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

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The older official icons and/or theme

Without success, I started looking for older official themes and icons. I personally do not like the design of 20.04 and are not customer-friendly. I didn't expect them to make such a big change in an ...
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How to install Asterisk config files?

I have installed Asterisk using the sudo apt-get install asterisk command, but when I run asterisk -r I see the Unable to open specified master config file '/etc/asterisk/asterisk.conf', which means ...
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Is missing cockpit-docker no longer in the 20.04 repository?

I installed Ubuntu server 20.04 into a vm, to see how if I want upgrade my 18.04. I use cockpit for ease of use on my 18.04. Anyways the cockpit-docker deb is missing from the repository. Why is this? ...
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Why binwalk didn't update in repository [duplicate]

When I install binwalk with apt-get install binwalk in Ubuntu 18 I get version 2.1.1 even in https://github.com/ReFirmLabs/binwalk/releases there is version 2.2.0. long time ago. why binwalk didn't ...
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Updating from such a repository can't be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default when running sudo apt-get update

I am running sudo apt-get update on my ubuntu 18.10 No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 18.10 Release: 18.10 Codename: cosmic Then getting below response:...
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ubuntu 16.04 desktop i386 support on repositories, final date

The support for Ubuntu 16.04 will end at End Of Life date? I don't have clear the concept. How does this work?
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Does the LMMS package on the Ubuntu repository supports VSTs?

I've installed LMMS through the Ubuntu repositories, and I noticed there's no "VeStiGe" instrument to allow the use of VSTs. I also haven't found any library on /usr/x86_64-linux-gnu/lmms named ...
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Why isn't pcre2grep found in the official Ubuntu repositories under the name pcre2grep?

Why isn't pcre2grep found in the official Ubuntu repositories under the name pcre2grep, though pcregrep is found by pcregrep? pcre2grep is currently a part of pcre2-utils Also it would be nice to ...
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Update core libraries ONLY from official repositories

Is there any way of installing core libraries ONLY from official repositories and don't accept those libraries offered in custom repositories if it has a different version than official? Keep in ...
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Why is docker not in official Ubuntu repos?

I am aware of the more generic version of this question, found here: Why is some software not in the official Ubuntu repositories? However, I would like to ask about Docker in particular. It seems ...
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Are software installations marked as source ubuntu-bionic-universe official?

I'm new to Ubuntu / Linux and still learning about things like installation. When I go to Ubuntu Software and search for installation packages, is the one marked ubunutu-bionic-universe the "...
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Sysdig - version in Ubuntu repository is outdated? (Ubuntu 18) [duplicate]

Is anyone able to explain why the version of Sysdig that is available through the official Ubuntu repository is so out of date? Also, is there a way to have this updated to the latest release? ...
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Why is there no git-remote-hg package in Ubuntu 18.04?

Ubuntu package search for git-remote-hg shows: Package git-remote-hg xenial (16.04LTS) (vcs): bidirectional bridge between Git and Mercurial [universe] 0.3-1: all disco (19.04) (vcs): ...
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Get a version of a package that is not in the repo [duplicate]

I'm on Ubuntu 18.04 and i try to get docker-compose >= 1.22.0. However I saw on the packages repo that the available version is 1.17.1-2. On the latest ubuntu eoan the version 1.21.0-3 is ...
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Installation of wine32 in a docker container

I'm trying to get a Windows application to run in a Ubuntu docker container. When installing wine32 I get the following errors (I'm on a Windows 10 PC): E: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/...
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How to install perf on Ubuntu 18.04?

I have tried to install perf using sudo apt-get install linux-tools-$(uname -r) linux-tools-generic It gives an error saying: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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PlayOnLinux installation scripts never load

I've installed PlayOnLinux from the official Ubuntu package repositories. It mostly works fine but it seems that it's unable to fetch any installation script. . Clicking on Install program results ...
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Unable to install any software in my ubuntu 18.04?

sudo apt-get install k3b Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: ...
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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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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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apt update error: The repository 'http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu saucy Release' does not have a Release file

I run "sudo apt -y update" on my Ubuntu 16.04 server, but I got the following error: # apt -y update Reading package lists... Done ...
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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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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 ...