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PPAs are personal package archives that allows users and groups on Launchpad to make packages available to the public. PPAs can be added with a terminal command or through Software Sources.

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How to purge WineHQ PPA? doesn't appears in sources after added

Kubuntu 20.04 64 Bit, fresh install with some gaming applications. ls -al /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ total 32 drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 jun 2 08:04 . drwxr-xr-x 7 root root 4096 jun 2 08:04 .. -rw-...
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Error while apt-get update

OS: Ubuntu 20.04. root@la425:~# apt-get update Hit:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal InRelease Ign:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/chris-lea/redis-server/ubuntu focal InRelease Hit:4 http://archive....
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Target package configured multiple times in /etc/apt/sources.list [duplicate]

This is the output of sudo apt update : Hit:9 http://ppa.launchpad.net/openjdk-r/ppa/ubuntu bionic InRelease Err:10 http://ppa.launchpad.net/izx/askubuntu/ubuntu disco Release 404 Not Found [IP: ...
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security.ubuntu.com repository doesn't have a release file

Output of sudo apt update in Ubuntu 20.04: Ign:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-security InRelease Hit:2 http://np.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal InRelease Hit:3 http://np....
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How do I write this Debian package install file so it works in 16.04 and 18.04?

As I am working on a Debian package for Catch2, I wrote a debian/snapcatch2.install and my problem is that the cmake files do not get installed in the same location. This is for 16.04 usr/share/...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 fails because of PPAs. How to proceed?

I'm on Ubuntu 19.10 and I'm trying to upgrade to 20.04. Unfortunately the upgrade failed with a message saying that it "possibly failed because of unofficial software packages which are not provided ...
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can't load raw files in to gimp version installed by snapd on 20.04

When I installed 20.04 I loaded the version of Gimp from the ppa and everything worked with the .config files I brought across from 18.04. I had to reinstall the system, probably due to an error I ...
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How to install R statistics system and r-cran-tidyverse in Ubuntu 20.04?

I am trying to set up a new Ubuntu 20.04 server (to replace an older 18.04 server) which needs to have the R statistics system and, in particular, the r-cran-tidyverse package installed. I am using ...
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E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/atom/ubuntu focal Release' does not have a Release file [duplicate]

When I typed sudo apt-get update && upgrade it is showing me this - Err:10 http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/atom/ubuntu focal Release 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.95.83 80] Reading ...
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No sound playing after update from 16.04 to 18.04 on pinebook (ubuntu-MATE)

Last week I upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 on a pinebook with MATE desktop environment. All works fine except one major problem and a few minor (?) issues which may or may not be related to the ...
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Error retrieving gpg key timed out

Using ubuntu 20.04 and I was trying to add this repository ppa:ondrej/php and then I got this message when running this command; sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php Co-installable PHP versions: ...
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How to add PPA source for this gcc-10 package?

I know that to add a PPA, we use: add-apt-repository ppa:user/ppa-name But for this package : gcc-10, what is user and ppa-name? I have tried: add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu/gcc-10 add-apt-...
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apt-get not finding valid package to install

I installed the following PPA: deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/graphics-drivers/ppa/ubuntu/ xenial main performed an update but apt-get is unable to find a package that is listed. If you check here, ...
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Errors after installing Chrome Dev along with Stable [duplicate]

I recently installed chrome dev version, even when I had chrome (stable) already installed. After checking for updates with sudo apt update I get the following errors (maybe they are warnings). How ...
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PPA without release file [duplicate]

I am trying to install a tool called Stacer, to clean junk files from my PC (Ubuntu 20.04 LTS). The app is installed but everytime is use sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade, I get ...
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How to handle “invalid signature” in apt-get

Following an update to Focal, I had to revisit /etc/apt/sources* to update my third party repositories. One of the reposities is for the Yorba PPA at: https://launchpad.net/~yorba/+archive/ubuntu/ppa ...
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Is it safe to remove all the ppa's not checked in other software?

