PPA are personal package archives that allows users and groups in launchpad to make packages available to the public. PPAs can be added with a terminal command or through Software Sources.

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Cannot add any PPA

I recently tried to add PPA from this website. I did sudo add-apt-repository ppa:canonical-qt5-edgers/qt5-proper from terminal. I get an error saying Cannot add PPA: ...
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Is it fine to remove ppa source list while the application is not removed?

Ok, I just installed Pinta from launchpad. After the installation finished I decided to remove the ppa source lists. I run the application just fine, Pinta fire-up flawlessly. I do this for any other ...
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How do I see what PPA or PPAs are installed or in use

Sometimes I install good guy PPAs because someone on askubuntu says to use add-apt-repository . Later I wonder, where have they gone? Where can I find a list of Personal Package Archives that are ...
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How do I fix Noise music player on Ubuntu 13.04?

I'm using a really nice music player from Elementary OS called Noise, which I installed on my Ubuntu Raring 13.04 install by adding the elementary-os/stable PPA (the entry is deb ...
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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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Daily builds for VIM

Is there any PPA that allows to be up to date with the latest changes in VIM, even they are buggy or not? I would like to know that I use the latest VIM build even it is unstable. Also, the ...
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how to install gvfs-mtp backend in ubuntu 12.10

as given on the launchpad page here PPA description These builds of gvfs have my native mtp backend backported from gvfs master. Use this to easily access MTP based devices with Nautilus. ...
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Does Kingsoft Office Official PPA exist?

Kingsoft Office has better supporting of Microsoft Office than LibreOffice. But it's annoying every time when new release published to download and install it manually. So, does Kingsoft Office ...
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Darktable not starting. No Error

when i try to start darktable, simply nothing happens. No error appears, nothing. What can I do to get an errorlog or something else to get further help? This happens after upgrading from 13.04 to ...
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How to install the newest Mono?

I want to install the newest version of Mono on my Ubuntu 13.10 installation, but obviously it requires me to download a lot of packages from the Debian website, which is not ideal as it is hard to ...
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couldn't open the software-center and sources [duplicate]

Failed to download repository information W:GPG error: (http)://ppa.launchpad.net raring Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY ...
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Problem installing Bitcoin

I added the PPA and did sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install bitcoin-qt I get an error: Some packages could not be installed...The following packages have unmet dependencies: bitcoin-qt : ...
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How to make packages for ARM in Launchpad?

When I request builds in this recipe it only creates 32 bit and 64 bit packages. How to create packages for ARM? I am using Quickly.
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Why do PPAs get errors after an upgrade?

I have a question?? After Upgrading to a newer version of ubuntu every time for some time I have problems with getting software from launchpad. So I have a question why does that happens why does ...
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Why are PPA's designed for only latest version of Blender?

Why are PPA's set to only retain the latest version of the software? I ask because I just installed Blender 2.69 and it constantly crashes on me; I then decided to just install 2.68a but found that it ...
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How to debug a build failure which cannot be reproduced outside of a Launchpad build environment?

I am attempting to build a modified libdbusmenu package. It builds correctly if I build it locally: sudo apt-get build-dep libdbusmenu wget ...
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Launchpad: Missing build dependencies even though dependency should be contained in uploaded package

I want to backport gcc-4.7 from raring to precise. So I ran backportpackage and uploaded gcc-4.7 to my PPA. However, when Launchpad tries to build it it complains about a missing dependency: ...
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Tor installation [closed]

I am not able to install tor browser. I am trying through PPA .. but its throughing error that " CANNOT ACCESS PPA CHECK YOUR INTERNET CONNECTION" though all connection are working fine.
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gnome nanny dosen't work ubuntu 13.10

Good morning, i am looking for a other software like the gnome nannylike because he doesnt work on my 13.10 ubuntu I will use that for restricting some words, and limit internet access. I also used ...
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Steam Repository Help?

Steam runs fine in Raring, not ready for Saucy for another few months, in the meantime this repo is 404ing me every time I do an "apt-get update" ...
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cannot install cinnimon 2.xx

Fetched 841 kB in 28s (29.3 kB/s) W: GPG error: http://packages.mate-desktop.org raring Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY ...
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Installing sopcast in Ubuntu

I'm new to Ubuntu and I'd like to install sopcast. I don't want to install it in wine, but I have found a ppa ferramroberto/sopcast. Is there a way to find out whether it's safe to add this ppa? I ...
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How can I check if a PPA has packages for another Ubuntu version?

I use a lot of PPA's. I'd like to check if all of them have packages for Saucy before updating. Is there a program which checks whether my PPAs have packages for a different version of Ubuntu?
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Software Center won't take into account my changed OpenID name: any idea?

Failing to install IntelliJ from the Software Center, I realized my login is wrong in the /etc/apt/auth.conf entry that the install process generates. In this file, I see my original OpenID, that's ...
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What determines PPA updates after new Ubuntu releases?

