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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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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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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Like many people before me I have made a PPA to support Cairo with OpenGL, and just like them it is now out of date - https://launchpad.net/~stu-axon/+archive/ubuntu/cairo-gl How can I get this to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 install the Lubuntu Software Center?

I'd like to install the lubuntu software center on lubuntu 11.10. Here is the launchpad project, they have a PPA
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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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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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Google Chrome PPA upgrade invalid signature

When running: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I got this output: Ign http://security.ubuntu.com utopic-security InRelease Ign http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com utopic InRelease ...
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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 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 to install rabbitvcs on Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf)

I would like to know if rabbitvcs work in Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) using Unity and if the right repository for installation is: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rabbitvcs/ppa Basically I need to ...
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How to install new tmux 1.8 on Ubuntu 12.10 or 12.04?

Are there any PPA? If no, how to make it from sources? Which dev libs I'll need to do this?
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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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Is there a ppa for nginx mainline with pagespeed?

I could only find a couple for the stable branch of nginx
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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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Installing Node.JS through a PPA does not fetch the latest version

yeah yeah I know, this has been asked before. But when using the chris-lea ppa or the "official way" (which I think is actually the same thing?), after installing you get this: ~$ node --version v0....
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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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How to install PgAdmin3 version 1.20.0 in Ubuntu 14.04

I try to install using PPA First, I add a link to a file repository source.list directory the /etc/apt/sources.list $ Sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/pitti/postgresql/...
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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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/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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is there a ppa for up to date netbeans installation on ubuntu 14.04?

I search for my question too much, but i didn't found any good answer. I want to know is there any separate repository for installing and updating netbeans on ubutnu 14.04? In the ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Can't Add ppa:x2go/stable error in 14LTS

This problem kept many Ubuntu LTS users like me from using x2go and forced to choose vnc or other alternatives. A question with same title is existing but it requires some reputation to answer. ...
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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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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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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 do remove "Ignoring file in directory /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ as it has an invalid filename extension?

Since upgrading 13.10 to 14.04, I get these annoying messages each time I install, update, upgrade, and so on: N: Ignoring file 'webupd8team-java-raring.list.disable' in directory '/etc/apt/sources....
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How do I upload an updated package to my PPA without having Quickly mess it up?

As part of Ubuntu App Showdown I received comments on deb packaging (as maybe all other participants). Those can be easy fixed and I spotted them before, but debian packaging files are managed by ...
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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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How to upload to a launchpad team PPA?

I have built and signed a package which I now wish to upload to my launchpad team with dput, but every time that I try to upload it I get this email: Rejected: Source/binary (i.e. mixed) uploads are ...
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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 ...