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The restricted archive may contain only hardware drivers, not application software. It comes as a compromise in recognition that potential Ubuntu users could not use Ubuntu at all without it. Source: Ubuntu Policy Manual section 2.2.2. The Canonical partner repository is not part of Ubuntu. It contains anything that Canonical thinks might be useful to ...


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As set and unset are shell builtins you need to use the help command to get their detailed help: $ help unset unset: unset [-f] [-v] [-n] [name ...] Unset values and attributes of shell variables and functions. For each NAME, remove the corresponding variable or function. Options: -f treat each NAME as a shell function -v treat each NAME as a ...


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set and unset is not third party binaries. They are Shell Builtins. This means that they are 'inside' shell. If you are using bash, you can run type to check it. $ type set set is a shell builtin $ type unset unset is a shell builtin Quote from Bash Reference: Builtin commands are contained within the shell itself. When the name of a builtin ...


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The Ambiance theme is maintained in the light-themes package. You can find the source of the package in launchpad. Note: it's not a git repo but a bzr repo; you can branch the project this way: sudo apt-get install bzr bzr branch lp:ubuntu-themes Alternatively a quick way to get the source is: apt-get source light-themes Update: How to convert the ...


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13.04 has reached EOL there for the repositories have been removed so there will be no more updates for 13.04 not even security so it is vulnerable to attacks. There is an archive here that you can use to install software but it will be old software outdated and there will be no improvements and no new security update. If you want to use an outdated ...


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Since what you want is, essentially, simple, the sane thing to do is just revert all your changes instead of using third parties which can be too complicated. Just copy the /usr/share/doc/apt/examples/sources.list file to /etc/apt/ and remove the files in your /etc/apt/sources.list.d directory. Or, in simple commands: sudo mv /etc/apt/sources.list{,.bk} ...


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If you're using 14.04 (per the revised question)... The ppa:kubuntu-ppa/next PPA has no Utopic build. It's designed for the development version of Ubuntu and nothing else. Remove it: sudo apt-add-repository -r ppa:kubuntu-ppa/next By extension the kubuntu-plasma5-desktop package only lives in this PPA so you're not going to be able to install that yet. ...


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Raring went End of Life some time ago. All releases of Ubuntu have specific End of Life dates. The wiki contains a page of all Releases, both current releases and releases that have gone End of Life, where they are no longer supported, and no longer should be used. It is infinitely important that you use a version of Ubuntu that is still supported so that ...


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The command unset a shell builtin of bash - so it's in the man page of bash. Also, you get a shorter description with the command help - often help unset may explain what you need. To find it in the man page, find it in the section "SHELL BUILTIN COMMANDS" manually, or search for unset \[. Or, if you want, all in one command, for this special case: man ...


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first you need to uninstall the present libjansson4. sudo apt-get remove libjansson4 If you are having a problem removing it, run: sudo dpkg -r libjansson4 If it is succeeded or not, then run: gksudo gedit /var/lib/dpkg/status In the resulting Gedit , remove the whole section starts with Package : libjansson4 Then save the file and close. Then ...


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Type apt-cache policy libreoffice You should get output that looks something like this: libreoffice: Installed: 1:4.2.4-0ubuntu2 Candidate: 1:4.2.4-0ubuntu2 Version table: *** 1:4.2.4-0ubuntu2 0 500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates/universe amd64 Packages 500 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ ...


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APT refers to these packages as "obsolete". Evidently there is no direct way to list these, but you could do: aptitude search '~o' Or alternatively: apt-show-versions | grep 'No available version' Source: How do I get a list of obsolete packages? If you want a GUI tool you can do this with Synaptic by using the built-in "local or obsolete" filter.


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I think the Launchpad bug https://launchpad.net/bugs/1280109 includes as much as there is of an answer to your question. Please feel free to add a comment to that bug report.


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Refer ss64: set Manipulate shell variables and functions. Syntax set [--abBCefhHkmnpPtuvx] [-o option] [argument ...] If no options or arguments are supplied, set displays the names and values of all shell variables and functions, sorted according to the current locale, in a format that may be reused as input. When options are supplied, they set or ...


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PPAs do not belong to the main Ubuntu archive, no. However, PPAs only have a main archive, as they are not part of the Ubuntu archive itself. They do not have universe or multiverse. Nothing in a PPA is supported by officially supported Ubuntu, generally speaking. However, the Launchpad Terms of Service also prohibit you from uploading any proprietary ...


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12.10 is already beyond end of life. But t answer your question, in general, unless you have a great deal of experience with apt, it is a bad idea to mix repositories. In your case, the packages in 12.04 are almost certainly going to be older then the packages in 12.10, and so it will do you no good. In theory you can mix repositories using pinning, see ...


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Open a terminal and type the following commands sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get autoremove sudo apt-get autoclean sudo apt-get upgrade Select y to install any upgrades and please post any errors. Dude, I know how to fix that error . . . Use the following commands to edit the /etc/apt/sources.list file: sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list Now, place a # ...


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The most basic system will just have the: Main Updates Security Updates repositories, but I recommend following the "normal" route below. just a working system.. If you just want to get back to a working system then check: Main Restricted Universe Multiverse Security (under the "Ubuntu Updates" section) Updates (under the "Ubuntu ...


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You can't upgrade Kali(backtracks' new name) to Ubuntu. Kali is Debian Testing based.


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For Finding PPA: Visit Launchpad Personal Package Archives for Ubuntu Visit ubuntu updates and search with "Package Search" then find appropriate package according to your version of Ubuntu. For Browsing all PPAs, visit : PPA List For getting Information about PPA and use, visit: What are PPAs and how do I use them? Repositories/Ubuntu From ...



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