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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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How Ubuntu prioritize repositories?

What is the philosophy behind of prioritization of repositories when Ubuntu try to install or update an app? For example I have added "universe" repository and then I added the Inkscape Stable PPA, ...
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Malformed entry 5 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/additional-repositories.list (Suite) [duplicate]

I was trying to get wireless network drivers for my PC only to find out that it does not have a wireless adapter. I was also trying to update my winehq which was also giving me a problem. I tried ...
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Error when updating applications [duplicate]

I got these error messages when trying to update software, E: The repository "http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu CODENAME Release" does not have a Release file. W: Upgrading from this repository can ...
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I'm using ubuntu 19.04 but I want to install PPA and repositories from Ubuntu Bionic [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 19.04 but I want to install PPA and repositories from Ubuntu Bionic. How would I do this? I'd preferably want to do it from the terminal. (Btw this isn't a bug i just want to use ppa ...
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Adding new key still throws error how to remove sub apt-key

Installing the yarn package manager from its instruction I did add its key and some weeks ago the key was expired. so I did the apt-key add again. but still on sudo apt update I get the warning: W: ...
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Ubunti 18.10 Synaptic: can't access repository list

Immediately after upgrading to Ubuntu 18.10, Synaptic Package Manager can't access the repository list. When I click on Repositories, I get the message: Repositories changed - The repository ...
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apt-get update unable to access us archive repository

as the title states apt-get update is unable to access us archive repository, previously was not able to install anything from any four of the repositories, but this problem was resolved simply by ...
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Repositories not enabled on fresh boot - is this a problem?

I recently created a 18.04.1 LTS Live USB. After setting it up, I noticed several repositories, including universe, were not enabled as they should be. I am aware that this is a known bug for 18.04.1 ...
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Error updating aptly mirror Ubuntu 18.04

I'm creating an Ubuntu 18.04 repository and I encountered this error while updating the aptly mirror. Downloading & parsing package files... Downloading http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/...
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Failed Ubuntu package download

I have a problem downloading packages with ubuntu server 18.04. I have had it working before. However, I have reinstalled the operating system and can no longer remember how I fixed it last time. I ...
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Cannot upgrade Ubuntu 17.04 to 18.08 [duplicate]

After trying to upgrade from 17.04 to 18.0 this message appears: E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/jonathonf/vlc/ubuntu zesty Release' does not have a Release file. W: Updating from such a ...
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I can't add unauthorized repositories [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS I tried to install tomahawk media play but when I try to add repository with: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tomahawk/ppa I get this error message: E: The repository 'http:...
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Update manager displays error message when trying to update [duplicate]

When trying to update using Update Manager I get the following message: "The repository 'http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/strycore/xUbuntu_ ./ Release' does not have a Release file....
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Openstack and nova.cloud repository

I'm playing around with some Openstack KVM nodes. The provider has 18.0.4.1 LTS images, so that's what I'm using. However, I noticed there was a significantly reduced number of packages available. ...
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Cannot install newer version of FreeCAD from PPA

I'm trying to install FreeCAD on my computer (running 18.10), and am running into a bit of trouble with the installation. I would like to use the latest stable release from ppa:freecad-maintainers/...
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Help with updating [duplicate]

Whenever I sudo apt-get update I keep getting this error for some reason I am sure I am just overthinking what the issue is if someone could help me out I would greatly appreciate it. The repository '...
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Kubernetes installation failing - Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to install Kubernetes (kubectl) on Ubuntu 16.04 (x64) by following the instructions here. I am behind some proxy at work and I am sure that is the reason for the failure. I know there are ...
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How does updates work with programs installed from .deb file [duplicate]

I'm having some difficulties exactly understanding how the the whole update thing work in Ubuntu and good practice for installing software. I understand I have a /etc/apt/sources.list file where all ...
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Backup ubuntu local repo

I created a partial local mirror of ubuntu repos. I want to create a backup. I searched on the net and there were tutorials using 'debpartial' but it is not available in ubuntu repos now. I tried ...
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Problem when adding a repository

I am trying to add a repository that I know exists, since from a PC other than mine I have achieved it. The problem that jumps to me when trying to install the repository is the following: N: You can ...
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Where, and how, do I install multiple packages stored in a local directory? [duplicate]

I've found several posts about mass installing Linux packages with one command here, here, and here. Here's my situation. I'm in a 3rd-world country right now with limited internet access. I want to ...
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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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Software from Universe Repository, the same security level as Main?

