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The official software repositories from Ubuntu, as opposed to PPAs and 3rd-party repositories

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HP 1640 storeasy for maas, juju, kubernetes

When I try to deploy ubuntu 18.04 on my nas 1640 storeasy, it fails with error: E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/hp-iss-team/hpvsa-update/ubuntu bionic Release' does not have a Release ...
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“Ibus-table” a proprieatary software, is in Ubuntu Main Repository

In "Ubuntu Software" GUI to install and remove software, it says that Ibus-table has propritary license and the source is Ubuntu Bionic Main repository. But, here, it is mentioned that: "Main is ...
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Error while installing Franz on Ubuntu 18.04.1

I am trying to follow this guide to install Franz on Ubuntu 18.04.1. I have downloaded the .tar.gz package, extracted it and tried to run ./franz - then I got an error about the missing libconf ...
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apt update fails after upgrade to 18.04 [closed]

After upgrading from 16.04 to 18.04 I get errors when I run apt-update. Here's the output: Get:2 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease [83.2 kB] Get:3 http://archive.ubuntu.com/...
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Which is the timezone of the Ubuntu official distribution sites?

Speaking about the Ubuntu iso images downloadable from the official sites [1,2], with which timezone are they saved? Getting some info from host and whois on old-releases.ubuntu.com and releases....
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E: Package 'unity' has no installation candidate (17.10)

I'm looking to restore unity to defaults via sudo apt-get --reinstall install unity however I get the error in the title. Under what repository is unity? Am I even searching for the right package (is ...
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Is htop becoming part of the default install?

I noticed that the htop package for 18.04 is in main, where previous releases had it in universe. This is reflected in the packages index and on Launchpad. Software in main is supported by Canonical, ...
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Am I allowed to create and distribute a deb package to Ubuntu store if I didn't develop the software?

Am I allowed to create and distribute a deb package to Ubuntu store if I didn't develop the software? I want to create a package (.deb) file following Debian/Ubuntu standards, submit it to Ubuntu ...
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Installing mysql client 5.6 on Ubuntu

I am trying to install mysql 5.6 on an Ubuntu 16.04 server. I understand that the packages available for mysql are with version 5.7 but in order to install 5.6 I did the following steps RUN rm -rf /...
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Why does archive.ubuntu.com seem to have infinitely nested “ubuntu” folders?

If you go to the http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ site, and then just click multiple times on the ubuntu folder, it looks like you can't actually go into the folder. The exact same directory listing ...
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Fresh install of ubuntu zesty server from dvd not upgradeable

After downloading the amd64 zesty server iso and burning it to dvd I did a fresh install with nothing but the basic packages. I did not check any of the optional 'boxes' during the install. There are ...
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How to submit an application to ubuntu repositories without having to packaging it since i'm not a programmer?

I'm a physical therapist and would like to submit an application created under the GNU General Public License, version 2. It's called SAPO and you can find the executable jar and the source code here. ...
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When will PHP 7.1 be available in official repositories? [closed]

I'm aware that I can install any version of PHP using the answer here: How do I install different (upgrade or downgrade) PHP version in still supported Ubuntu release? I'm running an Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ...
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Good or Bad?: copy and paste the source.list of apt-get from another Ubuntu machine?

I have two Ubuntu servers: An Ubuntu server 16.04 LTS installed from a CD-R burned with https://www.ubuntu.com/download/server An Ubuntu server 16.04 LTS on a pine64 with a provided OS image from ...
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Why is some software not in the official Ubuntu repositories?

To install some applications, we need to add a repository to the system. Why didn't the creators just put them into the Main or Universe repositories, though those applications have GPL license and ...
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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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PPA for Adobe Brackets in 16.04 [duplicate]

Is there any official PPA for Adobe Brackets in Ubuntu 16.04 ? I currently download .deb files from their website and install it manually. I want to automate the updating processing like Atom.
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Install Latest Blender in Ubuntu-Studio

I have recently installed Ubuntu-Studio. After install I executed the command: sudo apt-get update I also executed this menu item: System => Software Updater In spite of this I found the Blender ...
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GPG KEYEXPIRED error in when updating repositories [duplicate]

Since yesterday afternoon I'm getting some GPG key expired errors from the official repositories (I checked my sources.list and the only sources are the official ones). The URL I'm getting the error ...
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Using newest repositories in Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

My current computer is running 14.04 and I am very ahppy with it and really don't want to upgrade or reinstall as I use it for work and I like how it is now, very stable and all. But, I need to ...
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stellarium ubuntu 16.04

When upgrading to ubuntu 16.04, my stellarium 0.10 was automatically upgraded to 0.14.3. I do not want any of this 3D features (only 1 eye left). Tried to downgrade to 0.10. and 0.12 which apt-get ...
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single photo 2d to 3d reconstruction in ubuntu repository

A while ago, I was doing "man -a --regex 'something_don-t_remember'" and one of the programs, that came up was a cli program for a complete reconstruction of 3D scene from a single photo. In that ...
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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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What testing is done to make sure no packages in the repos have malware?

