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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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about labplot installation

When I was using ubuntu 10.04. labplot 1.6 was in the repository but in ubuntu 14.10 it is not there.New version of labplot 2 is relied for other destro but not for ubuntu. I tried to install .rpm pkg ...
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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 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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Unable to add ppa repository (14.04)

There are no proxies involved and I have already tried (repeatedly) to reinstall my ca-certificates but I still am unable to add ppa repositories. $ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:libccd-debs Cannot add ...
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How to fix “couldn't connect to host” error installing Unity Webapps?

I get the following errors when I try to install Unity Webapp on Ubuntu 12.04: root@detro-X101H:/home/detro# sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webapps/preview Traceback (most recent call last): File "/...
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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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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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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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compizconfig-settings-manager: command not found

When I start compizconfig-settings-manager, I get the message command not found, but apt-get says that it is installed. Searching for the reason, I found that compizconfig-settings-manager was ...
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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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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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12.10 - Touchegg: can't add repository

I would like to add some multi-touch gestures, like those on a Mac device. Therefore I want to install Touchegg but I get this error sudo add-apt-repository ppa:utouch-team/daily Cannot access PPA (...
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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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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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“ No module named 'pycurl' ” exception when adding apt repo in terminal

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 a few hours ago. After installing some softwares, I surprisingly find I just can't add apt repo in terminal any more! When I excute sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tiheum/...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...