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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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
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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 trusty/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 http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/Horst3180/...
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installing ansible on ubuntu

I'm following this document to install ansible: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-configure-ansible-on-ubuntu-14-04 I'm try to add ansible to my ubuntu repositories ...
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apt-get equivalent to yum's --enablerepo

Is there an easy way to use a repository/PPA only when needed as we'd do in a RHEL based distro with yum's --enablerepo, --disablerepo flags . For example yum --enablerepo=epel install vlc yum --...
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Upgrading an Ubuntu localrepo from trusty to xenial

Please forgive my ignorance as I am new to Ubuntu. I have created a local repository of Trusty using apt-mirror. My question is how to upgrade this repo to Xenial? Also in the mirror.list file how to ...
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Third-party repositories error message when updating

I am getting the following error message when trying to install updates: Check if you are using third-party repositories. If so, disable them, because they are a common source of problems. ...
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Force update from unsigned repository Ubuntu 16.04

I using an unsigned repo in Ubuntu 16.04 from Debian multimedia deb http://www.deb-multimedia.org jessie main To install deb-multimedia-keyring I'm running apt-get update && apt-get install ...
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How can I easily install a newer version of python on Ubuntu 14.04 using apt-get without upgrading the entire OS?

I am stuck on Ubuntu 14.04 and upgrading to 15.10 is probably not an option. The highest version of python supported by Ubuntu 14 is 2.7.6. This is very old. I want to install a newer version. I ...
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Is there any viber PPA?

I'm using Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 and I'm looking for a viber ppa for automatic updates. I've already installed viber via .deb file from the official website but ppa will be better. Thanks for the answers!
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how to execute apt-get install -f without removing packages

I was advised by apt-get to run apt-get install -f but what I get is: $ sudo apt-get install -f [sudo] password for ron: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Same Package - Multiple Repos

Which repository will Ubuntu choose to download a package from if the same package is available in more than one repos? Suppose a package A was initially installed from repository X and later I added ...
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Failed to download repository information Ubuntu 15.10

Since installing drop-box (whether this had any bearing I don't know) I have this error with any installation or update using the software centre or command-line using apt-get. E: GPG error: http://...
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How to add PPAs through a list? [closed]

I need to add PPAs on Ubuntu 14.04.3 from a file that contains a list of repositories, as follows: sudo add-apt-repository ppa: $ (cat ppas.list) or sudo add-apt-repository $ (cat ppas.list) or ...
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Android Studio - empty project after importing from Github

I have a big problem with android studio. Now I'm working on a project and I have to pair the repository from github to android studio. The connection and the clone of the folder went well. I can't ...
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Remove specific packages from internal apt repository

I have created an internal apt repository using apt-mirror. I need to remove only certain packages (source, lucid) from the repo. I have attempted to use the clean.sh script to do this, but it only ...
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warning: the following packages cannot be authenticated!

I am trying a local installation of the juju charms. Deply charm on machine1 copy deb files from /var/cache/apt/archive to /root/test on machine2 Modify the /etc/apt/sources.list to /root/test apt-...
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Update Python 2.7 to latest version of 2.x [duplicate]

My version of python2 on my ubuntu 14.04 machine is Python 2.7.6, how can I upgrade it to the the latest version of Python 2.X. The latest is currently 2.7.11. I have tried apt-get update/upgrade, ...
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Why isn't X2Go Server in the main Ubuntu repository?

While the X2Go client (package "x2goclient") can be downloaded from the main Ubuntu repository; this is not true for the X2Go server. One needs to get it from a different repository by doing the ...
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Can't connect to repositories via HTTP, but I can via FTP

I apologize in advance, but I'm pretty new to all of this. I'm having some issues connecting to ANYTHING via HTTP, especially the repositories. I can connect via FTP, but I'd like to resolve the ...
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How to create package file for packages

I am trying for offline installation of certain packages using apt-get. I have modified sources.list file to reflect the local cache directory path where I have kept all the required packages. However,...
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Why is there an old version of haproxy in Ubuntu repository?

Usually, I have found Ubuntu repositories to be more up-to-date as compared to Debian repositories, but in the case of haproxy, it's version in Ubuntu's repositories (1.4) is older than that in Debian'...
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Ubuntu 15.10 updates - Failed to download repository information - check internet connection [duplicate]

I had previous problems like this, first it did not want to update anything. It always sad: Failed to download repository information check your internet connection, but i have internet connection ...
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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 ...