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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GPG error : http://repos.rcn-ee.net

when I update using apt-get update on Beaglebone black, I got the following error, W: GPG error: http://repos.rcn-ee.net trusty InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the ...
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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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Is Skype in partener repository the same as from website?

I have noticed that in the partner repository that there is a package called skype, is this the same package that you get from the Skype website? And is it managed by Microsoft too? Or is there any ...
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How do I name a repository [duplicate]

I installed most software from the terminal. I saw that with some programs people give commands like this for example: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:jfi/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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Easy way to install CrashPlan

Is there a .deb file, repo, PPA, or anything to install CrashPlan other than the non-standard install.sh file? I have fish as my shell, and I had to mess around a lot and finally use chsh first ...
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Download from a new repository without modifying /etc/apt/sources.list

I'm am currently using heroku, and I am trying to install a package from a non-standard repo (https://github.com/openalpr/openalpr/wiki/Compilation-instructions-(Ubuntu-Linux)) I have had no issues ...
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How to find which PPA contains a specific package?

I would like to know which repository contains a specific package, in order to add the PPA link to the sources.list file. The package can also be outside of the official repositories (multiverse or ...
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fatal: does not appear to be a git repository

I set up a empty git repo on my production server with git init --bare From my local machine i added the repo as a remote: git remote add origin ssh://user@example.com/~/git/example.com If i ...
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Python error while adding repository

Whenever i try to add repository , the following error occurs. I have newly installed ubuntu and my sources.list.d folder is also present. Please help me with this.. Error:: Traceback (most recent ...
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How to use a sources list generator

I've been trying to install packages using terminal but I keep getting errors and it turns out my sources.list file is really messed up. So I found this webstite that generates a sources.list file ...
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Why Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/InRelease if I have ping?

I am trying to update an ubuntu 14.04 server and have my dns config ok because I can ping us.archive.ubuntu.com so I dont know what is happening here. This is my /etc/network/interfaces file: auto ...
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How to install specific Ubuntu packages, with exact version?

I want to setup a new virtual machine with some specified packages (name and version), that are provided. For example apache2 in version 2.2.20-1ubuntu1 with all dependencies. Even if there is a new ...
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restart install of software repository

how do I reinstall "Ubuntu software repository" after power fail or continue. I completed disk 1 and 2 and was about to start disk 3. Be advised I am very new but willing to learn
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Missing file from repository this morning. Who do I notify? [duplicate]

Aptitude upgrade on 12.04 shows the following: E: Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/l/linux/linux-libc-dev_3.2.0-84.121_amd64.deb: 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.15 80] ...
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Installing Mediaelch on 15.04

I like using Mediaelch. When I replaced my Ubuntu 14.04 with a fresh 15.04 installation, apt-get kept giving me not-found errors when looking for Mediaelch's packages. I followed the instructions at ...
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How to remove old, unused keyrings in /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.?

I frequently receive error messages of the following type: gpg: keyblock resource `/etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/rwky-nodejs.gpg': resource limit It seems apt-key available cannot handle so many ...
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Cannot install packages in Lubuntu 12.04

I've just installed lubuntu 12.04 on an Acer aspire one netbook. I've noticed that although chromium-browser is installed, it doesn't come with a flash-player. I tried to install it using sudo ...
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How can I continue using outdated saucy repository? [duplicate]

Saucy got removed from official repositories. Now I can't even install gparted to increase partition size to upgrade for Trusty. Is there sources.list of non-official archive of saucy repository?
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Preferred apt repository

If I have to two repositories listed in my sources.list or sources.list.d is there a way to tell apt which is preferred? My exact use case is if a package is found on the intranet repository and on ...
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How to add device sources to the repositories?

I just tried to build Android from source code, using this guide: http://xda-university.com/as-a-developer/getting-started-building-android-from-source The problem is there: Once you have obtained ...
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How to add security repository to enable libssl-dev installation?

How is the security repository added? I'm trying to install libssl-dev, but it seems that I need to use the security repository for that. However, there doesn't seem to be a way to use the GUI to add ...
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“Dependency is not satisfiable” error when trying to install an application

When I try to install glchess in Synaptic I get this error At a certain time I installed the Gnome desktop and a lot of games that came with it and then uninstalled the games. Now I want chess ...
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Trouble Installing Package from a Local Apt Repo

I am having some issues installing a package from a local apt-repo. I followed the guide below to set up the apt repo and it seems to be working fine. When I run the update-debs command and apt-get ...
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Change the way packages are downloaded with local repository?

I plan to set up my own custom repository for some Linux software to be used for the local network only (computers on local network to only use that repository). However, there are few things that I ...
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old application launcher window in the repository

In older version of Ubuntu there used to be (in the repository) an application launcher window, that itself was a normal gtk application. It was just like the old control-center mentioned in How to ...
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How to upgrade to PHP 5.5.25(The Latest Stable Released Version of PHP) on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit OS?

