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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Is Gedit-3.14.2 available for ubuntu?

From where I will get gedit latest version? Current I have 3.10.4 installed on my Ubuntu version 14.10. Do we have any ppa available to download latest gedit?
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Can libreoffice ppa be trusted if it has “no ultimately trusted keys”?

Updating ppa's for libreoffice gets: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-5-0 ... Press [ENTER] to continue or ctrl-c to cancel adding it ... gpg: key 1378B444: public key ...
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Kodi package problems after upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04: libsdl2 not found

After my HTPC system upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 I can't seem to install Kodi. I run sudo apt-add-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install kodi kodi-bin And ...
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How to fix gpg not available error?

I am trying to kickstart an Ubtuntu installtion using an existing one. I rsynced the home dir and am now in the process of duplicating the installed packages. Since I have some extra ppa in my setup, ...
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Unable to connect and GPG Error on Ubuntu 14.04

I have been getting the following error when i apt-get update Err http://extras.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease Err http://extras.ubuntu.com trusty Release.gpg Unable to ...
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Seemingly duplicate trusted GPG keys in /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d

I was recently dealing with this bug in apt and was trying to figure out which .gpg files I could remove to /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d to stop the W: GPG error: NO_PUBKEY error I was getting with apt-get ...
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download packages from ppa.launchpad.net via ftp or https

I would like to ask if it is possible to update/upgrade packages through ftp. It means accessing ppa.launchpad.net via ftp/https. Or does launchpad.net have mirrors? I know that I can download ...
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How to add Launchpad PPA of different Ubuntu versions to my Machine?

I want to add a certain Launchpad PPA via add-apt-repository to my machine. Is it possible to add the PPAs of several or even all Ubuntu Versions to my Machine? This is just for comparing the ...
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list all the ppa repositories added to my system

How can I list all the ppa repositories added to my system and save it to a .txt file, so that I don't want to spend my time in searching for ppa's for fresh installations and i can just select a ppa ...
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Adding new PPA is causing GPG error after apt-get update

Recently I had a lot of GPG errors with the following message W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not ...
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Is plexydesk supported on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS (Trusty)

I tried installing but it fails. Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/plexydesk/plexydesk-dailybuild/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found I read on Launchpad that it ...
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Where to find new firmware upgrades application on GNOME 3.18

I have just upgraded to Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, and I read here that there is a new firmware upgrades application, but I can't seem to find it anywhere, so how do I find it? I have ...
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How to check installed packages for ones installed from no longer in use PPAs

Is there any way of checking which (if any) packages on my system were installed from PPAs which are now no longer installed or disabled? OS Information: No LSB modules are available. Distributor ...
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Problems with apt-get ppa from launch pad [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu Server Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty And when I run apt-get update is get the following errors Err ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center Install From PPA

I have installed a PPA. Now I want to view all software that the PPA has to offer in the Ubuntu Software Center GUI. Everywhere I look on the internet they say,"The packages available from the PPA can ...
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How to get ExFAT working on 12.04

I have read through a number of questions related to ExFAT and for 12.04 they recommend: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:relan/exfat sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install fuse-exfat exfat-utils ...
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very basic question about ppa [duplicate]

What is a ppa? I tried installing vlc 2.2.1 but I found two PPAs and both of them seem to work? Is there no difference between them? Which one is better for future releases? sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Need help with installing a package (dpkg problem)

When trying to install insight from some ppa repositories i get these errors. sudo apt-get install insight Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Failed to install Grive tools on Ubuntu 12.04

I was trying to install Grive tools via the PPA, but in the last step I got the error message: $ sudo apt-get install -y grive-tools Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How can I make “apt-get update” faster with a slow internet connection?

I have a slow Internet connection and every time I add a new ppa to install software I need to run apt-get update. This takes about 10 minutes or so, I was wondering if there was a way to initiate a ...
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proxy authentication error in using app-ppa-repository after exporting proxy settings in ubuntu 15.04

i am trying to add repositories through the terminal after exporting proxy settings. export http_proxy="http://username:password@proxy":"port" export ...
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How i install Budgie on Ubuntu 15.04

I want test Budgie Desktop on my Ubuntu 15.04 64 bits PC but i can't install due some problems; So, i tried install from several ways: Official PPA: In several guides to install Budgie say that in ...
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How to get all packages listed in a PPA at once?

