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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Installing GNOME 3.16 on Ubuntu 15.04

Can you please help me with installing GNOME 3.16 on Ubuntu 15.04? I added https://launchpad.net/~gnome3-team/+archive/ubuntu/gnome3 to the repositories and installed "gnome", but I still have ...
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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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Remove PPAs: “add-apt-repository --remove” vs. “rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/???.list”

According to How can PPAs be removed? there are mainly 3 methods to get rid of a PPA: Use the add-apt-repository command: sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:???/??? Manually remove the .list ...
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Check for and remove unused PPAs

Since the installation, I have added not too few PPAs to my 15.04 system because I wanted a specific application. But sometimes I have removed that package later again, because it did not work, was ...
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apt-get is trying to install when doing a remove --purge

I'm trying to remove a package using sudo apt-get remove --purge ka-lite but when I run that command, it tries to download and install another package instead of removing the one I'm asking for. ...
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I am having trouble installing PlayOnLinux in ubuntu 12.04

I am getting following errors: W: Failed to fetch http://deb.playonlinux.com/dists/precise/Release Unable to find expected entry 'main/source/Sources' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or ...
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How to build i386 PPA packages on a 32 bit system

My PPA package won't cross build its i386 binary on a 64-bit machine. I have tried it, and there are many low level system headers missing, although it will build in a 32-bit system, I have tried it ...
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How to find the lp-name and ppa-name on launchpad to add with add-apt-repository?

My goal is to install the libraw5 package. It is not a part of the standard Ubuntu packages already installed on my PC. I learned so far, that I have to search for this package on launchpad.net. ...
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how to report a bug or ask a question regarding the wine PPA?

I thought about reporting a bug about a package from the wine PPA, but neither https://bugs.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-wine has an option to post a new bug report no ...
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How to upgrade from rabbitvcs 0.15 to 0.16?

How to upgrade from rabbitvcs 0.15 to 0.16 in ubuntu 12.04 ?
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How to view the changelog for a package in a PPA?

I understand that as apt-get changelog <package> gets its changelogs from changelog.ubuntu.com, running this command does not work to get the changelog for a package in a PPA, and the only real ...
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PPA Error in libreoffice-4-2 in ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I am getting the following error while running apt-get update W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/libreoffice/libreoffice-4-2/ubuntu/dists/vivid/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found
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Error messages on the terminal when installing Wine on Ubuntu 12.04

ive just found interest and information in Ubuntu and its benefits. Thing is that im a studying vb.net programmer and a hobbyist of other programming languages. I downloaded the wine package 1.4 and ...
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Use apt-get to install packages newer than Ubuntu release

I've been experimenting with an Amazon Ubuntu instance running 14.04 and am using python3-pandas package, which for this release is version 0.13.1, which is quite a ways behind the current version of ...
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Failed to fetch PPA launchpad [duplicate]

when I am updating my ubuntu using sudo apt-get update, I got the error like below Get:17 http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates/multiverse i386 Packages [12.1 kB] Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net ...
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How do I select a PPA build?

There is this PPA: https://launchpad.net/~ondrej/+archive/ubuntu/php5-oldstable I added it to my lucid system with sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php5-oldstable but it doesn't seem to provide any ...
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Restore default ppa settings

I accidentally removed a ppa and now I am unable to download any app from app center. How can resolve it? Also I don't remember the ppa, it was just the last one in the list.
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Build on launchpad with newer compiler

I've got a project I'd like to have built by launchpad recipe, but it requires C++14 support available in g++-5.1 or newer. This compiler is easy to get on 14.04 LTS with the toolchain-r ppa, but I ...
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How to add a PPA [duplicate]

I wish to add the 14.04 GQRX PPA, how can this be achieved? https://launchpad.net/~gqrx/+archive/ubuntu/releases
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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 ...
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dependency in ppa

i have a package(fcl) in my ppa in my launchpad ppa and it depends on another package (libccd) which is in another ppa ppa:imnmfotmal/libccd. FCL has both build and run dependency in libccd. SO i ...
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How to pin a PPA package?

I've installed ppa:ondrej/php5 (in order to use latest PHP 5.5) in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but it also includes apache2 package, which causes me unable to install apache2-mpm-worker: $ sudo apt-get install ...
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What's the difference between getting graphics drivers from the new ppa vs from Additional Drivers?

I've heard a lot of hype about the new PPA, but is it any better/different than using the Additional Drivers tab of the Software and Updates program?
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GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty InRelease: Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NODATA' (does the network require authentication?)

