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Depends. By default, when you add a repo (PPA or otherwise), two entries get created: one for the regular binary packages and one for the source code. For PPAs, the source code isn't directly downloadable through apt-get, so I personally have those entries disabled. For non-PPAs, it depends on the provider. You can remove these sources entries (labelled ...


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In general the structure of apt repositories does not allow for multiple versions of a package to be present. A list of all package mirrors for Ubuntu can be found at Launchpad. Since Ubuntu inherits from Debian the apt repository system, the description there of the repository format helps explain how it is set up. An example of where a directory on the ...


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First try to see all the available vlc versions on your repositories and PPA's by running the below command, apt-cache search vlc The output of the above command for mine would be like this, avinash@avinash-Lenovo-IdeaPad-Z500:~$ apt-cache policy vlcvlc: Installed: 2.0.8+git20140211+r49186+13+8~ubuntu13.10.1 Candidate: 2.1.2-1~ppa1 Version table: ...


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You asked the question in the right place, but since you seem to be uploading binaries into your PPA rather than source code, the chances that you will get a size increase is small. PPAs are meant to have open-source software, where the sources are uploaded, and binaries are built on Launchpad's servers. If you want to use this software on your own computer, ...



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