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How to make my package updatable via update manager? How I can make my software installable via apt-get? I want to keep source on my server. For both of these things, you'll need to create a repository to host your package, so that it can be downloaded. The easiest way to do this is to create a PPA on Launchpad. You will then have a PPA / repository,...
fixed, when i first installed the new package, the old(broken software center) stayed.therefore there was 2 software centers one was called ubuntu software(which didnt open) and another one called ubuntu software center which was the new one i installed. the new one worked and now it works
Open Software and Updates and go to the "Other Software" tab. You will see your ppas all unchecked and labeled as "disabled on upgrade to xenial". Just check the boxes and hit close. It will want to reload the information - let it - and then you can reinstall your software. If you want to get rid of the line saying "disabled" you can highlight the ppa ...
From the message shown to you, it seems you have another tool running with elevated privileges. Close any instances of Software Center or Synaptic Manager and try again.
You can get back the Ubuntu desktop with sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop From thereon it should be easy to re-install all the other lost packages. If you're looking for a list of all the (accidentally) uninstalled packages, you can find them in /var/log/apt/history.log.
No package will typically be updated beyond the major version shipped with the initial release of the distribution. Minor updates may be released provided changes are not significant, and security fixes from newer versions may be back-ported to maintain compatibility. You will find that some packages independently offer newer major versions from their own ...
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