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Questions tagged [ppa]

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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Purging a 3rd party PPA after upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04

I upraded to Ubuntu 18.04. The upgrader deactivated my 3rd party PPAs. In particular the one of Winehq. That was expected and is of course completely fine. However, I do not manage to install from the ...
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Elementary OS PPA gives “The repository does not have a Release file.” error

I am running Ubuntu Bionic Beaver. I was trying to download the pantheon desktop environment on Ubuntu and it didn't work so I gave up. Now when I try to download themes or other things from the ...
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How do I update to the latest mainline kernel on a server?

I'd like to keep an Ubuntu Server 18.04 up to date with the latest mainline kernel. On the desktop I'd just use Ukuu, but I'm looking for a convenient method to use via ssh. I found this: http://...
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Updating PyCharm?

There are many, many Questions and Answers regarding the Installation on PyCharm. However, no one will answer my questions regarding Updating PyCharm without manually deleting files and directories? ...
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How do I install/update rasterio offline when the installation procedure given is to install with pip3?

https://github.com/mapbox/rasterio/blob/master/docs/installation.rst I installed the rasterio using these commands: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntugis/ppa $ sudo apt-get update $ pip3 ...
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opam 2.0 on Ubuntu?

opam 2.0 has been release for a while. I was wondering if there is any repository for installing it on Ubuntu (18.04 LTS as of Oct 2018). I searched on bing.com and couldn't find any mention. The ...
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Finding PPAs / Getting a modern GNU make on 18.04

I've been assigned an Ubuntu machine, after being a long-time Fedora user, and I'm somewhat lost in how to find "non-stable" packages. Specifically, I need make 4.2, but Ubuntu apparently only has 4.1....
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How to downgrade a PPA package (Firefox ESR 60 to ESR 52)? [duplicate]

I am trying to downgrade firefox-esr from 60 to 52 from ppa:mozillateam/ppa. PPA only has the latest version so apt-get can't downgrade the package. I downloaded the deb but installation fails due ...
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Firefox Nightly won't update

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I recently noticed that Firefox Nightly was running on version 61 from March, while the latest is version 64 from August. I use the extra ppa and tried to manually update ...
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How can I check what added the ppa?

Running sudo apt-get update gives me the errors below. I am told it is because of something called ppa. How can I check what added the ppa or where it came from so I can remove it if I don't need it ? ...
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Unable to add ppa - “user or team does not exist” - Ubuntu 16.04 on Rpi 3

I have seen several similar forums answered that say I must export http(s)_proxy (and uppercase) environment variables. However, I am not behind a proxy server. For example, I run env | grep -i ...
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Upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04 bug work arround

Ubuntu 16.04 could not be upgraded to 18.04 due to ppa conflict. I have submitted the this issue. The comment about this bug is not sufficient to solve this issue, simply, because I could not able to ...
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Add PPA to local repository

I am using apt-mirror to maintain a local repository from which my Ubuntu servers update. I need to add 2 PPA’s to my local repository. Normally in /etc/apt/mirror.list I would use this syntax: deb-...
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sudo apt-get upgrade error 404 [duplicate]

I'm getting this error on running command $ sudo apt-get update Ign:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/lubuntu-desktop/ppa/ubuntu bionic InRelease Hit:2 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic ...
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How to install gnome 3.29.92 or 3.30 in Ubuntu 18.04?

