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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Using 13.04 I get “Duplicate sources.list entry” warnings from i386 and AMD64 packages [duplicate]

I understand this was a bug in Oneric, but was fixed, so why is Raring trying to fetch both achetypes when I use APT in the terminal, and how do I fix it? I tried running YPPA and it says I have no ...
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how do I find location of packages

I am trying to install several things on my machine. For example php-pear. I need to put to location of the repository in sources.list How can I locate it?
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Can't update Ubuntu 12.04 - failed to fetch repository info

I have a freshly installed 12.04. Running the update manager gives me this: I even changed my update server ( by selecting "Select Best Server" ). Checking around the net gave me no solutions. I ...
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sources.list & sources.list.d in /etc/apt [duplicate]

I could find that there is a sources.list file as well as a sources.list.d directory in the /etc/apt directory. If I am not wrong, both are used to set up the deb files for the packages we need to ...
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How to install Emmet with gedit text editor in Ubuntu 12.04?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I came to know about emmet plugin. Which is really awesome for writing markups. As I am a developer I am using gedit with zencoding plugin to write markup easily. Now as I ...
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Can't re-enable PPAs long after upgrade to 12.10

I upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10 some time ago. I realize now that many of my PPAs were automatically disabled (as it always happens) Now, the issue is that I can't re-enable them, the Software Sources ...
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Is it possible to remove all the packages installed from a specific repository?

I would like to remove every package that came from the Multiverse repository. What is the best way to do this?
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Which repository are free software on 12.04

I know restricted and multiverse are not free software, but what about source code and independent? EDIT : I'm referring to free as in freedom.
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How to find applications installed today?

Is there any command to list which applications have been installed today via apt-get or dpkg? Is there any other way to find this information?
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Editing sources.list

I have edited the sources.list file in order to install a distribution of ns2. However when I run sudo apt-get update command it gives a 404 error that the package could not be located. looking at ...
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Need help fixing “E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/htp could not be found.”

I've tried and tried, but can't seem to find anything that works. I also see that I have no sources.list, help with both would be nice and probably necessary
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I tried to update my ubuntu but not work. It appeared Failed to fetch http://archive…/ubuntu/dists/jaunty/universe/binary-i386/ [duplicate]

I tried to update my ubuntu but not work. I have changed and select other places from the software sources to other servers and tried and tried.. still get: Failed to fetch ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ATI HD 3600

How can I install my graphics card ATI HD 3600 on ubuntu 12.04 LTS ? please help me.
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source code for application launcher plasmoid

Can someone please show me where can i find the source code for the application launcher plasmoid? I am unable to find it on KDE base. Do I have to download entire source for KDE ?
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Why is some software not appearing in the “available software” options?

I have installed and used some applications such as Quod Libet and others on Ubuntu 12.04. When I go under settings to tell Ubuntu which software to use when opening specific files, Quod Libet and ...
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Why is my “Other Software” tab in Software Sources blank?

I can't install apps or software on ubuntu 12.04LTS. The other software tab in my software sources is empty. what should I do?
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Can't open “ubuntu software center”, “software updater”, “software sources”, “language support” Malformed line 56 in source list

I get the following error: Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the ...
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Failure to connect to archive.ubuntu.com [duplicate]

My computer cannot download anything via Ubuntu software center because it fails to connect to archive.ubuntu.com. I happen to have figured out the problem. It tries to use proxy to connect to ...
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How to safely download and gpg verify a Debian source package?

I need specific (source or binary) packages from Debian. Can I download the package using apt-get? How can I add the Debian repository to my sources.list so it only gets used on a by case base? ...
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why is Ubuntu 12.10/12.04.1 adding unsupported updates by default?

after installing Ubuntu 12.04.1 and 12.10 respectively for over a few times, i noticed that within the Software Sources, by default, the Unsupported Updates (precise backports / quantal backports) are ...
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Duplicate Sources [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Duplicate sources.list entry but cannot find the duplicates? How do I fix this? I tried doing the apt-get update but it didn't fix it. W: Duplicate sources.list entry ...
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error 503:Packages.gz naming problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: error 503: service unavailable when using apt-get update behind proxy Here is the detailed information(I have choosen the best source server): W:Failed to fetch ...
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Problem installing VirtualBox

When I try to install VirtualBox I get this message: CD/DVD 'Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal - Release i386 (20121017.2)' is required I do not know what to do...
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Packages not found despite correct /etc/apt/source.list

My /etc/apt/sources.list looks like this deb http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu quantal main restricted universe multiverse deb http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu quantal-updates main restricted ...
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How to install rar (no installation candidate)?

I need the package rar. But I get this error whenever I try to install it: Reading package Lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package rar ist not available, but ...
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How do I fix “E:Type 'b-src' is not known on line 'X' in source list” error?

This is the error I'm getting from using sudo apt-get update E:Type 'b-src' is not known on line 2 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/tiheum-equinox-precise.list How can I fix this?
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Is there a way to tell how a program in Synaptic was originally installed?

