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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Changed Python version, “apt-add-repository” not working ERROR

hi after installed python 3.5 in ubuntu, i had 2.7.6 and i wanted to be updated cause i will be working and learning python, so i installed the latest python version 3.5 and switched version to it, i ...
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When we install packages from ppa , are the packages downloaded at the location /var/cache/apt/archive?

When we install packages from ppa , are the packages downloaded at the location /var/cache/apt/archive? I am making a local repository of all the packages installed with apt-get. I see that packages ...
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Kali repo on Ubuntu 15.10

Does anyone knows if is possible to install Kali Linux repositories on Ubuntu 15.10 and how? I've found many tuts on doing that for previous releases but nothing for Wily.
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Centralized Patching in Ubuntu

Is there an Ubuntu equivalent to patching systems of Red Hat Satellite? Something that would allow me to: Take a snapshot of the official Ubuntu Repositories. Modify the packages per any errata that ...
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Where can I download ubuntu with preinstalled packages?

I have an ubuntu ISO image. While installing it, I need to download some packages from ubuntu repository to play media files. Can i get an ubuntu with preloaded package like windows? Windows has some ...
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Distribute own application on PPA or use own server with repository?

I am writing an advanced cross-platform open-source application. It is commercial app, but free&open-source (GPLv3). The thing is, this app is related to data security, so we need, that the source ...
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Enable the Universe repository for Wordpress [duplicate]

I am looking at the instructions on this Ubuntu page. I have opened the sources.list document and all I see is what looks like Ubuntu packages. I think I want to run: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Missing Archive Repositories Lead to Lock-Out

I am running a Dell GX520 computer. I am only operating Ubuntu. I haven't been able to install updates for a couple weeks. While trying to upgrade from 14.04 to 15.1, my efforts to fix broken packages ...
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New versions of Libreoffice [duplicate]

Why there are no new versions of Libreoffice in official Kubuntu 14.04 repositories? I don`t want to use PPA packages.
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Host git repo on my VPS

I am trying to host a git repo on my VPS. However, I want to place the repo under the user home directory. Example http://DOMAIN_NAME/~askubuntu/gitrepo.git I have apache2 installed which allows me ...
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How to disable apt key checking for private repositories under Ubuntu 14.04?

Under Ubuntu 14.04 I cannot get this to work. Our PCI auditor told us we can not have direct outbound access to the Ubuntu repo's, so I mirror them with reprepro. Likewise, we do not have outbound ...
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accidentally migrate to kali from ubuntu

helo everybody the problem began when I install katoolin..... first i install kali repos and then some of kali tools. Later the update software told me tha ther was a major update and i install it. ...
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How do I change an application installed using PPA?

I installed an application using Personal Package Archives (PPA). I installed the application by adding the "unstable" PPA, and now I want to switch to the "stable" PPA. So I removed the "unstable" ...
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Cannot add PPA repository

Whenever I try run the following command it gives me an error: dmacs@dmacs-HP40:~$ sudo apt-get-repository ppa:nae-team/ppa sudo: apt-get-repository: command not found I don't know how to fix this. ...
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apt-mirror not downloading packages [closed]

I am mirroring an Ubuntu 14.04 repo with apt-mirror, but I am facing some troubles when downloading packages. Sometimes apt-mirror gets the index files and says it has to download about XXX Mb, but it ...
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How Ubuntu plans to support PHP7?

Tomorrow will be release PHP 7, how Ubuntu plans to support it? It will be available at least in official LTS repository or we need to wait the next Ubuntu release?
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How to enable source package download for a section of private ubuntu repository

We have created a internal ubuntu repository. It has a few custom sections which has packages that were custom built. Currently, no source packages are provided for download for the repository users. ...
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Create http Repo with server-CD

I am currently trying to use a mounted ubuntu server install cd in an apache2 share. Whatd I did is to mount the CD at /var/www/html/repo/ then within the preseed I add the corresponding line to use ...
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(Boot Issue) How do I add Ubuntu generic packages to my repository?

HP Elitebook / Dual Boot Ubuntu 15.4 (shows as 15.10) and Win 8.1 Yesterday Ubuntu was updating and I was in a rush. I forgot and powered down, big mistake as the computer won't load now. The Bios ...
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Enabling multiverse/universe repositories? [closed]

I was trying to install some packages from the Software Centre, running 14.10 Ubuntu by the way, but it said I had to use the multiverse and universe repositories. I tried looking for other answers ...
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Can't open Softwate & Updates in Ubuntu 15.10

I recently install Katoolin in my Ubuntu 15.10 and add Kali Linux Repositories to the sources.list. When I installed updates, it said that it will update partially because of some reasons. It failed ...
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Deploying charm installer from local repository

I am using openstack charm bundle to install openstack on a MAAS setup. My requirement is that the services get installed from a local repository. [ Not to be confused with local charms] For ...
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how to update my old local ubuntu repository packages?

