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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can we do install everything from repo?

can we do apt-get install * (install everything the repo has), if so, how many GB it would require?
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Upgraded to package that was subsequently removed from repo…what to do?

I noticed in Synaptic Package Manager that the version of udisks2 I have is "local" so I was trying to figure out what happened there. It looks like on June 17th I picked up version udisks2 ...
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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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Ubuntu Tweak doesn't want to install

I use that commands in Ubuntu 15.04: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ubuntu-tweak When I run sudo apt-get update I get this error message: W: ...
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Can't use Ubuntu main server as a repository

and I don't want to use other one, I want to use the main server and to understand why I'm getting this error, thank you :)
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Where are the logs for apt-get?

Request I would like to know where I can find the logs for the following package managers. Package managers Synaptic Package Manager Ubuntu Software Center Terminal logs for apt-get and 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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Unable to add repository key to local keychain

I want to install Docker application on my Ubuntu, but i can't execute a command to add Docker repository key to my local keychain. Here's this command: sudo apt-key adv --keyserver ...
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Trying to download updates can't remember password [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and having problems downloading updates to the system. Every time the system prompts to the software repository setting authentication it prompts for a password. Now I ...
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How to install GimpShop on Ubuntu 14.04 from Sourcefourge

I read this article on a replacement app for PhotoShop on Ubuntu and I followed the link which brought me to soureforge to download GimpShop. I downloaded the gimpshop-2.2.11.tar.bz2 file but how to ...
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Installing Trilinos 12 on Ubuntu 15 without compiling

I was wondering if there is a precompiled Trilinos 12 repository that I can use so I don't have to compile it? The reason being that I am running Ubuntu in a virtual machine and want to avoid the ...
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“apt-get update” gives many [Ign] errors - is that a problem?

I just ran sudo apt-get update once again and I thought that there are many lines starting with Ign instead of Hit in the output. I wondered what it means and researched on Ask Ubuntu and Super User, ...
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Remote package installation over LAN

I am trying to work on a project where i am supposed to install softwares and packages on one system and it should replicate on other systems connected on LAN. How can i proceed with this? I was ...
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Why do I get frequent errors while syncing repo in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I am trying to make a CWM recovery for an android by building from source. This requires syncing of repo in my working folder. I observe that, frequent errors occurrs like the following on my laptop ...
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'apt-get update' gets stuck for hours at “100% [Working]” for specific PPA

When I run sudo apt-get update on Ubuntu 15.04, I get the following (shortened) output: $ LANG=C sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for ipc-admin: Ign http://ftp.uni-stuttgart.de vivid InRelease ...
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Suggestion needed on updating software available on Ubuntu 14.04 LTE

Currently I am syncing repo on my laptop running on Ubuntu 14.04 LTE. I got a message that software updates are available amounting to around 340 MB. Should I update now, while the repo syncing ...
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How to proceed for initializing repo in Ubuntu?

I am on Ubuntu 14.04 and working towards building cwm recovery for an android mobile from source. As a part of the procedure I want to sync repo prior to which repo is to be initialized.In which ...
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problem with syncing repo in Ubuntu 14.04

I had been trying to complete syncing repo, but everyday I end up with various errors and low space.some of the errors are as below :- (I) remote: Counting objects: 105, done remote: Finding ...
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Failed system update

While doing a software update I received an error. Trouble shooting the issue I received this information: $ sudo apt-get update W: Failed to fetch ...
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Update outside of the repositories

Let's assume, I have an application (called abc), that is, in the current repositories, on version 1.0 . So I find in the internet the news today 'BREAKING: abc Version 1.5 released, IT FIXES ...
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Compare two repos - a table of all all package versions?

I'd like to see and compare versions of all packages in two different repos. Something like: libfoo | 1.2 | 1.3 libbar | 2.4 | 3.0 libbaz | ... | ... Is there some such web? Or a way to obtain list ...
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Ubuntu Tweak don't work

How can I make work Ubuntu Tweak in Ubuntu 15.04? If I try to install him with simple commands like that don't work sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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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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Error while updating R in ubuntu 14.04 trusty

I am trying to install R programming language and able to install rbase using this code sudo apt-get install r-base After that i tried to upgrade it using this code sudo add-apt-repository ‘deb ...
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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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How full is the Ubuntu ARM port (repositories)?

