Questions tagged [add-apt-repository]

A command line utility to add and remove APT software repositories, such as PPAs. It is part of the software-properties-common package and installed in Ubuntu by default.

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How do I get the pubkey for ksplice?

(I am aware that installing third-party bundles poses a theoretical security risk.) I am using ksplice to apply kernel updates for a running system. After installing, I cannot run sudo apt-get update ...
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I am having trouble installing and updating programs and repositories on Ubuntu 19.04 [closed]

Ign:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu edgy-backports InRelease Obj:4 https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu bionic InRelease Err:5 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu ...
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Can't run software-properties-gtk or add repositories through Terminal

Today, I wanted to see how Elementary OS' Pantheon desktop environment would work with my workflow. I didn't care much for it, so I removed all traces (I could easily find on my own) using Synaptic. ...
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do-release-upgrade disables third party software sources. Easy way to re-enable them? [duplicate]

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu from 19.04 to 20.04. And as always, the first thing that happens is that all third party software sources are disabled. I'm sure there are good reasons to do that and I ...
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Remove apt repository?

Some while ago I may have accidentally added an apt repository with an invalid URL. Now, every time I run sudo apt update, the following error message shows at the bottom: E: The repository 'http://...
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Installing okular on a barebone ubuntu container where there is no add-apt-repository command

I have Ubuntu 18:04 Bionic installed in a Singularity container.(*) Via the Singularity definition file I try to add the Okular PDF viewer with the command line apt-get install -y okular However I ...
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aptsources.distro.NoDistroTemplateException: Error: could not find a distribution template for Elementary/next

The following happens every time I want to add a repository - It is not working since I have installed (and then uninstalled) pantheon desktop :( $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:appgrid/stable ...
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Error: 'multiverse' invalid + Error: 'universe' invalid

I have this Dockerfile: FROM node:11 USER root WORKDIR /tmp RUN apt-get update RUN apt-get install -y software-properties-common RUN add-apt-repository multiverse RUN add-apt-repository universe I ...
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Adding PPA takes too long with GPG key error

I have a new installation of Ubuntu 18.04. Each attempt to add a new PPA with a command sudo add-apt-repository ppa takes usually 10 - 15 minutes. During this waiting, I always get one error message ...
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add-apt-repository is throwing strange errors (18.03)

I was attempting to enable the wireshark repositories when following the guide that they give on their website, and when I ran sudo add-apt-repository ppa:Wireshark-dev/stable it returned these ...
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Installing Deepin Desktop Environment on Ubuntu 19.10 [duplicate]

I tried to install the Deepin Desktop Environment by following the instructions given in several websites, but when I started adding the PPA by executing the command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:...
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Installation php5.6 on Ubuntu 19.10 doesn't work even with ppa:ondrej/php

I need to install php5.6 to my Ubuntu 19.10, found out a lot of variants in the internet and almost all of them was the same - to use ppa:ondrej/php I tried this variant: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:...
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I may installed wrong apt-repository and packages while reinstalling GPU drivers

A general question: If I think I've added wrong apt-repository and installed wrong GPU drivers, what I should do? About my situation: I have Kubuntu 19.04 and AMD R9 280X (HD 7970/8970). Because I ...
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Accidentally added a PPA twice [duplicate]

Today, using add-apt-repository, I accidentally added a PPA that I had already added a few weeks ago. Do I need to undo this, and if so, how do I undo it? This is not a duplicate of this question. I ...
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Unable to locate package libapache2-mod-php7.0 [closed]

I'm trying to install Rainloop Webmail on Debian. I've added the next package add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php This key was added: 4F4EA0AAE5267A6C But upon apt-get update: Reading package lists.....
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add-apt-repository gives no result, cursor keeps on blinking for long time

root@Gagan-PC:~# add-apt-repository ppa:slimbook/slimbook and I get no result after this, it just keeps on blinking
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Upgrading From Ubuntu 18.04.2 to 19.04 Using DVD

I hope someone can help. My SSD hard drive containing the OS failed but I was able to rescue most of my data using ddrescue. I restored the data for my old Ubuntu 18.04.2 (Bionic Beaver) to the ...
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Command add-apt-repository problems [duplicate]

I'm trying to do this: sudo add-apt-repository \ "deb [arch=amd64] https://download.docker.com/linux/ubuntu \ $(lsb_release -cs) \ stable" And getting: Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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sudo add-apt-repository hangs with no error Ubuntu 19.04

Whenever I try to run sudo add-apt-repository ppa:docky-core/ppa(for any ppa, not just this one) it just hangs indefinitely, without giving any sort of error, even with the -m flag. After I terminate ...
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how to fix W: Target packages and Target DEP-11 error on ubuntu 19.04 [duplicate]

when I tried to add a repository I'm getting these warning I don't know how to fix them. please help me on how to fix this warnings or errors. What can I do? (base) test@Batman:~$ sudo apt-add-...
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Unable to add PPA for DTS Audio in Ubuntu 19.04 [duplicate]

I have an AMD E1-2100 APU in 2GB RAM. I'm trying to use DTS Audio in my Ubuntu 19.04. I tried adding the appropriate PPA repo using add-apt-repository ppa:rebuntu16/avidemux+unofficial But I get ...
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Retrieving gpg Key timed out - What does this mean?