For example, if I do: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-toolchain-r/test sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gcc-5 g++-5 I get gcc-5 but not gfortran-5 or cpp-5 or any of the other packages ...
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Install Plasma 5 KDE ubuntu - Cannot add PPA

I am trying to install Plasma 5 KDE on my ubuntu 14.04 with the following commands: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/next-backports sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get ...
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launchpad build fails, but pbuilder works

This is my first attempt with .deb packaging for a very long time, so it's likely to be a stupid mistake. That said, as heading says: my package builds fine in pbuilder on a trusty 14.04.3 host, but ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: `apt-get update` failed, no `unity_revamped` for Trusty

sudo apt-get update gives: Get:83 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com trusty/universe Translation-en [4089 kB] Fetched 31.9 MB in 15s (2073 kB/s) W: Failed 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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How to easily tell which PPAs need to be purged

I have several PPAs, such as the Fresh Libre Office one, and the GNOME3 Staging one, and this means that I get all of the latest packages, however a lot of these PPAs in the descriptions say that you ...
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Cannot install flightgear on Ubuntu 15.04 because of broken packages

I am unable to install flightgear using the information and data provided in the PPA repository indicated on the public site of the simulator. The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Automatically installing PPAs

After adding some PPAs from Launchpad to my repositiory (add-apt-repository) I want to install them automatically. As far as I know there is no command to install all new PPAs after apt-get update. ...
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Can't install boot-repair on live-USB [duplicate]

Had boot problems so decided to try installing boot repair, now even that and I'm getting and error when downloading it, can somebody help? http://pastebin.com/rKxnvEme Edit: I was able to install ...
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How to uninstall youtube-dl by using terminal

I was install Youtebe-dl through Ubuntu Software Center, but now my ubuntu software center is not working. So i can not able to Update and Install youtube-dl. I try following procedure for ...
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How to purge Steam ppa completely

I have already purged Steam using apt-get. But I found some PPAs that I added when I installed Steam back then still exist. My questions are: how to completely remove the PPAs related to Steam and ...
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How to search for and list available ppas via the python launchpad API?

I can't figure out how to use the python launchpadlib to search for ppas. In other words, I am looking for a python API interface for the official launchpad (ubuntu) ppa search. A web form for the ...
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What are the different ways to install a software on Ubuntu?

I am a beginner trying to understand how installation of software works in Ubuntu. I have installed a lot of softwares on my system but everytime I want to install something I will just google and ...
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Attempt to install libimobiledevice-1.2.0 throws error: “libimobiledevice4 missing files (usr/lib/*/*.so.4*), aborting”

I'm building and installing libimobiledevice 1.2.0 following the instructions at: libimobiledevice 1.2 (iOS 8 Support) for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty but I keep getting the error: libimobiledevice4 missing ...
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What is the way to get the latest version of LibreOffice?

Should one use the PPA or manually install the .debs from http://www.libreoffice.org? Is there any difference between the two? How long does it take for the ppa to upgrade to the latest version?
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How to check the information of a PPA without adding it

Is there any way without running: sudo apt-add-repository [PPA] That you can get the description (and possibly some other additional information) of a PPA through Terminal?
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Installing package from 3d-party repository

I need to install package from a non-ppa repository. So, the usual sudo apt-add-repository... & apt-get update isn't woring. Of course, I can manually download all necessary packages from here, ...
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How do I install Myunity on 12.10?

Basically as is the title how do you install Myunity on 12.10? I've tried adding the repository ppa:myunity/ppa and performing: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:myunity/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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How do I install the Tor Browser Bundle in Ubuntu?

In Ubuntu 13.04 I used the following PPA to install the 64-bit Tor Browser Bundle. However, in Ubuntu 13.10 it doesn't work anymore. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:upubuntu-com/tor64 sudo apt-get update ...
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Newbie to Ubuntu-Error while updating

Error message displayed when trying to update Ubuntu 14.04 sudo apt-get update got error message 0% [Connecting to 192.168.0.13 (192.168.0.13)] Err http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty InRelease ...
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Is there a PPA offering CMake >= 3.2 for Ubuntu Precise?

I'm trying to get cmake 3.2 or newer on travis-ci, which runs precise. Is there any PPA? I found ppa:george-edison55/cmake-3.x but it doesn't offer precise. I found this question offering manual ...
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Identifying PPA

I have a ppa update error message: W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/upubuntu-com/office/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found E:Some index files failed to download. ...
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PPA for Android Studio?

Android Studio was released a few days ago and it's still in early access preview, but I would like to know if there is any PPA I could add to my Ubuntu Raring to automatically keep it updated with ...
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php5 is already the newest version but in phpinfo i get 5.4

Details: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS Release: 12.04 Codename: precise I want to install php5.5 so i try next step: php -v PHP 5.4.26 (cli) (built: Apr ...
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Installing a specific version of VLC from a PPA

I'm trying to install a specific version of vlc (2.2.x) I've added the PPA repository according to this question: How to update VLC to the latest version?. I've remembered to issue the command sudo ...
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I have a an error message I want to get rid of! [duplicate]

I get this message when I update with apt-get: W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/freyja-dev/unity-tweak-tool-daily/ubuntu/dists/vivid/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed ...
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How to include postinst file with bzr builddeb?

I have built a package for Ubuntu using the Ubuntu Packaging Guide. That worked fine until the point that I wanted to configure the package after installation. Usually debian packages get a postinst ...
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Package/ Program installation location

I have a program that I am trying to migrate into a PPA. I was wondering how I create a structure that will place the proper portions of the program into the correct folders. This includes some ...