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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Unmet dependencies in Ubuntu 12.04?

The following packages have unmet dependencies: gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg: Depends: libavcodec-extra-53 (>= 4:0.7-1) but 4:0.7.2.1ubuntu2 is to be installed Depends: ...
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How to resolve fetch error while update packages on ubuntu server [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: apt-get update fails to fetch files, “Temporary failure resolving …” error This is same problem which questioned many time on askubuntu, but still there are no perfect ...
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Ubuntu Software Center starts, then crashes before fully loaded [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software center not opening I am brand new to Linux and Ubuntu, and I couldn't install GIMP without the software center. I looked up earlier how to fix it, and it said ...
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Why are the latest releases of programs not in the Software Centre? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why don't the Ubuntu repositories have the latest versions of software? The way I understand the Ubuntu project from a corporate point of view is that companies can ...
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Alternative to sudo add-apt-repository ppa:upubuntu-com/web

I found this steps to install SoapUI: http://www.upubuntu.com/2012/04/how-...b-service.html but I cannot connect because a proxy. Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Do I really need the “Source Code” in software sources?

It takes a long time to update my software sources when I run: sudo apt-get update I believe that happens when the apt-get is downloading source code from the repository, in my case it the one in ...
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How to fix “/etc/apt/sources.list” could not be read error?

I tried to reinstall sopcast with the following command: sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list but nothing happened, then I try the next command: sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com ...
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“Malformed line 6” error in my /etc/apt/sources.list [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove a malformed line from my sources.list? I'm new to Ubuntu so I don't really know much yet. I encountered this problem while on the terminal: E: Malformed ...
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Is it impossible to update 9.10 since it is no longer supported? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install software on an old now unsupported Ubuntu version? My organization has a server that has been running karmic for a long time. I'm working on a replacement ...
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how can i solve this problem in error during update? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix “malformed line” errors in sources.list? I received this error message during an update and I do not know how to solve? could not initialize the package ...
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404 can not update natty multiverse

It first happend about a week ago that I received this error message the first time. It shows up daily. W:Failed to fetch ...
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I have a misspelling in a repository source file, and it's lousing up my ability to download

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 10.10 to Ubuntu 11.04, and because of rebooting issues, I was downloading boot-repair using the live CD. I've been able to get into 11.04, but now I can't do any more ...
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How to sort lines in a text file from the terminal?

I have to sort the GPA in a file for my class lab. The teacher uses putty, for those of us that chose to use Ubuntu in the class, we have no idea how to do the command for ascending sort and ...
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Why do I need to run sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why run sudo apt-get update before installing a package? If I wanted to install some software like below. Why do I need to run the sudo apt-get update before ...
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Are the source repositories required for a normal user?

It was always my impression that Ubuntu was a binary package distro and that developer sources for various packages were supplied in separate sources repos, if required. It seems that my sources.list ...
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Where can I find my original 'sources.list' file?

Note: If you have lost and want to recreate your /etc/apt/sources.list file, please use the Ubuntu Source Generator, with the appropriate choices. Warning: any custom repositories you added to your ...
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How do I enable the source code repositories?

I need to install build-dependencies of something, how do I ensure the source code section of my software sources is enabled?
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“Unable to locate package” errors for all software

My apt-get doesn't install any programs. I try to install programs with apt-get install but always it shows same error: unable to locate package. For example I try to install the xbmc media center; ...
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How can I get add-apt-repository to work?

Whenever I try to add a repository via the command line, I get the following error message: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/add-apt-repository", line 125, in <module> ...
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I cannot use Software-Center or `apt-get update` [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix “malformed line” errors in sources.list? I can't open Ubuntu software-center. And I can't update in Terminal. When I type sudo apt-get update, it just ...
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Duplicate sources.list entry but cannot find the duplicates? [duplicate]

I'm running 12.04 64bit, and every time I update using the command land, I always get W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/restricted amd64 Packages ...
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Can't run FlightGear from PlayDeb on Ubuntu 12.04 32bits

Trying to run FlightGear 2.6 from PlayDeb on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32bits, I get this error every time : fgfs: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/libsgtsync.so.2.6.0: undefined symbol: svn_subr_version ...
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Universe and multiverse software sites for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I enable the “multiverse” repository? How do I reach the sites of Universe and Multiverse softwares for Ubuntu Free software?
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Can I add a regular download link to Software Sources or 'sources.list'?

in software sources i see a lot of links that don't link to lanchpad.net http://deb.playonlinux.com/ oreiric main http://dl.google.com/linuxearth/deb/ stable main http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu ...
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How do I fix “malformed line” errors in sources.list? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove a malformed line from my sources.list? I had problems with my movie player. The sound was fine but the picture seemed to hesitate or stick or pause ...
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apt-get keeps saying to check Internet, while I have a good connection

I need to check if I have updates for Ubuntu. I think it is 12.04 As you can see this is what it says: Failed to download repository information Check your Internet connection. Details: W:Failed ...
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sudo apt-get update giving error about duplicate

Getting an error about duplicate sources, how can I get around this?
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How do I enable the “Universe” repository?