I have been getting this error and its stopping me from downloading latest updates I have looked into other forum posts but im an absolute noob and they werent very clear and/or hard to understand and ...
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How to install via source code / Installing in Ubuntu (PPA)

Is there some general way of installing a software in Ubuntu (or Lubuntu) when the software provider says: PPA repository for Ubuntu right now is outdated. We strongly recommend you that install ...
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Error during apt-get update [duplicate]

While running apt-get i get the following error :- W: GPG error: https://dl.bintray.com Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY ...
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Terminal cannot install anything

I hav been using Ubuntu for quite sum time. yesterday i accidentally deleted the ubuntu partition (from windows) and again installed it. im having the following problems I tried 2 install Google ...
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PPA directory, Steam, Dota 2

I have a graphics problem on Dota 2, the characters and the wood are transparent. When I'm starting steam I am adviced to install ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates However, when I type that in Terminal I ...
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GNOME is gone. How to fix?

I have had this issue for a few weeks. I use Ubuntu 14.04. I love GNOME and decided to upgrade to 3.12. Then I later decided to downgrade to 3.10, using ppa-purge. I ran sudo apt-get dist-upgrade ...
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cannot install android studio

I tried to install andorid studio with PPA : But after install running sudo apt-get install android-studio is giving error :- Setting up android-studio (4.11.0-ubuntu0) ... Archive: ...
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How can I fork a PPA

There is this PPA with lots of modified packages, but some are not of the version I need. How can I fork that PPA, and update only the packages I need?
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'apt-get update' gets stuck for hours at “100% [Working]” for specific PPA

When I run sudo apt-get update on Ubuntu 15.04, I get the following (shortened) output: $ LANG=C sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for ipc-admin: Ign http://ftp.uni-stuttgart.de vivid InRelease ...
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Use 14.04 application in 15.04

I am running 15.04. I need to install ghdl. However after adding the repository when I do apt-get update I keep getting failed to fetch ...
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How to version the PPA package for a new application?

I have a PPA set up to allow an application that I wrote to be installed by others. Currently, I have no plans for the application to be included in the official Ubuntu or Debian repos. I recently ...
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Install ruby 2.0 under Ubuntu 15.04 box

I have a problem when trying to install ruby 2.0 under Ubuntu 15.04 box I have add ppa:brightbox/ruby-ng with bellow command: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:brightbox/ruby-ng And I get following error ...
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node version outdated [duplicate]

I am trying to install Yeoman in my machine but i am getting the error node outdated,when i checked my versions i got this. node --version && npm --version v0.10.37 1.4.28 if my versions ...
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Having problems installing Krita, unmet dependencies

sudo apt-get install krita Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested ...
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How to upgrade bitcoind (Bitcoin Core) in Ubuntu?

I would like to know all the options that exist to upgrade bitcoind (PPA or manually). I am running a full Bitcoin node and it's important to kept the last available version.
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Ubuntu Tweak don't work

How can I make work Ubuntu Tweak in Ubuntu 15.04? If I try to install him with simple commands like that don't work sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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Ubuntu Tweak doesn't want to install

I use that commands in Ubuntu 15.04: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ubuntu-tweak When I run sudo apt-get update I get this error message: W: ...
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After installing Oracle Java 8 how can you update?

There is an oracle-jdk8-installer dir in /var/cache/ There is a /usr/lib/jvm/java-8-oracle dir How can I update to the latest plugins and jre stuff?
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how are software sources controled?

I was on my way to installing a bitcoin wallet ppa, when I realized the file /etc/apt/sources.list is missing from that directory. I am using trusty, with Mate. If I add sources.list, will it work? ...
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How can I remove all PPA? [duplicate]

I noticed that sudo apt-get update takes longer and longer, because i used several sudo apt-add-repository xxx it seems like non ubuntu repositories are not as fast or dont have as much ...
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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 can be found from which repository package has been installed if source was purged from source list [duplicate]

I have several repositories listed in my source list and some ppa added as sources Can I know from which one specific package has been installed? It is still possible if after installation ...
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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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SSL Certificate error when adding PPA

I've been trying to install a package from a PPA for some hours now. I am running a freshly installed version of ubuntu 14.04. I've been following these instructions: ...
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How to update jdk 7?

I am using ubuntu 14.04 version, 64 bit. when I give java -version in terminal, I get : java version "1.7.0_65" OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea 2.5.3) (7u71-2.5.3-0ubuntu0.14.04.1) OpenJDK ...
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Why isn't Oracle Java included in the standard Ubuntu repo?

Unlike many popular programming languages, the popular Oracle Java package is only available using a PPA, not by the official repo. Why isn't Oracle Java included in the standard Ubuntu repo?
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Authenticated Packages for Flocker

The current installation instructions for Flocker on Ubuntu 14.04 state that one should run: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get -y install apt-transport-https software-properties-common sudo ...