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How to search official ppa?

How can I search official ppa? Some applications in ubuntu doesn't update for last version for long time. For example VirtualBox, GCC, Git. I am afraid to use ppa which can be unofficial and I ...
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Using PPA for on older version

If I were, for example, to be on 12.04, but there were PPA's that did not have Precise releases, could I change the PPA entry to use Oneiric rather than Precise? Would that cause problems? If my ...
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Rebuilding a Newer Version of a Deb Package

What's the best way to update (through rebuild from source) a Debian/Ubuntu-package to a more recent version? Should I be using apt source in all cases including when I want to publish it as Personal ...
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Tool to search for packages whose installed version does not match any version from a repository?

I just upgraded from Lucid to Maverick, and as expected, all my PPAs were disabled. I have re-enabled most of the ones that I want, but I would like to get a list of all packages that I installed from ...