Questions tagged [ppa]

Questions about adding or managing PPAs (Personal Package Archives) should use this tag. PPAs are personal package archives that allow 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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add all ppas then update or one by one ppa-update?

quick question, I'm wondering if it's better to add all ppas first then do 1 update or should I add each ppa one by one and update each time?
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How can I fix "Unable to locate package libvtk5-qt4-dev" on Ubuntu 20.04

I had a similar issue with qt so did this and it worked: https://askubuntu.com/a/1274166/806813 But for this one, I could only find: http://neuro.debian.net/install_pkg.html?p=libvtk5-qt4-dev I get ...
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how to fix E: The repositorh '...' does not have a Release file [duplicate]

I was following a tutorial to uninstall ubuntu and re install windows. I just downloaded the OS yesterday but it's too complicated. Here is the code: Hit:1 https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu ...
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is Firefox .deb package in ubuntu 22.04 in beta?

i have replaced firefox snap package by .deb one in ubuntu 22.04. i am using this repository for firefox .deb package: ppa:mozillateam/ppa two days ago it gets update to version 100. but in windows 11,...
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How can I install bomi media player in Ubuntu 22.04?

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nemonein/bomi sudo apt-get install bomi is not working. error: E: The repository 'https://ppa.launchpadcontent.net/nemonein/bomi/ubuntu jammy Release' does not have a ...
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Unable to remove a ppa, which doesn't support my Ubuntu's version. ppa-purge isn't working too

I added a flatpak ppa repository which doesn't supports my ubuntu's version (21.10). How to delete it from my system? ppa-purge is also not working in this case: $ sudo ppa-purge ppa:flatpak/stable [...
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Does sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:whatever/ppa really only remove the ppa but leave installed software as it is?

I added a private repository a couple of months ago and installed the package accordingly. Now I get the information that a new version of that package is available. But I do not want to perform the ...
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`apt-get intall` from ppa repository fails with error

When I try to install packages from PPA in docker build, I'm getting the following error. Get:25 http://ppa.launchpad.net/git-core/ppa/ubuntu focal/main amd64 git amd64 1:2.35.1-0ppa1~ubuntu20.04.1 [...
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Where are all ppa repositories, apps, and xfce settings saved

I need to reinstall xubuntu 20.04 and I had already configured my desktop, panels and all my settings and things like that and installed a lot of apps from snap flatpak and apt/apt-get where would ...
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how do I fix this error? [duplicate]

dion@dion-Lenovo-ideapad-330S-15IKB:~$ apt install update N: Ignoring file 'some-ppa.list.save.1' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension N: Ignoring file 'some-...
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Installing python: who is deadsnakes and why should I trust them?

I want to install Python 3.9 on my Ubuntu 20.04, and all tutorials I can find include a step as follows: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:deadsnakes/ppa I am concerned about security. I've looked into ...
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Should I add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/apache2 when I add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php, as advised?

I am upgrading an Ubuntu 18.04 LTS server to PHP 7.4 because PHP 7.2 is no longer supported. Other public questions have directed me to add sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php, such as How to ...
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PPA GPG key from bash script

Let's suppose that I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 21.10 and that I want to add my preferred PPAs from Launchpad. I know that I can use the add-apt-repository, but it does not currently add the PPA ...
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Is it required to remove all ppas for distro upgrades? [duplicate]

I want to upgrade my Kubuntu install to Kubuntu 22.04 LTS as soon as it's released. As a general approach (not only for the transition to 22.04): is it required to remove all ppas before upgrading? If ...
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Ubuntu Broken After Deleting ./cache Folder [duplicate]

Unable to update or manually install package Here are the logs: root@vn16:/# sudo apt --fix-missing update Hit:1 http://fi.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal InRelease Hit:2 https://download.mono-project....
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sudo apt update - 404 Not Found [IP: 138.199.37.226 443] [duplicate]

I get the below error after I run sudo apt update How can I fix this? Hit:1 http://mirror.hetzner.de/ubuntu/packages focal InRelease Hit:2 http://mirror.hetzner.de/ubuntu/packages focal-updates ...
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How to install python module in ppa

