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How to add the canonical repository in ubuntu 16.04 ? [duplicate]

I have become paranoid with adding new repositories lately, but since I need skype, I have to add the repository called canonical. I read, it is necessary to uncomment (delete the # sign at the ...
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Removed canonical partners repository [duplicate]

I have removed the canonical partners repository from other software in software & updates, so what can i do to get it back.
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What's the difference between flashplugin-installer and adobe-flashplugin?

I usually installed flashplugin-installer and by chance noticed that in the partner repository the Flash entry says it's not installed. It also says the package flashplugin-installer will be removed ...
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How to install skype in ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

How to install skype in ubuntu 16.04? Please provide step by step process for installation.
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How can I use Skype in Ubuntu?

What are the options to install Skype in Ubuntu 11.04?
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I cannot enable canonical partner and independent, why?

On Software and Updates under Other Software tab, I want to enable Canonical Partner and Independent, after I clicked the checkbox and input my password, the checkbox stay unchecked no matter how many ...
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Missing Canonical partners and independent repositories in ubuntu 14.04

I have encountered a strange problem today when I found that Canonical partners and independent repositories have gone missing from "other software" tab of "software and updates". I also noticed that "...
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Skype doesn't work in Quantal

Since I updated to Quantal Skype doesn't work and I get this error when updating: W:GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net quantal Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the ...
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How can I install the latest version of Sun Java (JRE)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install Oracle Java JRE 7? Is there a reliable method to install the current version of Sun Java? Update 18 is in the repos, but it looks like Sun is up to update ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, problem installing package skype: i386

I have some problems with my Ubuntu 14.04. I can get both wireless and wired Internet with it. It is also very slow to start. When I performed any actions like update, upgrade or install, it will show ...
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Can't install Skype or update in Kubuntu 15.04

I am rather new to Linux, so I figured I would start "easy" with Kubuntu. My issue was immediate that Skype would not install. It is not in Muon Discover (software center) and adding the repo to ...
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Skype fails to start after installation from downloaded deb package

i installed skype wiht the amd64.deb file that i downloaded from skype.com but when i click it via dash it wont start. after that i tried it from the gnome-terminal i get this i have a dutch Ubuntu i ...
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What are the old-release alternatives for http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu?

I'm trying to upgrade my system from Ubuntu 11.04 to the latest supported version. As usually when dealing with linux, I'm having a lot of fun. I have found a answer that suggests to re-map the ...
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What Linux program reads Atrac3+?

I have about 20 files of music in the format .aa3. Which Linux-compatible program reads that format?
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PDF reader problems

I've got a PDF document that I would like to be able to read... but for some reason a number of the embedded pictures and graphs don't display cleanly when opened in evince or okular on Ubuntu 13.04 (...
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