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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Add a repository from a proxy connection

Does a proxy connection prevent adding a repository to Ubuntu? I'm using my college WiFi which uses a network proxy. I'm trying to add repositories but all I get is: Cannot add PPA: 'ppa:xxxxx'. ...
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Digikam starts memory run

I am having trouble to run digikam on stock Ubuntu 14.04. I tried different approaches to install and run it using different ppa combinations. I installed it with the philip5 ppa. originally only with ...
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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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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?) [duplicate]

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?