I am beginner in Ubuntu 20.04 and I need to share my files from my Windows to Ubuntu via Nitroshare. With that I browses it and followed the instructions to download through terminal, while running the last command which is sudo apt-get install nitroshare it showed an error

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package nitroshare

the whole commands I used to install nitroshare is:

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:george-edison55/nitrosharesudo
sudo ​apt-get update
​sudo apt-get install nitroshare

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To download Nitroshare from an official 18.04 LTS Ubuntu repository and install it in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS run the following commands.

sudo apt update
cd ~/Downloads/
wget http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/n/nitroshare/nitroshare_0.3.3-1_amd64.deb
sudo apt install ./nitroshare/nitroshare_0.3.3-1_amd64.deb

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