Questions about managing/using repositories in general and about selecting Ubuntu repositories in particular. Most of the latter questions could be added under the "ppa" and "apt-get" tags as well.

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apt-get upgrade gives GPG Error [duplicate]

How would I go about fixing this error? I have pycharm installed through a ppa that I have been using for years in various computers. W: GPG error: ...
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Cannot update Ubuntu 16.04 repository [on hold]

labasse@traore:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for labasse: 0% [Connecting to ae.archive.ubuntu.com (91.189.88.161)] [Connecting to ppa.lau
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Unable to Install package from Ubuntu Xenial local repo

I created a local repo for Xenial using apt-mirror. When I tried sudo apt-get update in another machine (of course, I configured the webserver), I am getting the following errors and I am not able to ...
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Failed to fetch (broken repository issue)

I am new to Ubuntu and I live in 3rd world country, that's why I cannot afford Windows or Mac OS for my PC. Now, I've just successfully installed a fresh new Ubuntu LTS into my PC's hard-disk. ...
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kdenlive official testing and stable repositories give 404 errors

I tried to add the repository from their official website: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kdenlive/kdenlive-testing then doing sudo apt-get update but I get 404 errors from this repository. Is this ...
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how to create a local repository using iso

04 vm. This vm is not connected to internet. I want to install some packages. Is there any way to create a repository using the Ubuntu iso, so that i can install the required packages. In my RHEL7.2 i ...
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Problems with obtaining service packs for Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

Package update stops at this point and it remains a long time in this place intact: System Information madlax@net:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu ...
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sudo apt-get update cancelled half way through, now cannot run sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

I'm a new user of ubuntu. It's been working fairly well so far. Today I've tried doing 'sudo apt-get update' and it's freezing after fetching data. This is the output: sudo apt-get update Hit:1 ...
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What to do when a package's maintainers have abandoned it and it is in the universe repository?

I have recently noticed that the WireShark package in the universe repository seems to have been abandoned, I believe this for two reasons: V2 has been released yet only V1 is available there at the ...
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Clean out repository indexes on 16.04

How do i clear out my repo indexes completely, start from scratch etc. I have a lot of bad or old indexes that I'd like to clean up W: Failed to fetch ...
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List all packages available (and/or installed) from a specific source

How can I list all package names and their versions available from a specific package source (official repositories, PPAs or other repositories) ? Also, how can I filter only the installed packages ...
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Installing some programs and games [duplicate]

I'm trying to install some programs like Runescape with the (terminal) but I get 404 error. I'm using Xubuntu 16.04 LTS. I'm adding PPA (and try to get sudo apt-get update) but it fails to download ...
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Is there a repository for “Lightworks”?

Anyone knows a repository for Lightworks the video editor?
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PPA Problems after Octave installation

Every time after I add a PPA , and run : sudo apt-get update. I get some errors with some Octave stuff added there. I don't know what happened with my Octave installation, Octave runs fine but now I ...
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How to create etc/apt/sources.list [duplicate]

The sources.list repository file simply doesn't exist because of an installation issue, causing all sorts of problems because all the commands like .deb and stuff return command not found. What is the ...
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How can I make sure O/S doesn't use a particular Signing Key (gpg)

Actually this is two (2) different questions. I am on Xubuntu 14.04 but I believe the answers would be the same for all *buntu variants. The first one is in the title of this message. The second is ...
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Is there a way to build a snappy pakage from a unstable repo like the arch repo or DebianUnstable repo

I am wondering if you can truly get new package versions with snappy? Maybe something like running a chroot of DebianUnstable and using deb2snap to build snappys? Is this possible?
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Expanding APT-GET Repositories

Wow, I'm here posting about Linux. Never thought I'd see the day, but I've been shown the light by a smart guy and a few VMs and man pages later and her I am. I think I've managed to get my Ubuntu ...
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Local apt repository skipping packages

I've created an apt repository for a few local files, generally obscure drivers or locally-created files for my own use. The repository is limited to my own internal network, so it can have non-free ...
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Has Ubuntu 16.04 failled to fetch repository information or is my computer software up to date? (different case)

On running Software Update it says Failed to download repository information but when I click on Settings->Close... it refreshes and says the software on this computer is up to date. What should I ...
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Can't install aptitude on Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS

Where I try to install aptitude, i get this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct ...
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Display Current branch name in ubuntu terminal

I have followed the steps given in the accepted answer in this question - Prepend current git branch in terminal. But even after adding following code to .bashrc and restarting the laptop, I do not ...
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How can I install the Opera browser from the terminal?

Since this .deb bug is causing a lot of issues, I must resort to install the Opera browser using the terminal. Which is just fine, but I also need to add it to the repository for automatic updates. ...
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Printer driver depends on libbeecrypt7:i386 but it's not in repositories

I just did a fresh install of Kubuntu 16.04 and now I'm trying to configure a printer. The printer is a Canon mf4320d, so I downloaded the driver from manufacturer's website and tried to install it. ...
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How to Upgrade Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

Lately I've gotten very involved with Linux Ubuntu, but I think I have a barricade in my way. Every time I try to upgrade via Software Manager, it says to check my Internet connection because it ...
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Install php7 (7.0.4 or 7.0.6RC) on 14.04

Is there any available repository which would allow me to install PHP 7.0.4 or 7.0.6 (testing version) on my Ubuntu 14.04 server? I only found a way to use ppa:ondrej/php repository, but it only ...
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What is the default repositories on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64-bit?

