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So I am trying to add a ppa and when using


I get

apt-add-repository: command not found 

I tried to do

sudo apt-get Install apt-add-repository  

and there is no file to download

I need to install this ppa
Thanks in advance

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  • No this is how to indtall add-apt-repository – 9291Sam May 4 '17 at 22:06

Try running

sudo apt-get install software-properties-common

You may also need to run either

sudo apt-get install python3-software-properties


sudo apt-get install python-software-properties

Hope that helps.

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