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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Ubuntu repository server not getting all packages from mirror server

I have a Ubuntu 18 repository server, the issue is that it does not download all available packages from the mirror server. Explicitly, it downloads about 275 GB, but some packages available on the ...
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fix my apt update 404 ip not found [duplicate]

Can someone explain to me what is happening in this image? I'm relatively new to Ubuntu and I'm unsure how to fix this. None of my repositories are updating anything. I've tried replacing all of the ...
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Are both APT and APT-GET both different repositories? [duplicate]

I always wonder if APT and APT-GET are both different repositories? Are they different repositories?
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unable to run sudo apt-get update [duplicate]

$ sudo apt-get update Hit:1 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease Get:3 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu eoan-security InRelease [97.5 kB] Hit:4 http://...
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Is it safety to erase the /etc/apt/sources.list.d folder files

I'm using Ubuntu Studio 20.04 LTS, upgraded from 18.04, upgrade from 16.04 LTS. Because some problem (not related with this question), I discovered I have a folder called /etc/apt/sources.list.d Where ...
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How to get libdvdread4 in 20.04

I use Ubuntu Studio 20.04 LTS in three PCs: two desktops and one laptop. But, because some reason I don't know, into the Laptop there are not some DVD libraries I have in the desktops. The libraries ...
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When download tor : Tor not installed repository doesnt have a release file [closed]

Tor not installed Repository https://linuxkaliforexample .com doesnt have a release file where do i get repository? I cant go torproject.org please someone give me repository for tor ...
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Cannot connect to repository Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

Freshly installed ubuntu. Did the normal installation and unchecked the third party apps. Now when I try to install apps using the repository or update it I get this error. sudo apt-get update Hit:1 ...
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Updating R 3.5.3 to R 4.0.2 on Ubuntu 18.04

I have been trying to move from this version for a while, however all attempts have failed. The steps I am following: sudo apt-get remove r-base r-base-dev sudo add-apt-repository 'deb https://cloud.r-...
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How do I specify the repository `apt-get` pulls from when installing (e.g. Kdenlive)

I added the "Kdenlive" team PPA to my Ubuntu 18.04 system as described at this link here. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kdenlive/kdenlive-stable sudo apt-get update Then I installed Kdenlive ...
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Docker container with ubuntu 16.04 add-apt-repository using groovy instead of xenial

I have a problem when adding a ppa repository in my docker container. My ubuntu version in the container is 16.04 that supposed to be xenial, but when I added a ppa repository using add-apt-repository ...
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Error Kodi repository [duplicate]

While installing kodi I ran sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa and got this error : The repository 'https://deb.opera.com/opera-stable stable InRelease' is not signed. N: Updating from such a ...
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How to repair a PPA to not get “The repository is not signed.”

I created a PPA for some packages I've written. Then I added its keys in my machine: $ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv 03BBACDA765F39D9A14EEDE4425F3F9343B40373 ... ...
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Software Updater can't check for updates [duplicate]

I'm using an ASUS laptop with Ubuntu 20.04 installed. I want to update the system and some other software. When I opened it, it shows a message that interrupts the check: Failed To Download Repository ...
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How much percentage of non-free softwares do Ubuntu's repositories contain?

Debian's documentation does mention that: Please note that the number of non-free and contrib packages is less than 2% of that of main packages. Debian have three components of repository: main (...
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20.04 software updater failed to download repository information

In Ubuntu 20.04 when I run the Software Updater, I get the this message: Failed to download repository information -- check internet connection When I run sudo apt-get update, this is the result: ...
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LXC container ubuntu 18.04 apt update problem

I use LXC. I have not been able to update for the last 1 week. The errors are as follows: domain name resolution, Ping etc. It works. root@nginx2:~# ping -c 2 google.com PING google.com (172.217.18....
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Add external package installation repo source

I need to add the following repo in ubuntu 16.04: deb http://apt.llvm.org/trusty/ llvm-toolchain-trusty main I attempted to add that repo by typing following command: sudo add-apt-repository "deb ...
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KXStudio Repositories are compatible with Ubuntu Studio?

