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 both qt5-qmake and qt4-qmake

There is no qt5-qmake on default LTS 12.04 repository so I am using ppa from ubuntu-sdk-team ppa:ubuntu-sdk-team/ppa However since this or previous month, it stopped working to me. Now when I try to ...
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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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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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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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Any PPAs for Google's Go Language?

Do you know of any URLs for PPAs of Google's Go Language?
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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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How can I list all packages I've installed from a particular PPA?

How can I list all packages I've installed from a particular PPA? Command-line answers preferred. Related question: how can I list all installed packages that are not available from the main Ubuntu ...
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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 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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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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Cannot build on launchpad

I have succesfully uploaded my app to launchpad:However it fails to build on both i386 and amd64. Here is the link: https://launchpad.net/~mkamenjak/+archive/ubuntu/bugappppa/+packages Here is the ...
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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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Can a deb package contain a PPA dependency and install packages from the PPA?

When creating a .deb package I create a file named control that contains some fields: Package: my-qt-app-name Version: 0.01 Architecture: all Maintainer: my name <my email address> ...
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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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PPA removed and purged but still showing available upgrades

This is on Ubuntu 14.04 (SERVER, so no GUI) Ok so earlier today I was asked to upgrade GCC to GCC 4.9 (current available is GCC 4.8 for Trusty). So following these directions I installed the PPA ...
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Can't Add PPA Behind Proxy using CNTLM

I'm trying to add a PPA to upgrade PHP, but receiving the following error: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php5-5.6 Cannot add PPA: 'ppa:ondrej/php5-5.6'. Please check that the PPA name or ...
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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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How to add permissions to files installed by dpkg-buildpackage or debuild

I build a package from my own source using dh_make and dpkg-buildpackage. The install-file in /debian specifies the destinations for the project files. To make the installed program work, they need to ...
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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 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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Add dependency from ppa to package

I'am building simple dropdown terminal emulator application with PythonGI + GTK+3.0, I am using libkeybinder3.0 and gir1.2-keybinder3.0 packages for global keybinding these packages not available in ...
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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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Can't add ppa behind proxy?

First I set up /etc/apt/apt.conf to use my proxy and now I can update with sudo apt-get update. Now I want to add some ppas but can't. I try to add a PPA behind my proxy so I set up http_proxy and ...
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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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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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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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Can I install Deepin Desktop Environment 2 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I have tried to install Deepin DE from this . But it doesn't work. In this article they have used PPA from "raring ringtail." I want to install Deepin DE from trusty PPA. But I can't found the PPA. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to install Eclipse?

I want to install the latest version of Eclipse but the Ubuntu Software Centre contains an older version. Is there a PPA or some other way to install latest Eclipse? Please describe the steps for ...
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Install TortoiseHG with mercurial 3.3.2

I want a GUI to view, compare and checkout versions of my project(s). But when I want to install Tortoise HG, apt proposes to downgrade Mercurial. I remember that upgrading to 3.3 has solved some ...
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I deleted the partition volume where ubuntu 14.04 LTS was installed. now i cant access windows

I am stuck at grub rescue. I tried booting Ubuntu from a live USB, then doing this sudo app-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair the this error came up. Please check that the PPA name or ...
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Is there any limit to the number of PPA's I can add to the system? Why?

I came across a post which suggests: Do Not instruct people to add PPAs unless it is necessary And one of the reason it has mentioned: There is a finite number of PPAs that a user can add. ...
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Downloading Latest Blender Version from PPA [duplicate]

For a few days I've been looking for a trusted source for the latest version of Blender. I found two commands to download Blender, but the Launchpad page was like this: ...