I'm running RStudio. There's an update available, but the update isn't in Synaptic. Synaptic is aware of RStudio, however, and shows that it is installed. I think I may have installed it initially by ...
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Could I make Ubuntu a rolling distro?

From what I understand, Debian testing/unstable/experimental are rolling release, right? Since Ubuntu is based on Debian, could I the Debian testing repo to my software sources and make my Ubuntu a ...
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Will Adobe Reader 9.5.3 be offered in partner repository?

Will there be an Ubuntu package in the Canonical Partner repository for the security update Adobe Reader 9.5.3? ...
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How to fix “E:Malformed line 62 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse)”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove a malformed line from my sources.list? I recently updated to xubuntu 12.10 from an older suite. I followed instructions I found in other postings. cat ...
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Can source code PPA be safely deleted?

So I was wondering.. Whenever you add an PPA, you always get 2 entries. One "normal" PPA and a source code PPA (the one that says (source) at the end of the line). Since I am normally not interested ...
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software-properties-gtk does not start

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10. Yesterday I noticed that software-properties-gtk does not work anymore. I have no idea why and what to do. When I start via Terminal I get the following output: ...
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Are the source code of commercial version of open source software encrypted or hidden from being manipuated [closed]

Commercial version of open source softwares are the main source of revenue for canonical, red head team, oracle [for MYSQL], etc. So my question is do all these source codes hidden or encrypted from ...
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Used sources.list of 11.10 in 10.10, how do I resolve a partial upgrade?

Recently I had to install some new packages in my server, but the version of Ubuntu (10.10-maverick) is not supported anymore. So, when I tried with apt-get update, I got lots of 404 not found ...
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Change software sources from the command line

When I want to change the mirror I am using for updates, I can open the Software Centre, and go to Edit->Software Sources, and from there select another server. This then goes through my ...
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Sound recorder not responding, Ubuntu 12.10

I don't know what is causing this. I've noticed lately after upgrading the computer at church to Ubuntu 12.10, the sound recorder will not record when the record button is pressed, and when I press ...
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Cannot run command sudo apt-get update and getting error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can’t open Software Center due to a malformed line Error as follows: avish@avish-Aspire-one:~$ sudo apt-get update E: Malformed line 43 in source list ...
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Unable to locate package pkgconfig

I try to install Ruby on Ubuntu 12. There is one of the commands which gives me an error E: Unable to locate package pkgconfig sudo apt-get install build-essential openssl libreadline6 ...
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Failed to download repository

W:Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise-updates/Release Unable to find expected entry 'univers/source/Sources' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file) , ...
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problems after update with libdrm

I've got problem with updating. Sorry for polish language in log, but it is default language in my system. I'm using ubuntu 12.04 gnome remix. Anybody know how to fix it? Należy uruchomić ...
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sudo apt-get update error ubuntu 12.04

Hi I'm new in Linux and I need your help :) Every time when i type sudo apt-get update it shows: alphaog@alphaog-HP-Pavilion-DV7:~$ sudo apt-get update E: Type 'ain' is not known on line 3 in source ...
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uninstalling lib-proxy0 leads absence of software sources

I uninstalled lib-proxy0 from the software center. But then the ubuntu software sources and system setting disappeared from Dash/home. I tried to install it with sudo apt-get install software-center ...
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Building LMMS: “Configuring incomplete, errors occurred!”

I tried to build Linux MultiMedia studio from the source of the SourceForge git:// repository under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32b: git clone git://lmms.git.sourceforge.net/gitroot/lmms/lmms cd lmms git ...
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Unable to access software sources

Also when trying to access it from Ubuntu software center the entry that says "Edit software sources" is greyed out. Finally when running cp /usr/share/applications/software-properties-gtk.desktop ...
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Undo repository upgrade

I recently added deb http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu quantal main to my sources.list and did an upgrade. This has screwed a few things up and I would like to revert back to my previous ...
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Problem with the “sudo apt-get update” command

I'm a beginner when it comes to the Linux environment. I recently tried to install some extensions in Linux. I've entered some commands like: sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool and then when I ...
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How to install graphics drivers (no additional drivers under software sources)?

I am using ubuntu gnome remix 12.10 with ATI mobility radeon HD 4300 graphics card. Software sources do not show any additional drivers. How do I install the graphics drivers for my system? $ lspci | ...
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unable to add/remove program in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

** my problem is as following: unable to add/remove any program using either update-manager or Synaptic Package Manager or terminal update-manager is asking for partial upgrade and while updating ...
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Softwares and lib files

I have been using suse until now. I am trying to learn Ubuntu and I need to install some packages and library files but I could not find some (maybe due to they are named different from suse). For ...
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“Failed to fetch” while updating

I'm trying to update from ubuntu 12.10 lately but I keep getting the "Failed to fetch" error. W: Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal-security/Release Unable to find ...