Is it possible to install gnome 3.29.92 or 3.30 in ubuntu 18.04? Is there a PPA available? Update: https://mail.gnome.org/archives/devel-announce-list/2018-September/msg00003.html
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PPAs for updated bash and zsh shells

I would like to use newer versions of bash and zsh. I've searched google for: site:launchpad.net bash "ppa" I've also searched at: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+ppas?name_filter=bash Doing the ...
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Unable to add ppa repository [duplicate]

When I am trying sudo add-apt-repository --yes ppa:persepolis/ppa its showing Hit:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/persepolis/ppa/ubuntu bionic InRelease Get:2 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu ...
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How to package for multiple Ubuntu versions with different package dependencies in a single PPA from launchpad? [duplicate]

I have an existing PPA for a Qt-based application that dates back to xenial that I recently updated to support bionic. I did this by just checking in all the changes required for bionic (in ...
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Applications downloaded from the Internet

Is there any way when installing an application from the internet to automatically add the repository on the software manager so it can auto update and also see what's installed on my system? Because ...
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Failed to download repository information(ubuntu 18.04 LTS bionic beaver)

am a newbie to ubuntu OS.The prob is,when i run sudo apt-get update, i get the folowing code. And at the alternate, i've tried to update through software update app, it says "Failed to download the ...
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How to install packages when dependency is already installed from PPA?

I'm trying to install libgdal-dev: sudo apt-get install libgdal-dev But it has unmet dependencies: Depends: libpng-dev Which itself cannot be installed because: libpng12-dev : Depends: libpng12-0 (...
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Problem installing OBS Studio on Ubuntu 18.04.1 [duplicate]

I need to install OBS Studio in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS, but I have a problem in while updating: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:obsproject/obs-studio [sudo] contraseña para leonet: Latest stable release ...
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Realtek rtl8723be giving very low signal in Ubuntu 18.04

I am using HP 15-ac173TU with a wireless chipcard from Realtek, rtl8723be. I was using Ubuntu 16.04 before and also encountered this problem and solved it using this answer. Now when I have cleaned ...
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Way to clean repositories [duplicate]

i have upgraded from 16.04 to 18.04 recently. The system before was a 14.04. Now im doing some cleaning as i have the "new OS". One thing im facing is that there are some repositories ive been adding ...
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How can I fix a 404 Error using sudo apt-get update? [duplicate]

In my PC i'm using ubuntu 14.04. Whenever I use sudo apt-get update, this error is shown: I tried many ways, The software sources section is not displaying on my system settings to solve this error. ...
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Can't build PPA, flake8 fails

When building my package I get this error. make[1]: Leaving directory '/<<PKGBUILDDIR>>' dh_auto_test make -j1 check make[1]: Entering directory flake8 libinput-gestures ...
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16.04 install yuview issue

I had install YUView before on this computer with same Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial. But after some problem done and a loop boot, I was forced to reinstall Ubuntu 16.04 and lost applications installed. YUView ...
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Problem with installing LibrePlan

I am trying to install LibrePlan on Ubuntu 18.04, the instructions say that I should run sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreplan/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install libreplan But on the ...
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How can I remove python 3.6 installed from deadsnakes PPA after upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04?

On Ubuntu 16.04 I installed Python 3.6 from the deadsnakes PPA. Now I upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 which builds on top of Python 3.6 but instead of removing the old version of Python 3.6 it kept the ...
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ReplicatorG Installation on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

I have used ReplicatorG http://replicat.org/installation-linux to generate 3D printing files for a number of years. I have had to upgrade to 18.04 to support my Ryzen hardware, as this old code/ PPA ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 pypy3 package [duplicate]

I tried installing pypy3 after installing pypy through the regular Ubuntu 18.04 repo: E: Unable to locate package pypy3 Okay, so it's not available in the regular repos. I added the official PyPy ...
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impossible to remove a ppa

I just upgraded to xubuntu 18.04 LTS from 16.04, and I have an issue while trying to remove old obsolete PPAs : nicolas@nicolas-UX530UX:~$ sudo ls /etc/apt/sources.list.d deadsnakes-ubuntu-ppa-...
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Create snap of .deb plus ppa dependencies?

