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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I want to create a local repository and want to share it via samba over the LAN

In my LAN network, I want to create a local repository and want to share it in LAN with the help of samba so other users can update, install, upgrade packages off-line. I have tried apt-mirror method ...
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Is there a good definitive source for setting up an apt repo? [on hold]

After reading a lot of documentation and hours of experimenting, I have set up an apt repository, but it was a painful process, and the documentation left something to be desired. I still have some ...
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Cannot find repo package list online?

I'm thinking of switching from Arch Linux to Ubuntu. I was gonna start with the Server version so I can build everything up from minimal, work i3-wm and have my wonderful system with Ubuntu! I have a ...
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Local Repository Mirror (apt-mirror issue) [migrated]

I'll ask this here because it has a wider audience than Debian and the principles are the same. I'm trying to set up a local mirror because I build debian systems over and over for fun.... or ...
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Why isn't Ubuntu using HTTPS by default when accessing software repositories? [duplicate]

I wish I could trust the packages I am supposedly downloading from Ubuntu servers are exactly what I think they are. But ... ... Hit:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Get:5 http://...
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Adding new repositories to obsolete distribution? [duplicate]

I don't even know if what I'm asking is doable, but suppose I loved one EOL version of Ubuntu and wanted not to upgrade to a supported version but rather add/replace the old repositories with the most ...
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Add a repository for security testing

I want to use some security tools because I study security (A total beginner). I tried adding the repos of kali, and install some security tools from there, the security tools works great but I had ...
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Is it possible to restore directory on Ubuntu and backup the files?

I run the following commands accidentally : rm -R /etc/apt rm -R /var/lib Or could anyone tell me what are the main repository of Ubuntu I am using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
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How to gpg check per repository

In RedHat or SUSE there is the option to enable or disable gpgcheck per repository name in the repo file. Is there such an option in Ubuntu / Debian I want some repository to be checked and others ...
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How does APT actually work (apt-get,cache, search)

I have some questions about the APT package manager. As I understand we have repositories URLs located at /etc/apt/sources.list and /etc/apt/sources.list.d/* When apt-get update is called, ...
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Create a CD Repository for ARM

I'm using a few different embedded systems (all ARM based) and I don't have internet access on these projects. I've been trying to parse tutorials and I've created a local network repository in the ...
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How to report a corrupt package on a specific apt repository?

I am trying to install "netatalk (2.2.5-1) i386" from tr.archive.ubuntu.com But cannot continue to download after 78% and install fails. I have changed the repository and installed the package. But ...
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Installing Icinga2 on Server 16.04 with Raspberry Pi 3

I am trying to install icinga2 on PI-3. I have the following set-up: Raspberry Pi 3 Ubuntu Ubuntu Server Standard 16.04 icinga2 I execute the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:...
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How can I get a list of all packages available for a specific version of Ubuntu (not necessarily the one I have installed)?

I can get a list of all available packages and their details using the following command: apt-cache search . Which outputs a list of packages which looks like this: i 0ad - Real-...
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Does getdeb change applications that do not need it?

There is an application I really want to install (RubyRipper), which seems to only be possible in a way visible to apt by using getdeb. However, I don't want new (and possibly less stable) versions of ...
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what is gi.repository in python? [closed]

I see from a lot of tutorials that in python the statement "from gi.repository" is used to import lots of different things, like gtk,etc etc.. what library is it? is it correlated with github? ...
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How to downgrade ntfs-3g to version 1:2012

I am completely new to Linux so please be gentle. How do I downgrade my ntfs-3g install to version 1:2012? currently when I try: sudo apt-get install ntfs-3g=1:2012 I get a "Version '1:2012' ...
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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: http://ppa.launchpad.net/mystic-mirage/pycharm/...
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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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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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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 http://archive.linux.duke.edu/ubuntu/dists/...
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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 Version:16....
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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? [duplicate]

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 'ppa.launchpad.net/...
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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