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Questions tagged [repository]

Questions about managing/using repositories in general and about selecting Ubuntu repositories in particular. Most of the latter questions could be added under the "ppa" and "apt-get" tags as well.

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Can't update from local, insecure repository

I'm trying to update a fresh 18.04 install from a local, insecure (no SSL inside corp network) repository hosted in artifactory. Usually I'd do: sudo apt-get --allow-unauthenticated update but this ...
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Ubuntu can't locate module-assistant

So, I insert this code into ubuntu, $ sudo apt-get install -y build-essential linux-headers-`uname -r` dkms module-assistant And it displays the error E: Unable to locate package module-assistant ...
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What's Happened to Getdeb? [duplicate]

Can anyone tell me what's happened to the GetDeb website and repository? Is it just a temporary problem or has been turned off permanently?
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Changing repositories! [duplicate]

i'm new to Ubuntu 16.04, i previously used Ubuntu 10.04,so the problem is with the repositories, http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu is the repository. How can I change it to archive ubuntu please ...
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Graphics-drivers ppa doesn't work (not signed)

I added this repository using add-apt-repository. It said that no public gpg key found, but it didn't fail. And when I try to do sudo apt update, it says that the repository is not signed. Trying to ...
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How to update Dell repositories after upgrading XPS 13 to Ubuntu 18.04

I have just updated my Dell XPS 13 (9360) to Ubuntu 18.04. It came pre-installed with Ubuntu 16.04. The upgrade has worked fine. However, during the upgrade process the installer disabled the dell ...
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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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What is the difference between php and php7.2 packages?

Shall I install both of them and both of its modules? apt-cache depends php php Depends: php7.2 And there is two packages for php cli: apt-cache policy php7.2-cli php7.2-cli: Installed: (none) ...
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update repository failed 16.04

when i use software updater to update my os(ubuntu 16.04),the below error will display The tool return notice: :Failed to download repository information :Check your internet connection But the ...
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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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How do I set up the sources.list to select kernel packages from a local repository? [duplicate]

I am creating a local repository which will contain all the debians (debs) for Ubuntu. It will also contain kernel debians for 2 different branches like say 1.1 and 2.1 I have created a single empty ...
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Cannot update Ubuntu 16.04 on WSL

I cannot update ubuntu 16.04 on the WSL (sudo apt update). I have tried pinging the servers, I'm getting a response but cannot update the repositories. root@DESKTOP-VFH426K:~# apt update Ign:1 http://...
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how do i install steamOS correctly and apt-repository help

Hi there my name is Lucy. I love video games. Ive been a PC gamer my whole life. 2 years ago I spent about $1200 on my new rig. I love it. I play games on the highest quality with a smooth 60 fps. I ...
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How to mount ftp mounted .iso file to ubuntu

In my windows, I have created a folder. I have mounted that folder using curlftps. It was successful. there's .iso file (centos.iso) in that folder.then I tried to mount that iso image to my linux ...
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Failed to download repository information from lynis and dell

Why does this appear? I hadn't had this problem on 16.04, now on 18.04 I have it. If I dosable it since there is no release file, how will I find out when they publish a release file? E:The ...
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How Debian developers update their packages list? [closed]

As a beginner Linux user, I was wondering how Debian developers update their entire packages list, because it has tons of packages. Do they get a pre-compiled package from the original developer and ...
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How do I connect to download sites after APT damage?

I saw so much news from Ubuntu about snaps that I thought it was time I learnt more. So I found the tutorial on the website : https://tutorials.ubuntu.com/tutorial/basic-snap-usage#1 I am a retired ...
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Install app from the repository of a different version

Need mlterm 3.8.4-1 installed on a Lubuntu 16.04, which can only see version 3.5.0-1 of mlterm from the repository of Xenial Xerux. Is there any way to (say) target the repository of Bionic Beaver ...
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Installing node JS: Downloading and setting up the APT repository add the PGP key to the system’s APT keychain, [duplicate]

I have problems when running this command: $ curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_6.x | sudo -E bash - I always get these errors: E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/vajdics/netbeans-...
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Replacing Endless OS with Ubuntu 16 fails

I bought an Acer laptop A315-51-30QJ with Endless OS. I give it a try but didn't like it. I decided to change it for Ubuntu 16.04.5. I think I ve choosen disable secure boot for installing Third party....
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Solutions for risks when using external repository

This is a list of risks when using external repositories I found. Quality: Conflict between packages from external repositories and stable packages in system. Conflict between external repositories ...
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Create offline repository with apt-mirror

I'm trying to create an offline repository for ubuntu version 16.04. I found instructions for this in multiple places, but much of it is dated, and none fully worked for me. Here is what I've done ...
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How to install BareOS on Ubuntu?

Many repository directories are organized as dists, pool etc. And anyone can simply edit sources.list file in order to add new repo. I need to add an extraordinarily structured repo like this. How ...
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Canonical & Dell APT repository for Ubuntu 18.04

I have recently updated from 16.04 to 18.04 and I wonder whether there will be new apt repositories for Ubuntu 18.04? Because the old apt repositories for xenial were deactivated whilst the update as ...
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How to prevent Ubuntu from deactivating “Other software” repository after upgrade?

