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PPAs that were configured as software source in the past but got removed are not logged anywhere. You can't find out what PPAs have been added once. You can only remember those yourself and look their content list up online at https://launchpad.net.


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Deb isn't actually a command (I thought so too, at first) -- Assuming you are trying to download/install a deb, do this (for example): wget http://whatever.com/whatever.deb then dpkg -i whatever.deb then run the commands: sudo apt-get update


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Have you already tried this IP for Ubuntu?


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I'll expand on earlier answers with other handy versioning commands in the apt family. To see which versions are available, run apt-cache policy: # apt-cache policy apache2 apache2: Installed: (none) Candidate: 2.4.7-1ubuntu4.5 Version table: 2.4.10-1ubuntu1.1~ubuntu14.04.1 0 100 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-backports/main ...


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WARNING: Back up all your data before going any further. The problem is, almost undoubtedly, that you are using third-party repositories while trying to upgrade. Every linux distro seems to break when doing that. So, the solution is to disable those repositories, remove all their software, upgrade, and then re-add any repositories and software you want. ...


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I use the following to auto select mirrors (and disable deb-src) sudo sed -i -e 's%http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu%mirror://mirrors.ubuntu.com/mirrors.txt%' -e 's/^deb-src/#deb-src/' /etc/apt/sources.list


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Canonical has Ubuntu Security Team, which is a paid group, that professionally reviews and supports software submitted to Ubuntu archives, as well as releasing fixes (aka the security updates) . From the Ubuntu Wiki: The Ubuntu Security Team often performs audits on software before it is to be officially supported. Once vulnerabilities are found, ...


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I found a great tool to install pentest tools on Ubuntu. It's name is Pentesters Framework (ptf). You can install It from this link , and see this link for a description.


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There is now an Owncloud client repository for 16.04, so update your sources.list (just replace 15.10 with 16.04) and try again. And if you have not yet added the GPG key for the repository, do it as indicated on the Owncloud client download page: wget http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/isv:ownCloud:desktop/Ubuntu_16.04/Release.key sudo apt-key add -...


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Use chdist. This command allows you to run apt-get and apt-cache as usual, but for a different release of Ubuntu (or Debian or in fact any other Debian-derived distribution). It also provides a wrapper around grep-dctrl which easily allows you to search and report on metadata fields.



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