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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Error in Software sources [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix this “E:Type '*' is not known on line * in source list …” update error? When I try to open update manager, I get the error: ...
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Changing PPAs from lucid to maverick [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a tool to update my PPA sources.list entries after upgrading? I recently upgraded to Maverick and I have a not so long list of PPAs. Is there a way to quickly ...
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How do I install Nautilus-Elementary?

I've added the am-monkeyd PPA and upgraded my system. Yet, there's no sign of elementary in my fresh Maverick RC install. Have I done anything wrong? The PPA upgrades the default nautilus package and ...
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apt-build & Chromium PPA

I'd like to build an (optimized) Version of Chromium for my machine with apt-build on Ubuntu 10.04. I've added a Chromium-PPA to my /etc/sources.list.d/ like this: deb ...
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What are PPAs and how do I use them?

I keep reading about Personal Package Archives ('PPAs') and people answer questions with a link to a PPA. What's the best way to use these? There are multiple valid answers for this question ...
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nginx PPA does not work?

I want to use the newest version of nginx, so I wanted to add the nginx/stable ppa sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nginx/stable sudo apt-get update However, the upgrade command says that there are no ...
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Is there a PPA for the latest Blender version?

I am interested in trying out the Blender 2.54 beta, but don't have the time or patience to download and install all of the dependencies for it and compile it myself. Is there a PPA somewhere that I ...
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How to create and administer multi-architecture PPAs?

I have a program that needs to be recompiled for every ubuntu version. Currently I am packaging it using Ubuntu's PPA just for the current distribution. Eventually, I have to provide packages for ...
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Is there a way to use *some* packages from upcoming version of Ubuntu?

For my work I need to stay close to 2.8 version of llvm (not yet released). I found out that Maverick will have it installed and already have some prepackaged version. Is there a way I can use just ...
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Is there an up-to-date VLC PPA for 10.04?

I'm looking for updated VLC builds for Lucid. I was using c-korn, but it's gone.
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Can I use Ubuntu PPAs in Sidux? [closed]

I want to test Sidux in Dual-Boot! Cause it is Debianoid a question popped up: Is ist possible to use PPAs in Sidux, too?
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How can I start my own Repository

I'm an avid developer but I never actually gotten around to setting up my own PPA - how would someone go about this? Common issues encountered? How do I get my source code to be compiled into packages ...
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Backup Software Sources

In Ubuntu 10.04, when I goto System > Administration > Software Sources and goto the Authentication tab, I can view all of my keys allowing me to download from third party sources. How would I back ...
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How can Wolfenstein Enemy Teritory with dependency on libgtk1.2 be installed on Ubuntu?

Hey, Im trying to install Wolfenstein E.T however it comes up with this error message when running, Saying its missing Libgtk-1.2. In the repos there is only libgtk2.0 any ideas how i can get around ...
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How can I give the packages in my PPA an icon?

When browsing the Software Center, I noticed that certain packages have icons - like Blender, the Gimp, etc. How can I give the packages in my PPA an icon? Also, when someone brings up the ...
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What is the converse of add-apt-repository? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can PPAs be removed after they have been added with the add-apt-repository command? You can a new PPA repository with add-apt-repository. How do you remove an added ...
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How to upload package with dependencies to my PPA?

I made a package for my PPA and uploaded it. It built without any problems. Then I made another package that depended on the first and uploaded it. It failed because it couldn't find the files in the ...
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Is there a simple way to get Django 1.2.* (latest stable) installed?

I want to start developing for it. I could easy_install or pip install but I'd prefer a proper repo. Is there a PPA that's up to date?
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Authentication problem with my PPA

I created a package and uploaded it to my PPA. After it got built, I went to install it, but was faced with this message: ******@******-laptop:~$ sudo apt-get install stackapplet Reading package ...
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Trouble creating a package for my PPA

So I tried following the steps here to create a package to upload to my PPA. I ran dh_make and edited the files. However, when my package gets generated by debuild, none of the programs files show up ...
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Where would I find a PPA for the newest version of GIMP?

Does anyone know of a PPA that has the development version of GIMP? I would like to try out the new single window mode.
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Any PPAs for Google's Go Language?

Do you know of any URLs for PPAs of Google's Go Language?
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What is the proper way to patch Wine for a custom PPA?

I've been manually applying patches to Wine for use on my own machine, but I want to put it in a PPA for my friends and relations. Currently I follow this procedure: Get the latest source from an ...
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How do i create my own php 5.3.3 package/ppa?

I really would like to create a package for php 5.3.3 and then make a ppa for it (I would like the php-fpm support but inside the newest release), however this question goes further than this. I ...
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How can PPAs be removed?

I've added many PPAs using the add-apt-repository command. Is there a simple way to remove these PPAs? I've checked in /etc/apt/sources.list for the appropriate deb lines but they aren't there. This ...