add-apt-repository ... Can anyone explain ...
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manage PPA via terminal

I was searching for a way to manage my repositories in an advanced way and I found y-ppa-manager GUI application. it is a great application, that's for sure. But is there a way to manage them via *...
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How to install ubuntu-device-flash in Ububtu 14.04?

I m trying to install ubuntu-device-flash on Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bits). I'm following the instructions here: Prepare your Ubuntu desktop I do: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-sdk-team/ppa sudo add-...
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Packaging for PPA .deb Creation Missing Files

So after floundering around from doc to doc I've latched onto and been following this tutorial: http://packaging.ubuntu.com/html/packaging-new-software.html So I tried the steps in there and started ...
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PCL Installation

I am new to Ubuntu and I am having a problem installing PCL on Ubuntu. I tried to do it via PPA but got the following : $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:v-launchpad-jochen-sprickerhof-de/pcl Cannot add ...
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APT and the Devel Release

So I was looking around on the web, and I found out about the development release. It really popped out to me, because it's a rolling release, based on what I understand. I am aware that it sacrifices ...
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Whats the differences between NVIDIA installed from ppa or from nvidia.com

Im actually testing drivers for my NVIDIA card from both the new ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa on the one hand and official drivers directly from nvidia.com on the other hand. Installation and workflow in ...
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Unsolvable Ubuntu 15.10 problems [closed]

I am relatively new to Linux. I have opened some questions here during my quest to keep Ubuntu as a main OS anyway. I managed to sustain a seemingly redundant installation and everything seems to work ...
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Cannot add PPA (error)

I tried many commands but I'm getting this error. Can you please help me to remove it. Cannot add PPA: '"Error reading https://launchpad.net/api/1.0/~gitcore/+archive/ppa: (60, 'server certificate ...
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How do I go from what I see in sources list to correct PPA name?

This is something that has been bothering me for a while. I had some problems with conflicts after I added some repositories. Then it turns out I needed to remove them. I wanted to use the command. ...
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16.04 Gnome Software PPA applications

With the new Gnome Software replacing Ubuntu Software Center, will I still be able to add PPAs and have those app show up in Gnome Software?
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Failed to fetch binary i386 and amd64 packages [duplicate]

running Ubuntu 15.10 When I try to apt-get update/upgrade, I get the following error W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/banshee-team/ppa/ubuntu/dists/wily/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 ...
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specifying PPA version for apt-get build-dep?

On Ubuntu 14.04 I want to rebuild the package ardour from source, and I've found a suitable version in a PPA, and I've activated its sources (deb-src line in the right file somewhere in /etc/apt/...
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Error in sudo apt-get update on ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

when i do sudo apt-get update i get these errors; Err http://ppa.launchpad.net wily/main amd64 Packages 404 Not Found Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com wily-backports/restricted Translation-en ...
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15.10, Getting some 404 errors when I apt-get update

Specifically, it's for some PPAs and not the system in general. The URLs are, as far as I can tell, correct. I only use sudo apt-get update, and tried the sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get ...
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How to install ffmpeg 3.0 on Ubuntu 15.10

ffmpeg 3.0 was released in February, it solves an important bug so I want to use it. Is there any easy way to install ffmpeg on Ubuntu Wily, for instance a PPA? What I tried: Xenial only has 2.8.6,...
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How to upgrade “PHP” to “Current Stable Version” i.e. “PHP 7.0.4” on a machine running on 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I'm a PHP developer by profession. My organisation has given me a machine that runs on 64-bit Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS. I went to terminal by pressing ctrl+t and typed in there php -v. It gave me ...
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How can I install and use gcc 6 on xenial?

I wish to test existing software with gcc 6, to ensure that it will work when the transition takes place. How can I install gcc 6? Is there a ppa available? Can I just do a "CC=gcc-6 make" ? ...
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Can't add PPA using add-apt-repository: SSL support not available

whenever I tery to add any ppa to install any stuff i get the following error nikunj@nikunj-DL-H61MXE-V:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ravefinity-project/ppa Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Cannot Install Ruby1.9.1

I've added some ppa for Kali Linux tools in Ubuntu by the help of this answer. But now I cannot install ruby1.9.1 to my machine. Output is as below: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Default Dell repo for XPS13 9343

I've installed from scratch Ubuntu on a Dell XPS 13 9343. I remember there were some Dell repos in the preinstalled system, but I'm not able to find them anywhere online. Do you know which are they? ...
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Where can I download chrome-stable-current?

I installed Chrome Version 42.0.2311.90 from an old .deb package, but now I get ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR when trying to load any Google site (*.google.com, where * can be mail, plus, contacts, etc.). ...
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Installing gambas3 from ppa

When using a Debian OS on my computer, I can download gambas3 from ppa:gambas-team/gambas3 every time I try with no problems. However when using a Ubuntu OS on the same computer using the same ppa, I ...
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/tmp running out of space, can't umount /tmp to cleanup (device busy)

When I tried installing VLC plugin libde265 , I got this error message E: Write error - write (28: No space left on device) E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened. I also ...
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The update information is outdated UBUNTU 14.04

I'm seeing a red triangle with exclamation mark in the right corner. I ran sudo apt-get update and found these lines in the output- Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com trusty/main amd64 Packages ...
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I am getting tons of NO_PUBKEY Errors [duplicate]

I am trying to update the package database via sudo apt-get update, but I am getting many NO_PUBKEY errors, I have tried importing the keys with apt-key and gpg, with no luck. I have used Y PPA ...
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How to install DB Browser for SQLite via PPA?

On the website they have mentioned to user ppa For Ubuntu and derivaties, @deepsidhu1313 provides a PPA with our latest release here: https://launchpad.net/~linuxgndu/+archive/ubuntu/...
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LibreOffice 5.1 doesn't integrate with Unity in Ubuntu 15.10

I have upgraded Libreoffice to 5.1 using official PPA. But the menus don't integrate with Unity bar. I've already tried to uninstall and reinstall with no success. Also, I can't change the icon size ...
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apt-get equivalent to yum's --enablerepo

Is there an easy way to use a repository/PPA only when needed as we'd do in a RHEL based distro with yum's --enablerepo, --disablerepo flags . For example yum --enablerepo=epel install vlc yum --...
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How to build -dev package in launchpad?

I am developing small library and I've created appropriate debian package configuration. You can take a look at it at https://github.com/mspanc/vspec. When I run debuild locally it properly builds ...
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What is the next step in downloading Code::Blocks?

I'm running 64 bit Ubuntu v. 14.04, and am trying to set up Code::Blocks(a compiler for c++) on my computer. Through the codeblocks website, I made my way to this launchpad PPA. In terminal, I ...
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How to download files instead of direct installation [duplicate]

just moved to Ubuntu from windows 8. I have windows computer in my office and ubuntu at home and I want to download tar files (softwares) on office's windows through software center or something and ...
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Safety difference between add PPA and install from package

I was think about the safety of the installed softwares in my personal computer and my question is about the difference between install it adding a PPA or using the package (.deb). See my example: I ...
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Was stuck in fallback with cinnamon - purged ppa now … help! Please?

Running Ubuntu 14.03 dual booting along Windows 7. I have about 64gb of source code I really don't want to have to download again. So I installed the cinnamon PPA like this: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Clementine can't play m4a

As stated in the title, whenever I try playing music.m4a clementine crashes. The same files work without a problem in VLC. I've tried all the recommended solutions that I can find. Which includes ...
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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 (/var/lib/...
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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 ppa:<...
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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 '%...