I'm thinking about buying a new laptop (Chromebook). Now I previously had a Chromebook and installed Crouton and Chrubuntu on it. Chrubuntu was bad, but I was quite happy with Crouton, battery ...
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Extending ubuntu-server cd repository [duplicate]

I'd like to create my own custom ubuntu server ISO with up to date repository (+ Some extra packages). 1) Is it possible to update the deb packges on the cd repository? 2) Is there a way to add extra ...
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Repositories some help

I want to install on ubuntu 14.04 framework cppcms so I have commands from official website http://cppcms.com/wikipp/en/page/apt Commands are: deb http://apt.cppcms.com/ utopic main deb-src ...
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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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How to tweak software & update so it can run on unsupported release? [duplicate]

I tried to install dropbox by this following command : sudo apt-key adv --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 5044912E sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu $(lsb_release -sc) ...
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Are PPA's safe to add to my system and what are some “red flags” to watch out for?

I see a lot of interesting programs out there that can only be obtained by adding a "PPA" to the system but, if I'm understanding correctly, we should stay within the official "repositories" for ...
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How can I fix a 404 Error when using a PPA or updating my package lists?

PPA seems to be constantly offline. Whenever I use sudo apt-get update, this error is shown: W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/ 404 Not Found How do I fix these errors?
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How to rectify error during syncing repo?

I use the following command to sync repo, repo init -u git://github.com/CyanogenMod/android.git -b cm12.0 But it gives the following error, fatal: Couldn't find remote ref refs/heads/cm12.0 ...
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confused with different commands for syncing repo [closed]

I want to know the difference between following two commands at (A) and (B). <default revision="refs/heads/cm-12.0" remote="github" sync-c="true" sync-j="4" /> repo init -u ...
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repo sync duration and how to resume sync?

I am on Ubuntu 14.0.4 and I am trying to build a CWM recovery for Celkon Q 500 (android 4.4.2, Broadcom processor). I have set up build environment and currently working on syncing repo. I have ...
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fatal: Couldn't find remote ref refs/heads/cm12.0

I stopped repo sync with CTRL C button pressing, then tried to resume with 'repo sync' it did not work. When given the following command :prasanna@prasanna-Aspire-4736Z:~$ repo init -u ...
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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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Unable to install ACL

I am unable to install ACL on my Ubuntu 14.10 server (see output). david@server:/mnt/storagedata$ sudo apt-get install acl Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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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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How to create custom repository on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

How to build custom repository server so that all client install packages from my machine. what type of URL to add in /etc/apt/sources.list file on Client Machine. to fetch that particular package
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Error in Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 repository list [duplicate]

I'm having problem updating my repository list in Ubuntu Gnome 15.4 : Baixados 4.665 B em 1min 39s (46 B/s) Lendo listas de pacotes... Pronto W: Erro GPG: http://archive.canonical.com vivid ...
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Error while updating repositories [duplicate]

When I do a apt-get update, I get the following error message: E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead. I have updated my sources.list with the ...
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How can I remove all PPA? [duplicate]

I noticed that sudo apt-get update takes longer and longer, because i used several sudo apt-add-repository xxx it seems like non ubuntu repositories are not as fast or dont have as much ...
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Why Can't I add this repository?

I am trying to install Owncloud on my Ubuntu server 15.04 system. I used the following code to add the repository to install Owncloud: sudo sh -c "echo 'deb ...
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How do I go about getting items in the partner repository updated?

The version of the vmware-view-client in the partner repository is currently at version 2.2.0. The latest version being shipped by VMware is 3.4.0. The older client is unable to support some of the ...
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Added a Wrong Repository [duplicate]

so yesterday I planned to install stickynotes, after I found the repo it says ppa:umang/indicator-stickynotes but I miss typed it to ppa:umag/indicator-stickynotes after a restart there's ...
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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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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 ...