I have one local repository that contains all ubuntu packages so my lcoal network set their source to it and no need to download more from internet. but how can I update it's packages ? and just ...
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APT: additional repo for some packages

we use an own repo for some packages. How can we avoid it, that these packages will be upgraded from other repo's (e.g if the packages in the official mirror are newer than our packages) by an apt-get ...
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14.04 different outcome depending on regional apt repository

suddenly apt-get update began to fail, while investigating i came across a strange behavior: $ cat /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://il.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty main restricted $ apt-get ...
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apt-get update hangs on a repo addr that should be responsive [duplicate]

--DUPLICATES apt-get stuck at 0 [Connecting to us.archive.ubuntu.com] --RESOLVED same as in link above... general env ( a new isp 2 weeks ago 'web-pass.com' ) ubuntu 12.04 no local dns cache ( ...
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15.10 - Unity-Mail not in Repository anymore?

I just installed Ubuntu 15.10 clean on my machine. When I want to install Unity-Mail via apt-get or Software-Center I get the message, that the package cannot be found. But it seems that the Package ...
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How to install Skype on 15.10

Before when installing Skype I would just do: sudo apt-get install skype However in 15.10 I just get this: E: Unable to locate package skype So will Skype be made available in the repositories ...
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Why does add-apt-repository not work for the java ppa? [duplicate]

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java By this command but the result is like this : gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpjtegc3mz/secring.gpg' created gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpjtegc3mz/pubring.gpg' created ...
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Seemingly duplicate trusted GPG keys in /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d

I was recently dealing with this bug in apt and was trying to figure out which .gpg files I could remove to /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d to stop the W: GPG error: NO_PUBKEY error I was getting with apt-get ...
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How can I get all of the packages repository for Ubuntu server 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) [duplicate]

I am new with Ubuntu. I want to set up a local repository for Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin), because I don't have Internet access on my laptop. I downloaded the repository using a local link ...
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apt-mirror vs debmirror and mirror size

I've recently inherited the admin of a group of Ubuntu servers (12.04 LTS), including a local mirror server. This is using a script to update itself with debmirror. What are the relative pros and cons ...
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Failed to download repository information ubuntu 15.04 [closed]

Hi I am currently running Ubuntu 15.04, when checking for updates I get the "Failed to download repository information"("Check internet connection") message, though when I press OK it allows to to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 failed to download repository informations

Context : I'm not able anymore to connect on my wifi network a work, however at home all is fine. I decided to check if there was some upgrades and Ubuntu tells me "failed to download repository ...
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I can't add a repository [closed]

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ppsspp/stable ppsspp/stable Executing: gpg --ignore-time-conflict --no-options --no-default-keyring --homedir /tmp/tmp.qYp0cz3xW2 --no-auto-check-trustdb --trust-model ...
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Can you use Precise repos in Raring? [closed]

Is it possible to use Precise repositories in Raring?
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Aptitude: show packages whose installed version is no longer available

Sometimes, after trying out some repos, i get packages (also available in the standard distro) whose installed version is no longer available because i disabled the origin repo. I want to downgrade ...
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Failed to download repository information 14.04

Every time I check for updates, I get: W:Failed to fetch http://cz.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/saucy/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 217.31.202.63 80] , W:Failed to fetch ...
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Is there a simple way to configure apt-get to optimize downloads using a lan apt-mirror when available?

I have a laptop and a local copy of several repositories in an external hard drive connected to my router. My router provides access to those files (with credentials) as samba shares and/or ftp ...
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Choice of repositories and link with Software Updater warning message “Not all updates can be installed”?

I am on Xubuntu 14.04. I don't understand the cause of the following warning message I get. When I check only the Universe repository, Software Updater tells me that my system is up to date. When I ...
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How to create offline repo using android phone to download?

I've been trying to download an offline repo all day now to no success. The only way I could find to do this requires a computer with internet. I don't have one. I have one computer without internet ...
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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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Precise Pangolin (12.04) trying to install Trusty Tahr (14.04) updates?

Today the Upadate Manager has begun to ask me to install these ("Important Security") updates: Generic Linux kernel headers linux-headers-generic-lts-trusty (Size: 3 kB) Generic Linux kernel image ...
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How to get name of local repository (for use with 'apt-get install -t')

I've created a local repository as per BigSack's answer in this thread. I'm using the /var/cache/apt/archives of an old installation of Ubuntu on an external HDD (which I've renamed 'oldhd'). My ...
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Errors from a particular source when I update (in any of the package managers)

When I update (using any of these, apt-get, synaptic or Ubuntu Software Center) I get several errors. First is this warning: Failed to fetch http://repo.mysql.com/apt/ubuntu/dists/utopic/InRelease ...
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Upgrade to version newer than repositories

I have recently asked about how to upgrade ghostscript to a version that is available on 15.04 but not on 14.04LTS (which I have). On this site there are numerous almost identical question regarding ...
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How to find out appropriate ppa repository of a command?

I want to add commands 'apt-fast' and 'apt-spy' (apt-spy2) into Ubuntu 15.04 - these commands are contained in Debian. How do I find out the suiting ppa repository where they are located at ? With ...
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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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redmine 3.1 repository not found

I had redmine 2.x running perfectly. However I wanted to use some 3.1 plugins so installed redmine 3.1 next to it with the same configuration. All is working fine except for the repositories. I am ...
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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 ...