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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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 to fix missing GPG keys?

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I added some repo and when apt-get update i got missing gpg key. Following command seems to doesn't work for me: apt-get update 2> /tmp/keymissing; for key ...
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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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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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verifiying ubuntu iso with repository gpg-keys

I want to verify that a downloaded ISO is not being poisoned by the NSA or any other immoral agent. To do this I would very much use a signing-checking way. I am aware of VerifyIsoHowto. Still I am ...
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I cannot upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04 unable to retrieve zw archive

Cannot upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04. Default repository ZW... how do I change this? I suspect that the upgrade is looking for a defunct repository ie ZW. I live in Zimbabwe and suspect that it is ...
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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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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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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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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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Can't connect to some (not all) repository servers

I have some head crunch issues with updating my Ubuntu 12.04 server system. When I issue the following command (as root): apt-get update ...nothing happens and after a while apt-get gives up with ...
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Additional keyrings for APT in trusted.gpg.d

I'm creating a package that will automatically install some repositories to all hosts in the LAN. The package will be accessible from the central repository. I've discovered that repo lists can be ...
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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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apt-get says Version was not found but it is there

I've added this repository "ppa:videolan/stable-daily" using this command: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:videolan/stable-daily thin I wrote this command: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get ...
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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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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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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 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 make my own local repository?

I would like to build my own local repository on my LAN, so that machines on the LAN can update and upgrade from it. I want to download the packages and store them on my local server so that I can ...
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How do you select the fastest mirror from the command line?

I want to update my sources.list file with the fastest server from the command line in a fresh Ubuntu Server install. I know this is trivially easy with the GUI, but there doesn't seem to be a simple ...
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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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Can't add repo keys

I'm tring to add a keys (on Kubuntu 12.04) sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys SOMEKEY and I constantly get gpg: requesting key 8AC93F7A from hkp server ...
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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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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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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 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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shell script to conditionally add apt repository

I want to write a shell script that will add an apt repository. I know that I can do it using sudo add-apt-repository -y <repo>. My question is can I do it only if the repository was not ...
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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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How to install PgAdmin3 version 1.20.0 in Ubuntu 14.04

I try to install using PPA First, I add a link to a file repository source.list directory the /etc/apt/sources.list $ Sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list deb ...
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E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead after apt-get update

My /etc/apt/sources.list contained: nazar_art@nazar-desctop:/etc/apt$ cat source.list deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise-security main universe nazar_art@nazar-desctop:/etc/apt$ cat ...
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How can I get a list of all repositories and PPAs from the command line into an install script?

I know how to list all packages installed on my system. But how could I get a list of all repositories and PPA's? I know I can look into /etc/apt/sources.list and /etc/apt/sources.list.d, but I'm ...
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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 ...
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How do remove "Ignoring file in directory /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ as it has an invalid filename extension?

Since upgrading 13.10 to 14.04, I get these annoying messages each time I install, update, upgrade, and so on: N: Ignoring file 'webupd8team-java-raring.list.disable' in directory ...
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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 ...