My question is how secure is the Universe Repository? From the technical point of view only limited amount of people do supervise certain programs in this Repository. How can I be sure that this is ...
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Keep deb updated using repository

I'm using Materia GTK theme in ubuntu 18.04. It's in the repos but it's an older version. I'm trying to keep it updated (when I update my system, just like Spotify .deb does). So I've tried to use the ...
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How can I maintain my local repository with old kernel

I want to maintain my local repo with old kernel since I have kernel restriction. I know this leave my security vulnerable but its a requirement. Please let me know how can I have my repo setup. ...
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Setup ubuntu 18.04 repository on hard drive

I have installed xubuntu 18.04 in my laptop. I have copied the repositories of ubuntu 18.04 on my laptop's hard drive. How can I set my ubuntu system to access this repository on my hard drive? How ...
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Unattended upgrade Ubuntu official package that depended by internal repository Debian package

I have two repository in my software source list, one is Ubuntu Official repository and another one is my lab repository for personal Debian package that create by my own. Requirements: Upgrade ...
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Merging Repositories

So that I can supply our offline servers (Ubuntu 16-18) with software, I run a virtual machine which mirrored http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ . With the available packages I can always manage. Now ...
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Ubuntu gives error while update

When I try to update using apt-get update give above error. I don't what causes this error, do you have any idea how can I fix this ? W: GPG error: http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:...
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Added GNOME PPAs but not receiving the update?

I've added them both via sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-staging sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 and updated the repositories and then after ran a dist-upgrade but ...
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fail to install wine-staging on Ubuntu 18.10

Here is what the developer of WINE says: We are in the process of changing WineHQ builds from a private build system to the OBS. Current packages for Cosmic are available on the OBS at https://...
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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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Repository list after upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04 to 18.10

All my repository list is unchecked after upgrading. Is it safe to check them again so I can use the same or I have to remove them and add them again? Also I don't know which to keep or remove.
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flatpak commands does not run on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

When I try to install Gradio v7.1 via Flatpak, I get this error: error: While opening repository /var/lib/flatpak/repo: opendir(objects): No such file or directory Although I've installed Flatpak ...
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Mirror subset of repository for amd64 Xenial 16.04 only *without* Ubuntu host

I am trying to keep an offline machine (16.04 amd64 laptop) up to date by mirroring the Ubuntu software repositories. Unfortunately, I have a number of constraints beyond my control: Host machine (...
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Error: “Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/bionic-security/main/binary-armhf/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.26 80]”

Here is my sudo apt update: Hit:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/graphics-drivers/ppa/ubuntu bionic InRelease Hit:2 http://repo.steampowered.com/steam precise InRelease ...
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Update/Install errors

I'm running Xubuntu on a USB (the version where everytime it loads it asks if I want to install it or try before installing, persistent live?) and I seem to get stuck in a cycle of sudo apt-get ...
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Why do I need to enable `universe` repo in 18.04 - isn't it default enabled?

Are these repositories enabled by default in Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver? It appears so... Main, Restricted, Universe, and Multiverse... Another procedure lists this as a step sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Can not remove apt repository for java8

I get the following error in apt update. Get:3 http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/java/ubuntu trusty InRelease [15.5 kB] ...
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How do I find additional free repositories for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I'm new to Linux. I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and I want to find additional open source free software packages available for installation. I tried to add other software sources to the Ubuntu ...
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why does apt not respond to the --allow-unauthenticated flag anymore?

I have a local apt repository on an offline server that I use to update build clients. I create the Packages.gz file as in https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Repositories/Personal. On the client, apt ...
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How can I list all packages which version is newer than official repositories'?

Some PPAs like the defunct getdeb or nilarimogard (or even proposed) may bring a lot of specific versions when one recklessly runs an update/upgrade with those activated. Thus, removing the PPA or ...
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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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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 ...