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How to install 'add-apt-repository' using the terminal? [duplicate]

I want to install: add-apt-repository ppa:ricotz/testin It is showing: The program add-apt-repository is currently not installed. You can install it by typing: sudo apt-get install python-software-...
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Adding repository via terminal results in “add-apt: command not found” error [duplicate]

Every time I do anything I do anything related to sudo (mostly installing repositories), it says command not found. I type: sudo add apt-repository ppa:ppsspp/stable It then says sudo:add-apt: ...
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How can I install add-apt-repository [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to add a PPA on a server? When I want to use a package from Launchpad it tells me to execute the command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:user/ppa-name However, on my ...
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Unable to add a Repository [duplicate]

So I am trying to add a ppa and when using add-apt-repository I get apt-add-repository: command not found I tried to do sudo apt-get Install apt-add-repository and there is no file ...
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add-apt-repository command not working [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu and I tried to install something and the guide I was reading says to run a command that starts with sudo add-apt-repository but whenever I try to use the command then it says bash:...
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add-apt-repository command not found [duplicate]

root@modsmy:~# add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java -bash: add-apt-repository: command not found I got this error when I type the following: add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java
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Archivematica install and sudo commands [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on a Win 7 64-bit machine via VirtualBox 5.0.14. Now I want to install a Ubuntu-based software suite called Archivematica. The instructions begin this way: Add the ...
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Finding out what package a command came from [duplicate]

Is there a generalised way to find out what package caused the installation of a command?
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What is the difference between add-apt-repository & apt-add-repository?

Difference between add-apt-repository & apt-add-repository ?
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I can't add PPA repository behind the proxy

I'm trying to add the ppa repository (as a root) with the following command: export HTTP_PROXY="http://firstname.surname@xxx.com:my_pass@165.x.x.232:8080" add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 ...
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add-apt-repository missing from mini.iso

I downloaded the Ubuntu 12.10 mini.iso today. My intentions were to install the Razor-QT ppa. I found this here sudo apt-get install python-software-properties Did not work. I can't locate the ...
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Need help “sudo: add-apt-repository: command not found”

There are lots of "add-apt-repository" posts out there, but I think I have seen and tried the solutions in most of them. I am trying to install Java on Ubuntu Server 12.04. Some searching lead to the ...
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sudo: unable to execute /usr/bin/add-apt-repository: No such file or directory

Getting sudo: unable to execute /usr/bin/add-apt-repository: No such file or directory error while adding repository:- sudo add-apt-repository ppa:neovim-ppa/unstable /usr/bin/add-apt-repository ...
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ADB and Fastboot in Ubuntu on ARM

Is it possible to get ADB and Fastboot for Android working in Ubuntu running on the ARM Samsung Chromebook under crouton? I'm having no luck finding an answer.
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Help Installing Gimp 2.7.5 on Ubuntu 11.10

I have been trying to install gimp 2.7.5 for a few days now but keep getting this message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: gimp: Depends: python-gtk2 (>= 2.8.0) but 2.24.0-2 is to ...

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