I followed some commands online to install skype but now my repository list is filled with stuff i dont want. How can i restore back the list in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64-bit? OS:Linux Ubuntu OS ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 no udisks [duplicate]

The utility udisks doesn't appear to be in the repository for 16.04. Is there an alternative I should be using? Thanks!
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Acestream on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

Has anyone been able to install AceStreams? I had it installed on 14.04 LTS, worked fine, but the same repository doesn't work and the attempt to install from them returns the error of unmet ...
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Can I install the usb-creator-gtk (linuxmint version) in Ubuntu 15.10?

I have been using the default usb-creator-gtk but due to my personal preference, I'd like to install the LinuxMint version of it. I have tried this website where it is listed (unfortunaley I couldnt ...
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Add additional 32bit repositories

Can somebody let me know how I can add additional 32bit binaries in my ubuntu machine. or please let me know how I can create new repository.
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Repository adding > problem

After running those two commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/next sudo apt-get update I am getting this output: Reading package lists... Done W: The repository ...
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Download a Specify repository from Windows. [Help!!] [duplicate]

I decided from now start with the world of Linux. Honestly, I do not have access to the Internet to use it all the time. That is why, I need to make a mirror of a repository, then take it with me on ...
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manage PPA via terminal

I was searching for a way to manage my repositories in an advanced way and I found y-ppa-manager GUI application. it is a great application, that's for sure. But is there a way to manage them via ...
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In Universe's repository , why there isn't HomeBank last version? [duplicate]

HomeBank's version : in Universe it's 4.5.5, released in January 2014 !!! and the last official version is 5.0.6, released in october 2015. Thank you in avance for your answer
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can't add key - keyserver timed out

I'm trying to install mongodb on ubuntu 15.10. While following this - Install Mongo 3.2 on Ubuntu 15.10 - i got the following error message: W: GPG error: http://repo.mongodb.org ...
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How to push OpenPGP keys for a (custom) Ubuntu repository to clients running on Ubuntu server?

I have a number of devices running on Ubuntu trusty, syncing with a custom Debian package repository for software updates via unattended-upgrades. However, the OpenPGP key used to sign the release ...
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Need Help, Accidentally Deleted Ubuntu Repositories

My computer was running out of space on the hard drive so a friend told me to get the Ubuntu Tweak Tool, run the Janitor and delete everything it said to delete. Never listening to that friend again. ...
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How can I fix “W: <…> The repository is insufficiently signed by the key <…> (weak digest)” in my private repository?

I maintain a series of private repositories. The gpg keys used to sign the repo were made with "Key-Type: RSA" and "Key-Length: 4096". The version of GPG used to generate the keys is 1.4.16 on ...
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Testing an APT repository

I am trying to setup a distribution mechanism for Raspbian (Raspberry Pi) on a Ubuntu server. I have read most of the posts here and articles I could find about setting up an APT repo. I don't know if ...
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How to cancel a release upgrade completely?

So, the software updater comes up and says that there is a new Ubuntu version, do you want to upgrade it or not. I accidentally press yes. After that I interrupted the upgrade by closing it, and ...
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Ubuntu automatic Updates

I keep receiving that my Ubuntu updates are old and I should manually update. I do that and I get a message that the repositories can not download and I should check my internet connection. My ...
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Bash debugging symbols for 4.3-7ubuntu1.5

I want to install debugging symbols for bash 4.3-7ubuntu1.5 on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. I tried to follow steps described in this blog - http://linux-debugger-bits.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/bash-symbols.html ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: apt-get can't parse repository url if username contains @ ('at' sign)

I added a repository URL that contains to '@' (at sign) to /etc/apt/sources.list.d/myrepo.list deb https://FOO@BAR:PASS@domain.com/xyz precise non-free apt-get update fails with: Couldn't resolve ...
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Downloading from outdated repositories - 14.10 [duplicate]

I am running an old version of Ubuntu (14.10, not LTS) and I would like to upgrade to Wily Werewolf. Unfortunately I cannot upgrade via apt because the repositories are outdated, and I'm only willing ...
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How do you fix bad repository [duplicate]

W: Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-i386/Packages' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file) ...
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Go back to ubuntu packages after installing from an external repository?

I had to work with some kali packages, so i added the last kali repository to my file /etc/apt/sources.list . Everything went fine, and I installed some packages and worked with some. But during the ...
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Repository failure with google chrome

Skipping acquire of configured file 'main/binary-i386/Packages' as repository 'http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease' doesn't support architecture 'i386' is what i get when ...
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How can I get rid of this NO_PUBKEY errors?

sudo apt-get update is giving me this error at the end. I'm using "Y PPA Manager" and it seems that now all PPA's are O.K., but the problem (I think) is with the official Ubuntu repos: W: GPG error: ...
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Remove / purge repository spotify and opensuse

When I go to Software & Updates and then to Other Software I get this boxes unchecked: http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free and ...