How do I get to Universe Repository of Ubuntu software as mentioned in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? I am installing 12.04 Ubuntu. Please help.
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Software Center gives me an “Error scanning the CD: Could not find a suitable CD”

I am getting the "Could not find a suitable CD" error every time I open Software Sources in order to add a PPA. A picture can be found below: How do I solve this problem? I am using Ubuntu 12.04
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having problems with update manager

I'm trying to update my Ubuntu system, but cannot do anything with the Update Manager. It loads up 3/4 of the way and then says: Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem ...
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Why does Update Manager fail with “`ain' not known on line 1” in sources.list? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix this “E:Type '*' is not known on line * in source list …” update error? Could not initialise the package information An ...
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Installing gcc in Ubuntu 11.10

I want to install gcc on my computer. To do this, I ran the following command: sudo apt-get install build-essential As this runs, it connects (or tries to connect) to the server ...
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Why is the google PPA reenabled after an upgrade to a new release?

PPA's are normally disabled when you upgrade, and must be re-enabled manually. I upgraded to 12.04 about a month ago and I just noticed that while my other PPAs had all been disabled, the Google PPAs ...
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My Unity Desktop Broken because of MyUnity

I've just installed MyUnity in Ubuntu 12.04 and changed the system font style but suddenly it crashed. I tried to boot it again but it crash again and again. So I log in via guest and remove MyUnity ...
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Can't install Gvim

I've installed Gvim and synaptic package manager on 12.04, Gvim had a warning each time I ran it from terminal. So I removed it and tried to install again but came with the following error from ...
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Deleted apt sources.list file

I accidentally deleted my sources.list file in the apt folder and now none of my apt commands are working. I tried to download the list again but couldn't find the link. I am using Ubuntu 10.04. Can ...
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How to prevent Ubuntu/XUbuntu from automounting repositories from Ubuntu CDs?

Whenever I insert an Ubuntu/XUbuntu CD into my XUbuntu PC the system recognizes it as a package repository. I dislike this behaviour as it is generally useless (except for those people having no ...
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How to fix “-5 No address associated with hostname error” while updating?

I am getting this error frequently while updating Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. How can I fix it? Log is: Ign http://archive.scrapy.org precise/main Translation-en Fetched 6,620 kB in 1min 21s (81.2 kB/s) W: ...
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Why do I receive the “duplicate sources” error message during an Ubuntu 12.04 Live CD session?

When I boot the Ubuntu 12.04 desktop Live CD and run the command sudo apt-get update, the final messages are the warning messages below. Reading package lists... Done W: Duplicate sources.list entry ...
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My apt-get update is taking too much and finally error?

I was trying apt-get update but from an over night wait i found this !! Also my software centre is showing , when i click some software to install it shows it is from multiverse source or ...
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Can I safely remove software sources added by software-center?

In software sources I have two entries that say Added by software-center; credentials stored in /etc/apt/auth.conf. I can see on the URIs that they are sources for software I have bought (for 0 $) in ...
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Multiple identical items in software sources other software [duplicate]

After upgrading to 12.04 Gnome Classic amd64, I have multiple duplicate items, three each of "Conical Partners-software packaged by Canonical for their partners" and "Conical Partners-software ...
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Cannot use software-center to install packages from local repository without internet [closed]

I have a Local repository as instructed in this tutorial . It is a trusted repository, so no "Authentication errors" are there. I've tested it with synaptic and apt-get . I was being able to use ...
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Apt-Get Update: failure to fetch; can't connect to any sources

I realize there are dozens of "apt-get update: failure to fetch" questions (I read through all I could find), but my present circumstance is unique to 12.04 and it affects all sources; not just ...
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How do I remove the heroku cloud application platform repository?

I am having problem with heroku cloud platform. I am having problem with /etc/apt/sources.list.d In this directory the heroku file have been saved. I installed it via terminal using sudo apt-get ...
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Assign highest priority to my local repository

Summary How can I make apt-get prefer local repository packages instead of downloading again the same package version from official repositories? The local repository is signed and trusted. We've ...
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Cannot find softwares installed via synaptic manager after accidentally deleting sources.list

I did a fresh install of ubuntu 12.04 over my earlier 11.10.I saved the sources.list from my previous installation to another partition and replaced the sources.list in /etc/apt/ of the current ...
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Why does my Ubuntu 12.04 install not pull this security update? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Update Manager Not working Fail to Download Repository Information I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 about a week ago and it is not letting me receive security updates. It ...
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Can't update ubuntu 12.04: Could not initialize the package information [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update I'm running ubuntu 12.04. When I open the update-manager I get the following error: When I run ...
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Couldn't find software sources and uninstalled and got message about future updates 12.04

Software sources wasn't showing up in the unity menu when I searched for it but it said it was installed in the software center. I uninstalled it and got the message: If you uninstall Software ...