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Yes, unless you change distro. Packages might be removed when moving to Trusty to Xenial (for example). Note that usually no new software is added to the repo on the same distro (or maybe on point-version, like 14.04.4), but just the new versions of software already there.


Would using getdeb cause my existing applications to be updated from different repositories? Yes, potentially, if Getdeb offers a newer version of something than what is in the official repositories, apt may install that newer version when you do an update. (Be default, Ubuntu will use the newest version of packages). If you use apt-get install in a ...

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