I have: Operating System: Kubuntu 19.10 KDE Plasma Version: 5.18.3 KDE Frameworks Version: 5.67.0 Qt Version: 5.12.4 Kernel Version: 5.3.0-51-generic OS Type: 64-bit Processors: 4 × Intel® Pentium® ...
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Creating a PPA containing a Node.js script

I've asked this on StackOverflow proper and while I hate to feel like I'm spamming questions, I wonder if this might be the more appropriate place to get a good answer. I've got this very simple NPM ...
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The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/brightbox/ruby-ng-experimental/ubuntu focal Release' does not have a Release file [duplicate]

system is Ubuntu desktop 20.04...heres the error message: Hit:10 http://ppa.launchpad.net/system76/pop/ubuntu focal InRelease Err:11 http://ppa.launchpad.net/brightbox/ruby-ng-experimental/ubuntu ...
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Nvidia driver version doesn't match package name. Why?

I'm using the "graphics driver" team PPA because it makes installing nvidia drivers a breeze (especially when ubuntu repos are lagging too much behind in between LTS releases). Ubuntu is 18.04 LTS. ...
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new to ubuntu…need help to set it up for good… please help [duplicate]

i have installed ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop and its working decent. However there are certain issues which i do not understand at all.Can someone guide me through these. i am a novice whe it comes to ...
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sudo apt-get update PPA Security Error [duplicate]

(Version 20.04) I'm new to Ubuntu, forgive my ignorance... but I'm currently unable to view updates via terminal when this PPA (http://ppa.launchpad.net/gnome-shell-extensions/ppa/ubuntu) which by ...
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What is the difference between installing Virtualbox with or without third-party repository

In many linux distributions (at least the ones based on debian), virtualbox can be installed directly in console with or without third-party repository, example: Ubuntu repo: apt install virtualbox ...
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I was unable to update to Ubuntu 20 from Ubuntu 18.04

When I was updating suddenly the process aborted with the message: Could not calculate the upgrade An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. This was likely caused by: * ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 - Removing ppas not possible

I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 Upgrade fails, telling me An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. This was likely caused by: * Unofficial software packages not ...
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recovering GRUB boot loader -

I'm just new in the Linux worlds, so please do not be too much technical and mean to me. I have tried to install windows10 along my Ubuntu20.04 LTS. I have relided on the following video: [https://...
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Cannot open Software & Updates or Additional Drivers and can't add PPAs

I have searched for my issue and none of the answers in other peoples' questions helped my case. In my case, I cannot open Software & Updates or Additional Drivers, and I can't add any PPAs ...
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error with (sudo apt-get update ) in ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

that is the error wich appear when i try to update E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/fingerprint/fprint/ubuntu focal Release' does not have a Release file. N: Updating from such a ...
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How can I get my display back? xmodmap: unable to open display ''

Like so many others, I've been trying to upgrade my OpenGL from 3.0 to 3.2, which was probably a terrible idea to begin with but here we are. Now my Ubuntu partition will not open properly and I'm ...
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Berkeley Database > 5.3.x

Berkely Database in the repos is inexplicably locked at 5.3.something. Current versions are north of 12. Might be north of 13 by now. Is there a reason the repo never gets updated? Is there a PPA ...
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The repository http://ppa.launchpad.net/ondrej/mysql-5.6/ubuntu bionic Release does not have a Release file [duplicate]

I am getting this error whenever I try to: sudo apt-get update my-pc@my-pc:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for my-pc: Ign:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/ondrej/mysql-5.6/ubuntu bionic InRelease ...
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Why I'm unable to install Eclipse using ubuntu-make on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

I have ubuntu-make installed on my Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS system. The Ubuntu Make was installed previously from official PPA using Ubuntu wiki page. So I have the following: $ umake --version 18.05 $ ...
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Why is the PSPP program not present in the Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa repository?