How is it ensured that a trusted user can't compile a package with malware and place it in the universe repo.
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Why isn't Ubuntu using HTTPS by default when accessing software repositories? [duplicate]

I wish I could trust the packages I am supposedly downloading from Ubuntu servers are exactly what I think they are. But ... ... Hit:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Get:5 http://...
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Does getdeb change applications that do not need it?

There is an application I really want to install (RubyRipper), which seems to only be possible in a way visible to apt by using getdeb. However, I don't want new (and possibly less stable) versions of ...
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Do the Ubuntu repositories just keep growing?

I have a full mirror of the Trusty repositories, made with apt-mirror. I keep a backup on another disk by using an rsync command. Whenever I do the backup, I notice that no files are ever deleted. ...
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Why is there no guayadeque in 16.04?

I noticed today that there is no Guayadeque in Ubuntu 16.04. It was there in 15.10. Such a cool player, I couldn't find it in Ubuntu Xenial repository. Could anyone point out a reference for Ubuntu ...
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Can I install the VirtualBox Extension Pack from the Ubuntu repositories?

I have VirtualBox running on several server installations, always without any GUI, administering using the vboxmanage commands. I used to install from the Oracle PPA, but since the end of the two ...
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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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Official Ubuntu Utopic 14.10 repositories offline? [duplicate]

My desktop has been inactive for around 2 months until today, when I get to run the sudo apt-get update it is printing this 404 errors, most of them from the official Ubuntu repos, what is happening? ...
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APT: additional repo for some packages

we use an own repo for some packages. How can we avoid it, that these packages will be upgraded from other repo's (e.g if the packages in the official mirror are newer than our packages) by an apt-get ...
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Why did Ubuntu source repository key signature fail with security warning?

Downloading Ubuntu source code gave a security warning: # apt-get source gedit Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done NOTICE: 'gedit' ...
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Difference between ports and us.archive

What is the difference between ports.ubuntu.com and us.archive.ubuntu.com? I ask because I already have an apt-mirror for us.archive.ubuntu.com and don't want to add ports.ubuntu.com if it is not ...
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Newer package from repository of other Ubuntu version [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Is there any simple way to install newer version of package from newer version repository? I tried this: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PinningHowto But this method ...
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Upgrading things later

I have installed a bunch of apps using debs and ubuntu standard repos. Is it possible that when I add a ppa of such an app at later time ubuntu will update my app. Common examples are apps such as ...
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Why does Ubuntu provide the Multiverse repository?

From Community Help > Repositories, Software in Ubuntu’s repository is divided into four categories or components: main, restricted, universe and multiverse. Main: The main component contains ...
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Slow Repositories

I have the following problem with my two Ubuntu installations at home: installing software using apt-get or the software center takes AGES, I mean, the download speed is very slow. I have already ...
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What is the correct address for precise/12.04 restricted, multiverse and universe ppa?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04. When I run sudo apt-get update now I get the following errors at the end: W: Failed to fetch http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise/universe/binary-amd64/...
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How do I get a list of all AVAILABLE packages from the repositories that are configured from a command line? [duplicate]

OK, I understand how to get a list of installed packages on my system. Now how can I get a list of all available packages from the list of repositories configured?
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Software Sources: Select Best HTTPS Server

I travel to countries I don't trust--a lot. For example, Vietnam, the virus capital of the world. ESPECIALLY in these areas, but also at home in the USA, I want to remove (or reduce) the possibility ...
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Apt-get failed to update on 12.10 [duplicate]

When running a software update, I got a message telling me that either my network connections aren't working anymore, or that Failed to download repository information. I already tried restarting my ...
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Reliability of Ubuntu repositories across versions?

If a package is present in the ubuntu repository (the one at archive.ubuntu.com), can I expect that the same package (or later versions of the package) will always be present in the repo in future ...
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How to bring back missing options on System Settings

I am newbie in Linux and I was trying to fix problem with skype (it is muted) and I accidentally removed almost all my applications ( I don't have anything to control my desktop settings, mouse, ...
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Zotero does not find pdftext and pdfinfo

I am using the Firefox extension Zotero on 12.04. Zotero complains about missing PDF tools, though: To use this feature, you must first install the PDF tools in the Search pane of the Zotero ...
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Cannot do update and cannot install any package [duplicate]

I am a centos user but a friend asked me to install programs on his lubuntu 12.04. For that I started to get an update but it did not work: $ sudo apt-get update Ign http://hu.archive.ubuntu.com ...
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When will PHP 5.6 be in the official Canonical repos?

I imagine it won't up until 14.10 is released, but even if that is the case, could we expect to see it show up in the repos that 14.04 uses?
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Install dpkg-depcheck in 12.04

I'm attempting to compile a deb package using 12.04 but am unable to run a dpkg-depcheck on ubuntu 12.04. The command doesn't exist on the server I'm using and isn't a package in the repositories ...
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Differences between restricted repositories and partner repositories?

In /etc/apt/source.list, what are differences between restricted repositories and partner repositories? They both don't make their source open, do they? Are they both free of money? Difference in ...
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Installing X.org (opensource) Ubuntu driver in the terminal

Software Center messed up my proprietary driver installation and I must revert to the original driver (the one you can find in "Additional Drivers" tab under software sources. However Software Center ...