I tried following commands but after running these commands I got upgraded from PHP 5.5.23 to PHP 5.5.24. I want to upgrade to PHP 5.5.25 which is a latest stable released version. sudo ...
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sbuild error: Only one build is permitted

I am trying to build a package for ubuntu trusty using sbuild, but few dependencies are available in vivid repo. So, I added the vivid repo with --extra-repository tag with sbuild command. But I am ...
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Slow Repositories

I have the following problem with my two Ubuntu installations at home: installing software using apt-get or the software center takes AGES, I mean, the download speed is very slow. I have already ...
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GPG key issue qTox repository

I have noticed that after installing qTox and its repository, that when running the commands (and it's either at the end of the first one, or at the beginning of the second one, sorry, but I cannot ...
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Installing softwares in ubuntu using other linux distro .ISO

I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 x64 installed (without internet) and also have the .ISO file of Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca x64. I want to install some packages like Gimp, media player codecs, VLC in my Ubuntu ...
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How to make USB drive as local repository

I copied "archives" folder (/var/cache/apt/archives) from another computer which was fully updated and had some packages that i want. Can someone guide me how to add my USB drive in repository list so ...
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How do you solve apt-get update error “Could not resolve”?

I just purchased server space with a VPS provider. The first thing I wanted to do is install the lastest version of Nginx. I followed the official instructions from Nginx as described here. Everything ...
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PPA for recent versions of mercurial

Im trying to access mercurial repositories that were created on windows with mercurial version 1.8.2. As the version in the repositories is a few numbers behind, its not playing ball. Does anyone ...
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How do I install Sigil?

Is there a ppa I can use to install Sigil in Ubuntu? The old ppa:rgibert/ebook doesn't work for me any more.
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Cannot remove mistyped repository

I accidentally mistyped a ppa when adding it. Instead of sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa I used sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xmbc/ppa (xmbc instead of xbmc) Now I get an error when I ...
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adding kdevelop repository

I want to add the following ppa repository in kubuntu 15.04 kdevelop package in Ubuntu However, I don't know how to add that via Muon package manager or Synaptic
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Is there a way to browse all repositories available to an ubuntu system?

Most of the time I come up with a problem, eg "how do I draw a picture in ubuntu?" and then after some googling I come up with a solution eg "get gimp installed" But what if I'm not looking for ...
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Why are some packages unfindable in new non-LTS releases of Ubuntu?

Well, simply put I've installed the new Ubuntu 15.04 but it does not contain my favourite Netbeans IDE in its repository. I certainly did run sudo apt-get update. Why is this so? Does this mean that ...
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How can I download deb from a PPA?

How can I download deb package from a PPA?
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Copying packages in PPA fail due to same version

I copied my package from trusty's repository also to utopic's repository of my PPA without re-building the binaries by using Launchpad's copy packages feature. Now I noticed that the utopic package ...
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How can I revert back from an upgrade to the Proposed repository?

I mistakenly enabled the Pre-release updates (natty-proposed) repository and then upgraded all packages. How can I undo this? Here are the test results from @enzotib's instructions and the test ...
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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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What layout/files should debian repository have?

I'm java developer. My goal is to wrap my objects into deb files / upload them to a private repository and install them from this repository. So my questions are: Is Debian repository just an HTTP ...
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apt-mirror: can't create /dir:/mirror directory at /usr/bin/apt-mirror line 342

The title of this question is the error message I receive after installing apt-mirror and apache2. As per the instructions set out by all the guides I've encountered. It informs me to modify ...
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Problem with Synaptic when “reloading” [duplicate]

I pressed the "Reload" button on Synaptic and got the following error: Could not download all repository indexes The repository may not be available or could not contact him by network ...
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How do I restore the default repositories?

There are now errors when updating and I cannot install most software due to a corrupted /etc/apt/sources.list file. Is there a copy I can download to replace it? The file would be for Ubuntu ...
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apt-get update very slow, stuck at “Waiting for headers”

I have looked at similar questions: Stuck at 0% [waiting for headers] (apt) apt-get update stuck on "Waiting for Headers" However neither one of them answer my problem. I am running ...
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exspected new version alert did not appear on release date

I have run 15.04 from beta one +2. Now that the release date of 23rd April has come and gone, I tried sudo apt-get update and upgrade. I suspect the Vivid repositories in update manager need to ...
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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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Problems installing packages from one system to another via scripts

System -> Ubuntu 14.04 System in VM -> Ubuntu DEV 14.04 I'm using the following scripts : Back up packages #!/bin/bash dir=source_files # if directory doesn't exist then make it if [ ! -d ...