I have got this error from launchpad: cp __targets_dynlib/anonpy.so /usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/ cp: cannot create regular file '/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/anonpy.so': Permission denied How do ...
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Error when I'm updating [duplicate]

I have some errors when I'm running sudo apt update This is what it says: Hit:2 http://my.mirrors.thegigabit.com/ubuntu focal-updates InRelease Hit:3 https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu ...
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Cannot import GPG keys via apt-key

I'm trying to install mono on my Ubuntu 20.04 server. I followed the official install instructions on: https://www.mono-project.com/download/stable/ When executing: sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://...
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Is adding a PPA safe? [duplicate]

Are all PPAs safe? From where do I know which PPA refers to which packages? Can adding a PPA cause any harm? Or is it that the package when downloaded will cause harm? In particular is it safe to add ...
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How do I solve this repository problem "... does not have a Release file"? [duplicate]

repository does not have release files sudo apt-get update Ign:1 https://download.rethinkdb.com/repository/ubuntu-impish impish InRelease Err:2 https://download.rethinkdb.com/repository/ubuntu-impish ...
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Update Firefox Developer edition

It seems the ppa for Firefox Developer Edition (formally aurora) is no longer active. I have installed Firefox Developer Edition from Firefox's website and installed it in /opt/firefox. Now it is ...
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I have been trying to remove ppa.launchpad.net/micahflee/ppa/ubuntu impish release without a release file [duplicate]

As above I have tried to update and received: 404 Not Found [IP: 2001:67c:1560:8008::19 80] Reading package lists... Done E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/micahflee/ppa/ubuntu impish ...
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Unable to add ondrej repository apt in Ubuntu 20.04

I am unable to add ondrej to my Ubuntu 20.04 installation. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php The above command returns the following error Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/...
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Keeping your emojis up to date in Ubuntu 20.04 - a better way? Some PPA?

I was about to send a message through WhatsApp Web in Firefox, and I wanted to illustrate it with a Saluting Face emoji - 🫡. To my disappointment, this showed as a hex box. It's too recent. I looked ...
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How does appstream work and how to implement it?

I'm maintaining a GUI app and releasing it via a PPA. I already read Metadata quick start for appstream and I think I added it to my project correctly. The point is I don't get how it's working. First ...
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What should I do if a repository has no release file? (Can't install via terminal) [duplicate]

Similar to this question I cannot seem to install anything through terminal as it spits back the error: E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/brackets/ubuntu focal Release' does not ...
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How to permanetly disable automatic package cache update after adding a PPA?

In recent releases of Ubuntu, adding a PPA automatically updates the package cache immediately. Sometimes, I need to add several PPAs (e.g. after a new installation), and would like to manually run ...
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How to notify a PPA owner that their PPA has issues

How can one notify Launchpad a PPA is malformed? Context: I am trying to install the current stable version of dossbox-staging listed at https://launchpad.net/~feignint/+archive/ubuntu/dosbox-staging ...
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uninstall youtube-viewer (ppa)

i installed youtube-viewer as per the documentation: https://github.com/trizen/youtube-viewer sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 now i don't want it, but: removing it as suggested here ...
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Is there a way to save/backup packages previously obtained using apt install from a now dead repository?

A while back I installed a TV server program called Tvheadend using a PPA. The installation instructions and the program were on the site tvheadend.org which now appears to be dead (as of about three ...
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Can Ubuntu Server be suitable for desktop use?

I wish to use a minimal Ubuntu install with the latest stable Pantheon desktop because the performance of Elementary OS 6 is sub par due to the large size of the pre installed flatpak apps. Is Ubuntu ...
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IsADIrectoryError while trying to run apt update [duplicate]

I don't know what's wrong with my packages or ppas but every time I try to run sudo apt update in my zsh terminal, it logs this error: Fetched 222 kB in 1s (155 kB/s) Traceback (most ...
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Unable to connect to ppa.launchpad.net:http: [IP: 91.189.95.85 80]

Running sudo apt update on my Ubuntu 20.04 gives the following error output on all launchpad ppas: Hit:1 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease Hit:2 https://deb.nodesource.com/node_14....
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How to find the installation method for a given command?

