Refering to editing the software sources in Ubuntu. Can be done graphically through System Settings > Software Sources or from the command line using APT.

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How to use a sources list generator

I am a complete beginner when it comes to Ubuntu/Linux so sorry if this question is stupid. I've been trying to install packages using terminal but I keep getting errors and it turns out my ...
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Cannot install anything in the terminal [on hold]

Mein leute ich bin sozusagen fast linux anfänger :Dich kann nur das nötigste und das auch nicht immer alles.(also seid mir nicht all zu böse wenn ich unsinn laber) Also ich hab jetzt versucht mir ...
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KWIC concordance software

I am using UBUNTU trusty Thar. I was searching for a KWIC CONCORDANCE software for indexing and concordance of a book. Can any one help me in finding the software please!!!
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Download trouble [duplicate]

I'm running 13.04, and have started having problems downloading anything through the software center. When I click on a piece of software, there is no description other than: "available from the "main ...
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Ignoring file 'google.list’' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension

when i do "sudo apt-get update" following output is generated at the end:- N: Ignoring file 'google.list’' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension Any ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Update: Failed to fetch Error: non-PPA sources, non-CDROM sources [closed]

I have Ubuntu 12.10 and I'm trying to go to 13.04 to eventually reach 14.04. I tried these instructions: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RaringUpgrades But I have the issue that when I run ...
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Is movie gear avilable for Ubuntu?

Back in windows I have used Movie gear to crate GIF files. I would like to know wheather it is availble in Ubuntu. If not please list out similar softwares.
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Backup software sources and reinstall: get latest versions of installed programs from the repository for new distribution

I'm migrating from 12.04 to 14.04. I have already backed up my installed software sources in 12.04 using sudo cp -R /etc/apt/sources.list* ~/ command from this question - Best way to backup all ...
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Where can I found software sources?

I have Ubuntu 10.04. I want to upgrade it to 12.04 SO I found the following steps on Ubuntu.com. I hope that is correct way. The first step is to go to System/Administration/Software Sources. But I ...
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Update failed, what to do? [duplicate]

Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/l/linux-lts-quantal/linux-image-3.5.0-52-generic_3.5.0-52.78~precise1_amd64.deb Could not resolve 'security.ubuntu.com' Failed to fetch ...
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How to install a 'patch' program?

I am unable to install patch program. It is showing: unable to locate packages. Also the folder etc/apt/sources.list is showing main restricted How to overcome this?
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E: Type 'ports' is not known on line 37 in source list /etc/apt/sources [duplicate]

Is using Ubuntu 14.04 and I am facing this error when am trying to update with: sudo apt-get clean && sudo apt-get update E: Type 'ports' is not known on line 37 in source list ...
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Ubuntu 14.0.4 apt-get update fails for any installs and upgrades in trusty [duplicate]

I have tried various recommendations from the web to no success. The apt-get update gives errors . Here are my error messages after sudo apt-get udpate: W: Failed to fetch ...
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How to cleanup/organize software sources list

I have been installing and deleting several Ubuntu OSes of different versions in VMs and dual boots, but I do have a main Ubuntu OS that I never reformat. Instead I use it as my primary OS and kept ...
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Choosing a source for update

How can I choose the address http://ir.archive.ubuntu.com/ for ubuntu update and package download?
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the best site to find ppa repositories

yes I am looking for sites like ubuntuupdates.org/ppas I am looking for a site where I can get a list of every single ppa or at-least quite a few I was told their is a site that lists all of them so I ...
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Synchronize source software

I have three computers with Ubuntu. I know how that there's a way to synchronize packages installed from the Ubuntu Software Center, but... what if I want to synchronize software from source? Do you ...
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Does anyone thyed MacBuntu pack?

I have tryed it and got problems with my laptop (my CPU is heavily loading). Wheter could it could happen because of this package ? I've been followed by this instructions: ...
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There are no repos [closed]

I have PC Engines Apu . I wanted to install Linux to Apu over PXE. I m trying to install this on ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I am Using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS #yum install tftp-server syslinux httpd dhcpd There ...
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Why in source.list we MUST set distro name version?

I can't understand why things like this still exists? deb /ubuntu raring| main I mean any developer know that redundancy makes more mistakes and harder for maintain. Why we can't just put URL here and ...
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PPA for Ubuntu 12.04

I have been trying to add a PPA for Ubuntu 12.04 and keep getting errors like: W: Failed to fetch http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu/dists/<release-main>/Release.gpg Unable to connect to ...
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how to install softwares without internet or terminal [duplicate]

the main problem i saw in ubuntu is the difficulty of installing software,many peoples are lazy to work with terminal, isnt there any way to install softwares without internet or terminal,like in ...
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Sudo apt-get update problem 12.04

Please Guys help me to fix this issues with update my Ubuntu 12.04 desktop: Get:38 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com precise/universe Translation-en [3,341 kB] Fetched 24.5 MB in 7min 9s (57.1 kB/s) ...
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Software & Updates : server changes automatically to “Custom servers”

I set "Server for India" In Software & Updates as following: But It randomly (after some days) & automatically sets to "Custom servers" as following: How to stop changing this? Because ...
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How to change the repository location while installing from live cd?

