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 to do with abandoned or poorly looked after packages in the universe repository?

I have noticed several packages in the universe repository which have been untouched for ages even though upstream has released plenty of new versions (one of which hasn't been updated for 4 years and ...
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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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Create a CD Repository for ARM

I'm using a few different embedded systems (all ARM based) and I don't have internet access on these projects. I've been trying to parse tutorials and I've created a local network repository in the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Where does the software in the repositories come from?

Where does the software in the main repositories come from? By "main repositories" I mean the default repositories used when you install Ubuntu from a fresh ISO, and by this I also include all the ...
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Unable to select Chrome updates on Ubuntu 12.04

I own two machines, both of which are running Ubuntu 12.04. I use Google Chrome on both. A Google Chrome update is available, and it appears in the Update Manager. However, I cannot select the ...
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apt-get update will not work on my server

I've just installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 on my spare box, and I'm using a command line interface only to get my feet a little wet. ping google.com does work, so I know my connection is up and running. ...
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Looking for EPS slideshow software

I hope this is not a doubled question, but I haven't been able to find anything using the search. I produce lots of eps files containing histograms, but the viewer I am using at the moment let me ...
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Can't find Apt-Cacher NG cache files after performing Ubuntu preseed installation using cacher as proxy

I've setup Apt-Cacher NG in an Ubuntu host. I'm using this to cache another Ubuntu installation and setup a repo for further installations. I've tried installing Ubuntu through preseed file bellow, ...
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How to gpg check per repository

In RedHat or SUSE there is the option to enable or disable gpgcheck per repository name in the repo file. Is there such an option in Ubuntu / Debian I want some repository to be checked and others ...
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List all packages available (and/or installed) from a specific source

How can I list all package names and their versions available from a specific package source (official repositories, PPAs or other repositories) ? Also, how can I filter only the installed packages ...
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Local apt repository skipping packages

I've created an apt repository for a few local files, generally obscure drivers or locally-created files for my own use. The repository is limited to my own internal network, so it can have non-free ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Failed to add GPGKEY at http://cuda-repo/repos/GPGKEY to apt keys

I am trying to install JetPack-1.1.0 to my Ubuntu 14.04.2 x86_64 laptop. When the installation was at between %80 and %90 it warned me for installation of cuda-toolkit-6-5 cuda-cross-armhf-6-5 failed. ...
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How do you move from Ubuntu 14.10 to Ubuntu Gnome 14.10?

I am currently using Ubuntu but installed the PPA for Gnome 3.12 and am using this instead of Unity. I'd actually like to just use Ubuntu Gnome. How do I set up my system to remove the LDM and just ...
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Add Repositories give following error in ubuntu 14.04

:-$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/apps Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/add-apt-repository", line 91, in <module> sp = SoftwareProperties(options=options) File "/...
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Getting no valid OpenPGP data when importing apt key

I am having trouble adding a Release.gpg public key to my apt-key keyring. I downloaded the Release.gpg file which looks like this: -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.11 (GNU/Linux) ...
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Package:astrolog isn't available on Ubuntu repository?

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Astrology says: astrolog is available on Ubuntu repository: But it is not located/available: $ sudo apt-get install astrolog Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Getting connection time out error for local repository

As we know that Ubuntu 12.10(Quantal) is at EOL. So all the package repositories are moved to http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu. I can access all the packages from that url. Now I have set up ...
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Prevent custom repository from overriding distribution package Ubuntu 14.04

I have a custom repo in my sources to provide smartgit: ppa:eugenesan/ppa For the last week I havent been able to get past the login loop trying everything under the sun. Today I found that this ...
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Ubuntu Software Updater cannot find repository information. Check your internet connection

I cannot find what is causing the problem. Any tips on how to go about diagnosing what is wrong? Also, updating takes too long. It just keeps on waiting for headers.
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How do I fetch from another mirror?

I've come around some broken repositories. How do I change the mirror for this apt-get only?? I am using ubuntu server 12.04. alex@****:~$ sudo apt-get install exfat-fuse exfat-utils [sudo] ...
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Does the “security” repository provides anything not found in the “updates” repository?

For the limited number of package I looked at (e.g. apache), I found that the package version in the updates repository is always newer than or equal to the version available in the security ...
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Where do I find repositories for the following packages, now that Medibuntu is down?

I don't agree with this nonsense at all: The project is not really needed nowadays, except for one package: libdvdcss There was MUCH more than libdvdcss in Medibuntu. What I want now is, where are ...
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Dotdeb alternatives for Ruby or Python?

I really like Dotdeb, but it doesn't include packages for Ruby and Python. While I could build my own repository, I wouldn't want to reinvent the wheel (and then be forced to drive). Are there any ...
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Is davmail gone?

I've searched a lot but neither in the documentation nor in google i can find something about the missing davmail. I don't have updated my Ubuntu to a newer release and just realized my exchange ...
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Understanding the working of Apt Virtual HTTP Repository

My university has a virtual HTTP repository which we can access by changing our proxy to 10.1.1.224:3142. Our regular proxy to access the internet is 10.1.8.44:8080. It incredibly speeds up download ...
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Have the repositories been shortened?

I just sudo apt-get updated my repos and it took in total, 5 seconds to get everything. It usually takes 2/3 minutes. Have the repos been shortened?
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Internal Server Error 500 on Several Ubuntu Repositories

I'm trying to set some application to my ubuntu 16.04, but i got some problem while trying to install the application using apt-get that the repository which i use return Internal Server Error 500 for ...
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KDE 4 in Ubuntu 16.04?

I've been trying Plasma 5.7 and it was really slow to me. The startup time took me 15 seconds. So in short, I want to install KDE 4 in Ubuntu 16.04. Is it possible? I saw the Ubuntu Precise repository ...
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apt does not show package that is available in my repository

I'm running a 64 bit proc, and I'm trying to install lib64stdc++6 using apt-get. I have the repository deb http://ftp.fr.debian.org/debian/ jessie main and it does contain http://ftp.fr.debian.org/...
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Stock Ubuntu images in Digital Ocean cloud

Recently I came across a discussion where a commentator pointed out that OVH uses modified Ubuntu images in their cloud service. That means that when I choose to deploy an Ubuntu image on OVH cloud I ...
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Is it possible to update apt-mirror offline?

I've started to explore apt-mirror due to its ability to provide package updates to "offline" clients. However, I'm wondering if it's possible to take the scenario a step further and have a completely ...
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I want to create a local repository and want to share it via samba over the LAN

In my LAN network, I want to create a local repository and want to share it in LAN with the help of samba so other users can update, install, upgrade packages off-line. I have tried apt-mirror method ...
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How to downgrade ntfs-3g to version 1:2012

I am completely new to Linux so please be gentle. How do I downgrade my ntfs-3g install to version 1:2012? currently when I try: sudo apt-get install ntfs-3g=1:2012 I get a "Version '1:2012' ...
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kdenlive official testing and stable repositories give 404 errors

I tried to add the repository from their official website: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kdenlive/kdenlive-testing then doing sudo apt-get update but I get 404 errors from this repository. Is this ...
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how to create a local repository using iso

04 vm. This vm is not connected to internet. I want to install some packages. Is there any way to create a repository using the Ubuntu iso, so that i can install the required packages. In my RHEL7.2 i ...
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Is there a repository for “Lightworks”?

Anyone knows a repository for Lightworks the video editor?