I usually install packages using the following methods: From Ubuntu repositories: sudo apt install commandName From a PPA: I have to add the PPA than run: sudo apt install commandName Directly from a ...
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I have no SUDO rights, yet I want to install and run RoR. How can I do it?

When I insert the following command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:aapo-rantalainen/rigsofrods it asks for my password, and then says this, which is like same on every command I issue: Sorry, user mike ...
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Will apt installation of Python 3.10 break the 3.8 version?

Can I install Python 3.10 on Ubuntu 20.04 using apt without worrying that it breaks the Python 3.8? I use Python 3.8 in many projects. I'd run this: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:deadsnakes/ppa sudo apt ...
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Uninstalled nautilus (default file manager) [duplicate]

Before the first coffee of the day sleepy me had the great idea to uninstall nautilus. sudo apt remove nautilus Now I am unable to reinstall it. philipp@X1C:~$ sudo apt install nautilus Reading ...
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My computer won't update because of errors

My computer won't update and instead give me these errors. Please help if you can. My OS is Ubuntu 20.04.3 Focal Fossa Hit:1 http://nz.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal InRelease Hit:2 http://nz....
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Can there be error if I change the list file of ppa and replace codename with focal even if I am on impish

How the question raised in my mind Today I was looking for a new app store to install apps from, I couldn't find any good app store but found an app called "app grid". It was looking ...
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How to use a older version of a package from the same PPA as a dependency while building is Launchpad?

I'm trying to package software for the Cardano blockchain using Launchpad, and so far I have been able to create a PPA with the required libsodium fork. This fork is required to build the Cardano node ...
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PPA: Install old version

I am trying to install package qelectrotech on ubuntu 18.04. After installing I got (old) version 0.5-2. So I added a PPA (sudo add-apt-repository ppa:scorpio/qelectrotech-dev) source to get the ...
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Issue with graphic libgegl library

I use Ubuntu Studio 20.04.03 LTS. I found an issue when I changed from the Snap version of GIMP (2.10.28) to the "official" PPA version of GIMP (2.10.18). The issue is about the graphic ...
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ModuleNotFoundError: No module named 'apt_pkg' trying to install deadsnakes repository

I want to install Python 3.10 on Ubuntu 18.04 (I'm currently on Python 3.8) from the deadsnakes repository with the following set of commands I found on the internet: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:...
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Oracle JDK-1.8 installation issue on Ubuntu-20.04-LTS

With below Dockerfile trying to install Oracle JDK-1.8. But it fails during docker build. # Pull base image. FROM ubuntu:20.04 # Install Oracle JDK 1.8 RUN add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java &...
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Manually Installed and Compiled Package Breaks apt update [duplicate]

I've installed ksuperkey via cloning from git and compiling with make. Now when I run "apt update" it has an error: username@osboxes:~$ sudo apt update Hit:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/...
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Err:10 http://ppa.launchpad.net/wseverin/ppa/ubuntu focal Release when installing linsiid software [duplicate]

I ran the following comand in the jobstep for install the linssid software: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:wseverin/ppa Those are the result: LinSSID is graphically and functionally similar to iwscanner ...
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Identify which user added ppas

I am responsible for a system, which someone else had setup. Sadly we just started documentation after I took the honor. We had an issue with old bionic packages since we dist-upgraded to 20.04 and ...
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The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/danmbox/ppa/ubuntu focal Release' does not have a Release file [duplicate]

I'm under ubuntu 20.04 LTS and I got the below error while I apt-get update my system: E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/danmbox/ppa/ubuntu focal Release' does not have a Release file. I ...
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*Error* for Sudo apt-get update on ubuntu 20.04

I've just recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my PC. When I try to sudo apt-get update in a new terminal, it gives me this error: Hit:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/git-core/ppa/ubuntu trusty InRelease ...
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