I am installing 14.04 from a live CD. While installing, it downloads updates from the Internet. I see it is currently downloading from http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ Is there any way I can change ...
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Why can not I update? [duplicate]

I run lsb_release -a Output: No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS Release: 12.04 Codename: precise I run: nano /etc/apt/sources.list ...
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AWN Themes and applets

I would like to install more applets and themes to AWN, since it's so hard to configure/personalize. Does anybody know where I could find this resources?
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12.04 No new release found for upgrade

when i log into my server, I see the following message Welcome to Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 2.6.38-15-generic x86_64) * Documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com/ 0 packages can be updated. 0 ...
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possible DNS problem unable to connect to us.archive.ubuntu.com

I just upgraded my ubuntu server via command line to version 12.04. I was on 11.10, so when I upgraded I have to switch the sources in source.list to the old-releases.ubuntu.com source. Everything ...
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Which version of Banshee in repos with Ubuntu 14.04

I need to know which version of Banshee is the one in repos of Ubuntu 14.04 According to http://packages.ubuntu.com/trusty/sound/banshee It is 2.9.0+really2.6.2-2ubuntu2, so its is 2.9.0 OR 2.6.2?? ...
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Should I edit sources.list*?

I've recently updated to Ubuntu 14.04, which is also when I started using the nvidia 331 proprietary driver. When installing updates, I would get prompted with the 'Not all updates can be installed' ...
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How can I get the source code of the sound drivers in ubuntu?

I have dual boot windows and ubuntu. Ubuntu can correctly detect and play my ESS 1969 sound card. So, I was thinking of the source code of ubuntu driver so that I can compile and run it on my windows ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Software Center - Edit->Software Sources disabled

The button in Software Center→Edit→Software sources... is disabled. Is there another way to reach it or simple enable the button? What could be causing it? If I know I can fix it myself ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved when installing totem [duplicate]

Package dependencies cannot be resolved when installing totem and I get this in details: totem: Depends: python:any (>= 2.7.1-0ubuntu2) but it is a virtual package Depends: ...
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Finding Klondike E Card 3 Pass Las Vegas Rules Solitiare for Ubuntu

Due to the recent Internet explorer XP debacle, a friend enticed us to run on Ubuntu. My husband and I are in our late 70's. He loves to play Klondike 3 Card 3 Pass Solitaire Las Vegas Rules. I have ...
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Ubuntu Software Center isn't working [duplicate]

aditya@aditya-Precision-M6700:~$ sudo apt-get clean aditya@aditya-Precision-M6700:~$ sudo apt-get update E: Malformed line 60 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) E: The list of sources ...
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Software Properties will not run

I can't configure repositories and things on my Kubuntu 14.04 LTS system. When I run kdesudo software-properties-kde it asks me for my password then gives this traceback message: Traceback (most ...
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Is it possible to add a location/folder on my hard disk to sources.list?

Is it possible to add a location/folder on my hard disk (ex: /media/Data/Ubuntu) to the sources.list? If possible,how?
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urbackup installation problem in ubuntu12.04

after ./configure I run make command but I got this error how to fix it... libtool: link: (cd ".libs" && rm -f "liburbackupserver.so" && ln -s "liburbackupserver.so.0.0.0" ...
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difference between sources.list and sources.list.distUpgrade

On ubuntu, in the /etc/apt/, there are two files: sources.list and sources.list.distUpgrade. But I only know they are used to update system. However, what are the the difference between them? by the ...
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What is the difference between Multiverse and Partner sources

If I understand https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Repositories/Ubuntu correctly, both are not free and not supported by Canonical. So what is the difference between them? Where can I get a list of ...
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Duplicate sources.list entry Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to install one software but showing this error.
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Duplicate sources.list entry [duplicate]

Using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. sudo apt-get update thats all i ran, and it'd start off real smooth, then it'd get to a part where it gets stuck for like a fair ammount of time after which it'd display ...
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Upgrade from 13.04 to 14.04

I have Kubuntu 13.04 (unsupported release), and want to upgrade it to 14.04. When I'm trying to run do-release-upgrade I got this error: Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Software Center - “Edit->Software Sources” disabled

I am trying to download winHQ from here. When trying to add the WineHQ PPA Repository (as detailed in the link above) after opening Ubuntu Software Center I cannot select Edit->Software Sources. The ...
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Can't install 7zip in Ubuntu 13.10

When I try to install 7zip in the Ubuntu Software Center, it reports it is available from the Universe repository. I click on "Use this source", I authenticate and nothing happens. This is the case ...
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Debootstrap Warning during installation - 12.04 LTS Server - VMWare Virtual Machine

Created a virtual machine in VMware and pointed to my fresh download of Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS. Attempted install a few times and receive a "Debootstrap warning" that reads: Warning: ...
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How do I remove a line from my /etc/apt/sources.list? [duplicate]

I have duplicate sources.list entry and I need to delete last line in sources.list. Can you help me please?
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Software & Updates cannot be launched from Gnome Control Center

I cannot launch Software & Updates from Gnome Control Center. Problem started after I updated to Saucy. However, running sudo software-properties-gtk works fine. And this is what I have in ...
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I get the following errors when I use sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

W: Failed to fetch http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/saucy/Release Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-1386/Packages' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file) I ...