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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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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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I can't add unauthorized repositories [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS I tried to install tomahawk media play but when I try to add repository with: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tomahawk/ppa I get this error message: E: The repository 'http:...
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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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How to get proxy and port number

My question is mostly equal to How do I get add-apt-repository to work through a proxy? and the answers would be helpful if I'd knew how to get the proxy and the port number? I am using windows 10 ...
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some packages while installing ubuntu-desktop are not going to be installed [closed]

I have problems in installing some packages like or update command sudo apt-get update i got like that Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main amd64 Packages Hit http://ppa....
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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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Problems with adding the repository for certbot

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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Issue with SSL certificates, unable to install Java or add PPA repo

I just get a new Ubuntu virtual machine (14.04) from Here and one of the first things I tried to do was to install the JDK 8, starting to add the PPA repo: sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:webupd8team/...
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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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Lubuntu 16.10 constantly gives “failed to fetch” errors, resulting in “Unable to locate package”

I installed Lubuntu in VMWare, and it was working great for a while until I tried to add another repository. No matter what repository I add, any package I try to install after adding the repository ...
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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 ...
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Package A depends on package B, but B is in disabled repository

I have the following situation: I'm creating a package A, which depends on B. The thing is that B is in a repository that is not enabled by default on the system (in my case, B is python-virtualenv ...
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Sudo apt-get update doesn't work - no packages installed

How to add default packages in /etc/apt/sources.list but without nano or vim or any other software.... my server is naked only 600 MB with swap. and which repositories to add???
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nvidia ppa not recognized

I have just done a clean Ubuntu 16.04 LTS install on my MSI GS40 Phantom 6QE, ive got the dual harddrives connected and all of the graphics look fine while using the stock Xorg drivers and i dont have ...
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Adding a PPA to add-apt-repository

I'm trying to add the ubuntu-toolchain-r/test with: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-toolchain-r/test But it comes back with: Cannot add PPA: 'ppa:ubuntu-toolchain-r/test'. Please check that the ...
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add-apt-repository producing python error

Recently I updated ubuntu 14.04 to kubuntu 16.04.Whenever I try to add ppa repositories through "add-apt-repository",its producing python error.Please help me solve this error or suggest alternative ...
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Sending the {Return} key in a script file? [duplicate]

How can I send the Return key in a script file? I am installing all the PPAs from a script, and while it works, currently the addition of each PPA requires user input of the carriage return. #!/bin/...
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Why doesn't archive.ubuntu.com use HTTPS? [duplicate]

I always see instructions for adding the Universe and Multiverse repositories that look something like the following: sudo add-apt-repository -y "deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu $(lsb_release -...
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Can't add PPA using add-apt-repository: SSL support not available

Whenever I try to add any PPA to install any stuff, I get the following error: nikunj@nikunj-DL-H61MXE-V:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ravefinity-project/ppa Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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Security implications of other repos

Main Question: At which point can I trust external, unofficial repos? Are there security implications for blindingly adding third party repos to a workstation? However, I've been very suspect of ...
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installing ansible on ubuntu

I'm following this document to install ansible: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-configure-ansible-on-ubuntu-14-04 I'm try to add ansible to my ubuntu repositories ...
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Please check that the PPA name or format is correct

installing ansible on ubuntu os, on typing the command : sudo apt-add-repository -y ppa:ansible/ansible it is showing Please check that the PPA name or format is correct. how to fix this issue?
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PPAs cannot be added on Ubuntu 12.04

Whenever I try to do something like sudo add-apt-repository ... It gives me the following error message: File "/usr/bin/add-apt-repository", line 37 print _("The %s named '%s' has no PPA named '%...
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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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When we install packages from ppa , are the packages downloaded at the location /var/cache/apt/archive?

When we install packages from ppa , are the packages downloaded at the location /var/cache/apt/archive? I am making a local repository of all the packages installed with apt-get. I see that packages ...
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How do I change an application installed using PPA?

I installed an application using Personal Package Archives (PPA). I installed the application by adding the "unstable" PPA, and now I want to switch to the "stable" PPA. So I removed the "unstable" ...
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Remove all non-existent repositories in Ubuntu [duplicate]

How do I remove all repositories which don’t exist for one reason or another? I am wondering if there is a command to do this, so that I can remove all such repositories at once. I am running Ubuntu ...
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Enabling multiverse/universe repositories? [closed]

I was trying to install some packages from the Software Centre, running 14.10 Ubuntu by the way, but it said I had to use the multiverse and universe repositories. I tried looking for other answers ...
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I deleted the partition volume where ubuntu 14.04 LTS was installed. now i cant access windows

I am stuck at grub rescue. I tried booting Ubuntu from a live USB, then doing this sudo app-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair the this error came up. Please check that the PPA name or ...