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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 can I remove a prefix from {latest-tag} in a Launchpad recipe?

I have a Launchpad recipe that looks like this: # git-build-recipe format 0.4 deb-version {latest-tag}-0~{time}~rev{revno}~pkg{revno:packaging} lp:kvantum master nest packaging lp:~krisives/kvantum/+...
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Error while installing Winehq

When I use sudo apt-add-repository https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ to add winehq this shows up E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-wine/ppa/ubuntu bionic Release' does not ...
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AppImage vs ppa : advantages and disadvantages & Security

I'm asking about installing packages using AppImage, is it safe ? what about our classic method ppa was it safe and what are the differences between them mainly in the security side ?
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Ubuntu 14.04 Try to “sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/ppa” failed

I try to add ppa for install Ubuntu Tweak, but I can't do this. Terminal print: Cannot add PPA: 'ppa:tualatrix/ppa'. Please check that the PPA name or format is correct. Then how install Ubuntu Tweak? ...
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Manually installed go, auto-update in conflict

I have this version of go installed: $ go version go version go1.10.3 linux/amd64 My sources list contains: $ cat /etc/apt/sources.list.d/gophers-ubuntu-archive-bionic.list deb http://ppa.launchpad....
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OpenCL and DXVK. AMDGPU from AMD and PPA AMDGPU, both installed. Did I make a mess?

So, I'm trying out Ubuuntu MATE in a new PC. Ryzen 5 1600 and Radeon RX 560. I've installed AMD's driver (not the pro) with the opencl=legacy option, the first thing I wanted was to use OpenCL with ...
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Unable to install Lyx via ppa [duplicate]

I am trying to install Lyx via ppa in Ubuntu 18.04. I tried following the instructions here and added the ppa. It is giving the following error message: arpan@arpan-laptop:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Is it possible to get EmulationStation as a Snap package?

Development of EmulationStation seems to have stopped, and I can't get it to install on Ubuntu 18.04. There is a LaunchPad PPA, and on the site it has this message: EmulationStation upstream is ...
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opengl development packages are 404 on ubuntu 18? driving me insane

Initial problem: I need to compile an OpenGL program... which returns the error: gl.c:5:10: fatal error: GL/glut.h: No such file or directory #include ^~~~~~~~~~~ compilation terminated. ...
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Must apt-get install software-properties-common precede ppa:X?

This is how I currently install some basic software in my Ubuntu 18.04 server environment. I am afraid I might have some redundancy here: apt-get update -y apt-get install software-properties-common ...
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PPA Error when install TLP on Ubuntu 18.10 [duplicate]

When I followed the Installation docs, and get this error: Get:9 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu cosmic-security InRelease [83.2 kB] Err:10 http://ppa.launchpad.net/linrunner/tlp/ubuntu cosmic ...
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How to update Google Chrome 70 after change in 'Origin' value?

I have Google Chrome Version 70.0.3538.77 (Official Build) (64-bit). Today, after running sudo apt update and sudo apt full-upgrade, I saw: E: Repository 'http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb ...
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Issue installing git: “E: Type 'Executing:' is not known on line 1 in source list”

# sudo add-apt-repository ppa:git-core/ppa # apt update; apt install git The most current stable version of Git for Ubuntu. For release candidates, go to https://launchpad.net/~git-core/+archive/...
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Why does APT consider a self-compiled version of a PPA package to be older than the downloaded PPA binaries?

I've been rolling my own versions of the mesa package, from a PPA that features Git versions for Cosmic, primarily because I have a need for the as-yet unmerged VK_EXT_transform_feedback support for ...
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sudo: unable to execute /usr/bin/add-apt-repository: No such file or directory

Getting sudo: unable to execute /usr/bin/add-apt-repository: No such file or directory error while adding repository:- sudo add-apt-repository ppa:neovim-ppa/unstable /usr/bin/add-apt-repository ...
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Installing newest PPA driver for Nvidia (410) leads to black screen

So after some trial and error I settled on installing the nvidia drivers via the ppa: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa sudo apt update sudo apt install nvidia-driver-410 410 is the ...
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Rollback Python on Ubuntu 14.04

Okay let's start. The default Python version in Ubuntu 14.04 is 2.7.6 I upgraded it by using this: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jonathonf/python-2.7. This was bad idea and now i have to rollback to ...
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Possible to install 16.04's package `libopencv-core2.4v5` on 14.04? Any PPA?

My project started on Ubuntu 14.04. As 14.04's support will be discontinued soon, we are migrating our system to 16.04 (and then to 18.04). Our entire code base is built on Ubuntu 14.04 and the ...
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Why is ubuntu 18.04.1 now more aggressively deleting packages?

Please bear with me, folks, as I am having a bit of difficulty explaining my issue. (And thus also searching for known solutions.) Observed behavior: After a do-release-upgrade from ubuntu16 to 18.04....
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How to disable third party repositories in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

I want to install the latest updates of Ubuntu in my laptop, but while clicking on show updates... It is throwing a The package system is broken error, and it is asking me to disable the third party ...
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Nvidia driver 410 listed by ppa and ubuntu-drivers but does not seem to be installable via apt

I have a GTX 660M and Ubuntu 18.04 64-bit. According to the official website, the latest graphics driver for this card is version 410.66. The graphics-drivers PPA says Current long-lived branch ...
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How to update from webupd8 team PPA (Oracle JDK 8/9) that got inconsistent with its GPG key?

A few days ago, I started getting the following error when performing apt-get update: E: Repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/java/ubuntu bionic InRelease' changed its 'Label' value from ...
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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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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 ...