I have a proprietary program that runs on 16.04 with an additional ppa for qt5.6. It is the only app that holds me back from updating to 18.04, so my idea was to create a snap package including the ....
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Same package from 2 different PPA in sources.list.d; how to force the install from one specific PPA? [duplicate]

The issue: Let say I have a PPA for a software (i.e. Blender for example; http://ppa.launchpad.net/thomas-schiex/blender/ubuntu ) that contains for some reasons, a Python3.6 version. What I want to ...
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Unable to install qt511-meta-full from PPA:beineri on Ubuntu 16.04: qt511doc package does not exist

After adding this PPA for Ubuntu Xenial (16.04) to install qt5.11: https://launchpad.net/~beineri/+archive/ubuntu/opt-qt-5.11.0-xenial and updating with apt-get, I encountered this issue while trying ...
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Bionic Default Repositories do not have release file - sudo apt-get update not working [closed]

I am facing an issue with apt : sudo apt-get update won't successfully complete on my Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop. First I'd like to specify that the subject Xenial repository does not have a release file ...
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How to try out Thunderbird 60?

What is the recommended way of trying out the new Thunderbird 60 release on Ubuntu 18.04? I see several options: simply download the prebuilt package from https://www.thunderbird.net/. Will it use my ...
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update problem in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

When I run sudo apt-get update I get the following output. As you can see that there are error messages at the end 'configured multiple times'. How do I solve it. I am using Ubuntu 18.04.1 Hit:1 http:...
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Unable to locate package phpmyadmin on Ubuntu Server 18.04

Whenever I try to install phpmyadmin on my ubuntu server 18.04 I get the following errors sudo apt install phpmyadmin php-mbstring php-gettext Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Problem trying add PPA's on ubuntu 18.04

i am trying to add PPA's to my new installation of Ubuntu 18.04 but i am having a lot of problems. For all the PPA's that i try to add i have the same problems but i'll give you an example trying to ...
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Cannot install cairo-dock because “The repository does not have a Release file” on 18.04 [duplicate]

I get an error when trying to install the cairo dock on a fresh installation of bionic : The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/cairo-dock-team/ppa/ubuntu bionic Release' does not have a Release ...
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Is it possible to create a binary-only package?

I developed a program with the Unity game engine and I now want to add it to my PPA. Unity has a complex build process that only runs in the GUI editor, which is not compatible with the debuild ...
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How do I install fontforge on Kubuntu 18.04?

Very straightforward question. When I try and run the PPAs it tells me that there is no release and it won't do it for security reasons. Does it not exist? When I go to their website, they offer the ...
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How to downgrade all installed packages from LP-PPA-ubuntu-toolchain-r-test

I am not able to upgrade Ubuntu 16.04 to 17.10 due to issues with packages which I installed from LP-PPA-ubuntu-toolchain-r-test. These packages are numerous... Is there a way (using some tool or ...
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install error of massif-visualizer on 14.04 [duplicate]

I tried to install massif-visualizer. After adding the kubuntu-ppa/backports PPA and running apt-get update, apt-get install massif-visualizer still gives me an error: E: Unable to locate package ...
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Repository can not be authenticated

I was following this thread to install wine, but after I added the suggested repository and reloaded the sources list the following error message appeared: W:The repository 'http://extras.ubuntu.com/...
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Why do I get these differences on ppa vs snap Communitheme Ubuntu 18.04?

I installed Communitheme time ago by the ppa using these commands. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:communitheme/ppa sudo apt install ubuntu-communitheme-session And everything worked fine, I just had ...
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Cannot install tuxboot - repository does not have a Release file? [duplicate]

Trying to install tuxboot using Ubuntu PPA (Ubuntu 18.04), like so: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:thomas.tsai/ubuntu-tuxboot but I get Err:8 http://ppa.launchpad.net/thomas.tsai/ubuntu-tuxboot/...
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Printer HP laserjet pro M15a doesn't work on 18.04

I'm trying to get my printer to work on 18.04LTS. I have both an old laserjet 1018 and a new laserjet pro M15a. Neither are working, the 1018 was working under 12.04TLS. The printers are recognised ...
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Repository Security Problems [duplicate]

I am having problems with a couple repositories that are preventing me from doing updates and upgrades. When I do sudo apt-get update I get the following: $ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for ...