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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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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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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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Check for and remove unused PPAs

Since the installation, I have added not too few PPAs to my 15.04 system because I wanted a specific application. But sometimes I have removed that package later again, because it did not work, was ...
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How do I add a repository from behind a proxy?

I've a problem at the office. We're behind a proxy (which is set and applied at ubuntu proxy settings) and when I try to add a repository from terminal, I get: Error reading --some url here--: ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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How can I get a list of all repositories and PPAs from the command line into an install script?

I know how to list all packages installed on my system. But how could I get a list of all repositories and PPA's into a script that I can run on a new machine to replicate the repository setup ...
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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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Can I mix sources from different ubuntu versions?

As we know that we are using Repositories for installing packages and repositories configuration file located at /etc/apt/sources.list. I am using Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) which reaches End of ...
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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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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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How do I get add-apt-repository to work through a proxy?

I'm trying to follow the "Installing Cross Toolchain on Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid) and 10.10 (Maverick) Hosts" instructions on wiki.linaro.org (on my Ubuntu 10.04 VM). The first step is: sudo add-apt-...
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how to disable third party repositories ubuntu 12.04

I wanted to install skype but as I installed the software, it was not correctly installed and gave an error on update that I have to disable third party repository. I want to know what's that mean, ...
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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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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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How to use a .iso image as a CD-ROM Repository?

I have all images of Debian, Ubuntu and Ubuntustudio as .iso. How can I use them as repository to install my desired packages with sudo apt-get install package-name? I easily mount the .iso file with ...
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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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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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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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“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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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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Solution to no ultimately trusted keys found

I tried installing tlp and Ubuntu tweak on my new Ubuntu (previously I had the same Ubuntu, but reinstalled it). When adding their sources, I got the error no ultimately trusted keys found. In the ...
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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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No gpg key from behind a firewall

Just stumbled over this closed thread here: GPG Error while running apt-get Same problem here, Ubuntu 12.04 behind a firewall and proxy. I dont think that matter is duplicate of the given topic. So ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is is possible to skip the confirmation step while adding a repository?

When I add a repository by running sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates It outputs this dialog: Updated versions of X.org drivers, libraries, etc. for Ubuntu. This PPA is for stable ...
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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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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???