Before upgrading to Saucy, I had several PPAs installed. As usual, the upgrade process disabled the PPAs. Afterwards, I re-enabled the PPAs in Software Sources (making sure that the release was set to ...
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Cannot install zeromq package from chris-lea/zeromq in 12.04

I ran: %> sudo add-apt-repository ppa:chris-lea/zeromq %> sudo aptitude update %> sudo aptitude install zeromq3 php-zeromq # result: zeromq3 - no such package found I tried restarting my system, ...
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Can't add any PPA's after reinstalling Ubuntu 13.10

I can't add any PPA's at all after reinstalling Ubuntu 13.10. Here is what it says: michael@MikesKomputer:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/atareao Cannot add PPA: 'ppa:atareao/atareao'. Please ...
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Remove all packages installed from a PPA?

I have installed LibreOffice 4 using PPA. I was using LibreOffice 3, then I had upgraded to LibreOffice 4, because I was somewhat eager to try a new version. Now since I found that LibreOffice 4 ...
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gnome-core-apps installation

How do you go about installing these? I installed the ppas for gnome 3.10 including the staging and I don't have the core apps that come with gnome. I am on ubuntu 13.10. Any ideas?
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How to check if repo's in sources.list.d support particular Ubuntu version

So new release of Ubuntu is just out and before jumping to upgrade bandwagon, you want to check if the repo sources (in /etc/apt/sources.list.d) of your favorite apps have added support for the said ...
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HandBreak installtion fail

I just got Ubuntu the other day on my brand spanking new, yummy 8-core PC. Anyways, i was trying to get Handbrake to convert/compress my videos for file transfer. So I looked it up, and found the ...
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Can't delete disabled software fonts under Other Software, after upgrade to Saucy (13.10)

I just upgraded from Raring to Saucy. Software & Updates >> Other Software shows disabled entries, saying Disabled after upgrade to saucy. I can't check or uncheck these disabled entries to delete ...
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Where is my new Gnome 3.10 software?

After upgrading to Gnome 3.10 via the Gnome3 and Gnome3-staging I don't see the new software center, maps or any of the new software jazz that is suppose to come with Gnome 3.10. I see the window and ...
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PCSX2 1.0.0 installation issues

I've followed all the tutorials I can find to get this emulator to work and I'm now getting this error. Granted I've gotten a lot further than when I started. Running 13.10. Just downloaded the Linux ...
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apt-get update failed for some reason [duplicate]

when I run this command sudo apt-get update I get an error: jan@janOS:~$ sudo apt-get update E: Type 'ain' is not known on line 3 in source list ...
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ERROR in Installing a Theme in ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 3 days ago and since then I've been trying to install a couple of themes for example i tried MOKA theme and many more.whenever i try to install a theme when ever i add ...
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Error while installing lamp server [duplicate]

I purged my previous installation and when i wanted to install again i get the following error sudo apt-get install lamp-server^ Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Gnome 3.10 doesn't show login, Ubuntu 13.10

I use gnome as default desktop. And I recently upgrade Ubuntu to 13.10 then upgraded gnome to 3.10. Upon restarting, it brings me to the gnome log in screen (GDM) and all I see is the top banner part ...
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To use PPA on 12.04 LTS Cloud Image

In a earlier post I had asked the question of why juju and MAAS wasn't working and outlined all of the steps. When using the 12.04 LTS cloud image should I still need to add the PPA for juju and ...
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nuvola player installation problems 13.10

So I'm trying to install nuvola player on my laptop running ubuntu 13.10. I follow the instructions on their website. Pretty standard, add the repo, apt-get update, and then install. However, no ...
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I downloaded a PPA and now what?

I downloaded a PPA successfully (I think) and now I what to run the program. I have now idea how to. I am new to Ubuntu. Here is the PPA I downloaded: ppa:stebbins/handbrake-releases. Then in ...
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command to check if a ppa supports specific version of ubuntu [duplicate]

I always script my installs after a new version get released. everything usually smooth until the ppa's part. is there a quick command to check if a ppa would has a trunk for my current version? ...
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Need to downgrade a package with many dependents

In order to get a working low-power video card setup I decided to use a custom xserver from Andrikos:ppa. It worked well, but when the official release caught up to the bug fixes I dried to drop the ...
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“cannot access ppa” trying to download ubuntu sdk

I was trying to download Ubuntu sdk entering: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-sdk-team/ppa && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install ubuntu-sdk However, the answer was Cannot ...
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I'm getting a gpg error [duplicate]

I'm getting a gpg error: http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release: the following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available : NO_PUBKEY 5A9A06AEF9C8DB0 This came ...
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How can I undo adding a PPA and installing packages from it? [duplicate]

I was following a guide and did this: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install cinnamon nemo Now I am having a lot of trouble ...
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Get my app, having a kernel module, accepted by the review process of the Ubuntu Software Center

I have submitted an app divided in 3 parts: A kernel module A daemon A control panel The first and last parts are free and open source, and packaged in a PPA. The second one is closed source, and ...
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How do I find which PPA to remove from update?

When I run apt-get update I get some failures at the end and I'd like to remove them but I don't know which PPA they are coming from. I have Y-PPA Manager installed, but still can't find where it is ...
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Can't add any PPA's [duplicate]

Every time I try to add a ppa I get this error message. I have tried with about a dozen PPA's EDIT: UbuntuStudio 12.04
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Purge all PPAs with a single command

How can I purge all added ppa with a single command in terminal ?