I am unable to install any packages thru the terminal. After doing sudo add-apt-repository, the terminal seems to run normally (after about 5-10 minutes however) and am asked to hit enter. After I hit ...
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Python can't find module named apt_pkg

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 and on my server I have 2 version of python , python3.5 and python3.6. What I already tried is: uninstalling python3-apt and reinstalling it, didn't help still the same ...
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sudo add-apt-repository hangs

I am running sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java in order to add the repository to install oracle jdk on my Ubuntu 18.4 machine. The command hangs and does not return. As far as I understand ...
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add-apt-repository command is suddenly very slow

There were no issues before, but today I started my computer and I removed the unstable OIBAF graphics drivers and tried to add stable OIBAF graphics PPA. I left for about 15 minutes and when I came ...
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Installing firebird 2.5 on ubuntu 18.10

I want to install firebird 2.5 server on ubuntu 18.10 I followed this installing firebird 2.5, but got stuck in sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mapopa it says error E: The repository 'http://ppa....
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How do I fix apt-add-repository “no such option: --allow-unauthenticated”? [duplicate]

I'm running 18.04, and I'm attempting to install Wine, which has an unsigned repository. I tried bypassing this by using the --allow-unauthenticated flag, but I get an error $ sudo apt-add-repository ...
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ModuleNotFoundError: No module named 'apt_pkg' error

I run below command on ubuntu 16.4 : sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/apps of below question: How to install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 16.04 and get below error: Traceback (most recent call last):...
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Solutions for risks when using external repository

This is a list of risks when using external repositories I found. Quality: Conflict between packages from external repositories and stable packages in system. Conflict between external repositories ...
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How to install BareOS on Ubuntu?

Many repository directories are organized as dists, pool etc. And anyone can simply edit sources.list file in order to add new repo. I need to add an extraordinarily structured repo like this. How ...
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UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf-8' codec can't decode byte 0xfc in position 17: invalid start byte

I want to install Nginx together with Let's Encrypt on Ubuntu 18.04 and already installed this package: software-properties-common When I try to use the command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:certbot/...
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apt-add-repository: Command not found

If I try something like: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa it raises an error: Command not found. So I installed the repository with: apt-get install software-properties-common and ...
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Wine 3.x repository 404 error

I've been trying to install wine but the repository doesn't get added. I have added the release key it doesn't seem to recognize that either. Please help... >.< $ sudo apt-add-repository https://...
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Can't install Unetbootin in Ubuntu 18.04 Live Boot Session

I booted my laptop with Ubuntu 18.04 (Try Ubuntu without installing method). Then, I ran the following command: sudo add-apt-repository universe sudo add-apt-repository multiverse sudo add-apt-...
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ModuleNotFoundError: No module named 'xml.sax' when I use add-apt-repository

When I run this command in terminal sudo add-apt-repository ppa:leaeasy/dde this problem appears: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/add-apt-repository", line 11, in <module> ...
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Error: retrieving gpg key timed out

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:git-core/ppa The most current stable version of Git for Ubuntu. For release candidates, go to https://launchpad.net/~git-ore/+archive/candidate . ...
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Can not add repositories in Ubuntu GNOME 17.04

I have tried adding various third party repositories, and I get the same error with all of them. When I try to add third party repositories through the GUI "Other Software" section, I can open the ...
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Why don't Software and Updates & add-apt-repository --remove delete PPA files?

I observe that removing a ppa with Software & Updates or with : sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:xxx/yyy merely empties the file one wants to remove and leaves an empty theuglyppa.list file ...
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Unfound repositories [duplicate]

Anytime I got to update my system or install a new theme into unity-tweak tool the error message: "cannot find repositories" appears. I have heard about solutions through making changes in the .list ...
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gpg keys can't be retrieved [duplicate]

I have encountered this problem during: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:named-data/ppa gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmp7w5mhtkk/secring.gpg' created gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmp7w5mhtkk/pubring.gpg' created gpg: ...
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add-apt-repository gpg error: keybox created, keyserver receive failed: no data

I tired to add the webupd8team/java PPA using the command below, but got an error by gpg: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java error occured gpg: keybox '/tmp/tmp7fgyev7b/pubring.gpg' ...
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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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Impossible for me to install aptitude and to add trusty repos

Trying to run sudo apt-get install aptitude: Package aptitude is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or is only ...
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how is the concatenate dog utility installed?

Where is the repo to install dog? To get the command on Ubuntu you can just open a terminal and type: sudo apt-get install dog After the installation you can retrieve all the information ...
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Unable to Add ppa in my newly installed ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I am trying to install ppa:ondrej/php on Ubuntu 16.04 When I enter the command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php It gives me this message: Cannot add PPA: 'ppa:~ondrej/ubuntu/php'. ERROR: '~...
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PPA repository for dell

sudo apt-get update failed > W: Failed to fetch > http://dell.archive.canonical.com/updates/dists/trusty-dell-biz-vivid-skl/Release.gpg > Unable to connect to dell.archive.canonical.com:http:...
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“Signing key does not exist” after successful upload on Launchpad

I have added my package as a ppa successfully (it says Successfully uploaded packages with the command dput ppa:user/my_package my_package_0.3-1_source.changes). However, It says that the signing key ...
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gpgkeys: key F60F4B3D7FA2AF80 not found on keyserver

How can I fix this issue? mona@pascal:~$ sudo apt-get update Ign file: InRelease Get:1 file: Release.gpg [181 B] Get:2 file: Release [196 B] ...
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Installing Oracle jdk from webupd8 ppa [closed]

Is it still safe and stable to install Oracle jdk via: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java? Or is it best practice to install Oracle jdk via: Official Oracle jdk8 download page and ...
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Installing JAVA 8: Unable to locate package

I am trying to install java 8 and I get the following error: root@usr:~# sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java sudo: add-apt-repository: command not found After making some research i typed ...