The program for statistical analysis PSPP is very important for research, i concluded my post-graduation with it, using Ubuntu 19.10, but it's not present in the Ubuntu 20.04 LTS repository, so we can ...
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dolphin emulator (development version)

i'm trying to setup dolphin emulator on ubuntu, as it was working fine on manjaro. the dolphin stable version is working fine but i need the development version for vulkan support i believe. tried ...
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Why is do-release-upgrade failing (18.04 to 19.10)

After running apt update, apt upgrade and apt autoremove I tried running do-release-upgrade. It failed with the message: Could not calculate the upgrade An unresolvable problem occurred while ...
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I get an error when trying to upgrade Ubuntu to 18.04

I trying to upgrade Ubuntu from 16.04 to 18.04 at the "Software Manager". I get an error: Ubuntu does not support unofficial software. Please remove ppa packages from ppa.launch. I think I will remove ...
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aptsources.distro.NoDistroTemplateException: Error: could not find a distribution template for Elementary/next

The following happens every time I want to add a repository - It is not working since I have installed (and then uninstalled) pantheon desktop :( $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:appgrid/stable ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - Can't Install Older PHP Versions

I decided to install Ubuntu 20.04 and give it a go. I am loving it so far, but I have run into an issue that may prevent me from using it. The default repositories have PHP 7.4, which is awesome, ...
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Upgrading to ubuntu 20.04 LTS

While upgrading to ubuntu 20.04 It shows this An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade: This was likely caused by - Protea software packages not provided by Ubuntu Please use ...
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Remove package from ppa that is deleted

I accidentally deleted an old ppa that I used to install Etcher v1.4.4 before uninstalling the application. Now apt naturally can't find the package and I can't locate the ppa (for this package it ...
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Upload error in Launchpad - source file already exists

DEBUG Considering changefile 73927/ubuntu/brightness-controller_2.3.4-0~202004250741~ubuntu20.04.1_source.changes DEBUG Finding fresh policy INFO Processing upload brightness-controller_2.3.4-0~...
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Updating from such repository can't be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Wacom Tablet Drivers on Ubuntu 18.04, Code: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:doctormo/wacom-plus However, I keep getting the error: E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/...
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How to install Canon Pixma MP600 driver

Ubuntu 18.04.4 I would like to install the Canon Pixma MP600 printer to use for scanning and printing. On the Canon support website, it says that Canon does not have drivers available. The support ...
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How to fix vivaldi ppa?

I get this error below? [fre apr 17 19:04:11] Jonathan@Whats next?:~$ sudo apt update Hit:1 http://se.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu eoan InRelease Hit:2 http://se.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu eoan-updates ...
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Trouble in apt-get update command with pinta repository in kde neon (ubuntu 18.04) [closed]

On running sudo apt-get update command, I got: 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.95.83 80] Reading package lists... Done E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/pinta-maintainers/...
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Downloading of WineHQ

Hello i am new to Ubuntu. So the problem i have is that I use Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS and WineHQ 5.0. The WineHQ installation is as 64 bit version, i followed the instruction from https://www.linux.com/...
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How do I fix gnome-shell-extensions ppa eoan Release does not have a Release file?

I'm getting this error: Unable to download updates: failed to refresh cache: E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/gnome-shell-extensions/ppa/ubuntu eoan Release' does not have a Release ...
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Show installed packages by PPA [duplicate]

Is it possible to list all packages installed by a PPA? I was cleaning up my PPA list recently, removing things I'm not using anymore, and there was one PPA where I was not sure if I even have the ...
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Is there any way to check/verify if a ppa repository is safe, or has been flagged by someone for some reason somewhere on the internet? [duplicate]

You ve got a lot of ppa repos out there, and everyone seems to link add and download from these without checking (i assume). Is there a way to verify safety of a ppa somewhere on the internet ?
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Adding PPA takes too long with GPG key error

I have a new installation of Ubuntu 18.04. Each attempt to add a new PPA with a command sudo add-apt-repository ppa takes usually 10 - 15 minutes. During this waiting, I always get one error message ...

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