After every Ubuntu upgrade I have to reactivate Google Chrome's repository (among others). I'm looking for a way to prevent automatic deactivation of specific repositories. Any thoughts?
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How to make a common mirror for Ubuntu and Mint Linux?

The mirror for Ubuntu repositories is created using this link: https://blog.programster.org/set-up-a-local-ubuntu-mirror-with-apt-mirror and the mirror for Mint repositories is created using this ...
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Unsigned repositories after running apt-get update (16.04)

Running apt-get update today refuses to update repositories as it doesn't think they are signed. At first it just gave the At least one invalid signature was encountered error for all repositories, ...
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Unable to add apt-repository in Ubuntu-18.04

I access internet from the college proxy server. So, when I add an apt-repository as sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8, I get an error saying Cannot add PPA: 'ppa:~nilarimogard/ubuntu/...
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Packages from repositories which has been disabled

I just realized that in Ubuntu, if I remove (="disable") a repository, its installed packages remain installed! For example sudo add-apt-repository --remove multiverse. The status of this "stray" ...
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Do I need to change a command which adds a repository for xenial in Ubuntu 18.04?

I am following https://docs.mongodb.com/manual/tutorial/install-mongodb-on-ubuntu/#install-mongodb-community-edition to install mongodb on Lubuntu 18.04 sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver....
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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 would a new repository automatically install packages?

Is there a situation where a newly-added repository would need to install "dependency" packages before being asked to install anything new? I just came across the following situation: While my ...
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Why is apt update complaining about a repository that isn't in sources.list not having a Release file? [duplicate]

When I run sudo apt update, I get this: E: The repository 'http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu bionic-getdeb Release' does not have a Release file. N: Updating from such a repository can't be done ...
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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 ...
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Build local repo for ubuntu 16.04 and above [duplicate]

I want to build a local repo for Ubuntu 16.04 with apt-mirror tool. Can I configure it on Ubuntu 18 or do I need the same version of Ubuntu? Thanks
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Please help me to get out of this problem [duplicate]

Err:17 http://ppa.launchpad.net/neizod/ppa/ubuntu xenial Release 404 Not Found Reading package lists... Done E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/neizod/ppa/ubuntu xenial Release' does not ...
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Repository not upgraded and signatures could not be verified because the public key is not available

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 version. Whenever I try to use apt-get update, I am constantly getting the following errors: W: An error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not ...
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APT: Partial Package Mirror

I previously asked a question about installing updates on Ubuntu systems on an isolated IP network. My goal is the same, although I am now using Ubuntu 18.04. After asking that question, I had ...
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apt-mirror: can't create /media/ubunturepro/mirror directory at /usr/bin/apt-mirror line 342 onto SMB-Share NAS

I want to provide a repository for my LTS 16.04 Clients. They are i386 and amd64, the upgrade to LTS 18.04 is planned. When I started apt-mirror with sudo apt-mirror this error appears : apt-mirror: ...
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How can create a local repository for an Ubuntu package that will work with the by-hash feature?

I am trying to create a sample repo, which includes a deb file under it. I used dpkg-scanpackages to create the repo and apt-ftparchive to create the Release file for it When I try to configure this ...
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Canonical ubuntu repository

Am using canonical landscape server for my internal Ubuntu servers. the landscape host my repository. is it possible to add extra repository like webmin or gem ?
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kolab gives error durring installation guide

I am trying to install kolab onto my ubuntu 16.04 but with the guide found here but i get an error on the step of doing the apt-get update thinking it is nothing major but as i went on to try the ...
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Does installing from source stop apt-get updates?

The current version of Apache for Ubuntu 18.0.4 is Apache 2.4.29 which is vulnerable to CVE-2018-1302. And since we are doing this under a PCI site, I need to get the vulnerability fixed ASAP. I am ...
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APT Repo - same package for multiple/all codenames

I need to create a .deb package and use reprepro to create the repository. I am managing a large group of Ubuntu desktops with diferent Ubuntu versions. I don't specify the codename on my /DEBIAN/conf ...
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have to fix waiting for headers problem every time I restart

I have problem with sudo apt update and whenever I fix it using "finding the best server" it goes fine. but after each system reset I have to do the same over and over ... and every time it takes ...
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Softwares and Updates: I changed the server, it's not working and I can't install updates anymore

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04, and tried the "select best server" option. As a result, the server is apparently not trusted, and I can't install any packages anymore. I tried reverting to the ...
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How do I download a package from a specific repository?

I want to download the nightly builds of vlc from here. I tried sudo add-apt-repository ppa:videolan/master-daily sudo apt-get update and then when I try agnishom@agnishomPC ~ $ apt-cache show ...
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Does Snap package supports private repository?

https://docs.snapcraft.io/build-snaps/ci-integration As documented here i am a game developer and have created a game on Unreal Engine and i have put my game package on git in a private repository ...
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typo while installing wine [duplicate]

I was trying to install wine on my desktop install of 18.04 bionic and the website was formatted in a way I couldn’t highlight the commands so I started typing them on my tiny keyboard, with no ...