I like using Mediaelch. When I replaced my Ubuntu 14.04 with a fresh 15.04 installation, apt-get kept giving me not-found errors when looking for Mediaelch's packages.

I followed the instructions at Mediaelch, and its overview at Launchpad. No joy either way.

I'm guessing the repository hasn't been updated yet for 15.04.


I was able to install Mediaelch in Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid) using the source for 14.04.

Method: 1 Adding Repository and Signing Key

Turns out adding a repo and its key manually is no big deal. Create a file, add the info from Launchpad, add the key, update and install:

sudo sh -c 'printf "deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/kvibes/mediaelch/ubuntu trusty main\n deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/kvibes/mediaelch/ubuntu trusty main\n" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/kvibes-mediaelch-ubuntu-trusty.list'
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 00DAEE81 && echo That worked. || echo That totally failed.
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install mediaelch

Not so hard afterall.

Method: 2 Add New Repo and Edit for Older Source

Don't know anything about manually adding repos and signing keys, so I just added the repository according to instructions and merely replaced "vivid" with "trusty" in its list file. I didn't bother renaming the .list file.

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:kvibes/mediaelch
sudo sh -c 'sed -i "s/vivid/trusty/g" /etc/apt/sources.list.d/kvibes-ubuntu-mediaelch-vivid.list'

Then just update and install

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install mediaelch

Worked a charm.

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