I use Ubuntu Studio (http://ubuntustudio.org) but I added the KxStudio Repositories (https://kx.studio/Repositories) which are compatible with Ubuntu. Some applications work and install without ...
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Cannot properly install mongod due to GPG error on Ubuntu 20.04

I am attempting to install mongodb on Ubuntu via cli. Upon running sudo apt-get update I am receiving this Hit:1 http://ca.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal InRelease Hit:2 http://security.ubuntu.com/...
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Deb Repository & PPA Package Whitelisting Security [duplicate]

Is it possible, maybe via pinning or other, to restrict which packages a repository can upgrade on a whitelist basis? Example: If I add the docker repo to apt: deb [arch=amd64] https://download....
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Why “repo” package available in Ubuntu 20.04? How can I install it?

I tried to install repo , but apt said that package is not available. I refreshed package lists cache by apt update , but the same message. So, I opened my browser and search Ubuntu repositories for ...
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FINGERPRINT LOCK----fprintd

I have hp probook-4340s with ubuntu 20.04 installed and my laptop has an inbuilt fingerprint scanner. I am trying to add fingerprint lock but focal fossa is unable to access any fingerprint scanner of ...
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How to update only specific part of repository?

Problem: I don't use apt-src and apt-file frequently. But as they are installed, whenever I update repository information with sudo apt update, all repositories including repositories of sources, ...
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Ubuntu repositories having problems?

The Software Updater keeps telling me to "check my network connection" when I check for updates today, Saturday, May 30, 2020. Does anyone know if there are problems with the repository?
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How to install R statistics system and r-cran-tidyverse in Ubuntu 20.04?

I am trying to set up a new Ubuntu 20.04 server (to replace an older 18.04 server) which needs to have the R statistics system and, in particular, the r-cran-tidyverse package installed. I am using ...
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Is the Skype repo dead now (2020-05-24)? [closed]

My sources.list has this: $ cat /etc/apt/sources.list | grep skype deb https://repo.skype.com/deb stable main $ But: $ sudo aptitude update Treffer http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu focal ...
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Can't install libqt4-dev on Focal - “Package not available” despite appearing in launchpad

I'm trying to get Geant4 up and running, and one of the required dependencies is to have libqt4-dev. Despite the fact that it appears in launchpad (link), I keep on getting the following error: ...
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Cannot add APT repository

Hi I tried adding a repository via sudo add-apt-repository ppa:diesch/testing in Ubuntu 18.04. After a long wait, the output is some information about the repo and then the prompt Press [ENTER] to ...
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Unable to install previous versions from Ubuntu updates repository in 18.04 LTS

I have a requirement where I get current Ubuntu packages with security updates available and store them in the file with format =. For Eg : some days back, I got a security update in package named "...
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Failed to download repository information from 18.04 [duplicate]

I am running 18.04LTS and am trying to get my system to download the 20.04 release. Running update-manager with no arguments is failing. It starts downloading the repository information, gets 90% ...
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Install docky in Ubuntu 20.04

I tried to install Docky from the official repositories via apt-get but it couldn't find the packet. So I downloaded the .deb from the web and tried a manual install with gdebi and this was the output:...
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Inkscape 1.0 - when will Ubuntu update [duplicate]

Inkscape 1.0 has been released this week and my question is about will it be updated in the repos of Ubuntu 18/20.04 and at which date? Where can I find information about such issues on the web? (I ...
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The repository http://ppa.launchpad.net/ondrej/mysql-5.6/ubuntu bionic Release does not have a Release file [duplicate]

I am getting this error whenever I try to: sudo apt-get update my-pc@my-pc:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for my-pc: Ign:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/ondrej/mysql-5.6/ubuntu bionic InRelease ...
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Why is the PSPP program not present in the Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa repository?

The program for statistical analysis PSPP is very important for research, i concluded my post-graduation with it, using Ubuntu 19.10, but it's not present in the Ubuntu 20.04 LTS repository, so we can ...
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dolphin emulator (development version)

i'm trying to setup dolphin emulator on ubuntu, as it was working fine on manjaro. the dolphin stable version is working fine but i need the development version for vulkan support i believe. tried ...
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Repository failures

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my laptop. When I tried to update with sudo apt update I got several errors as shown below. <Ign:14 http://br.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates/multiverse amd64 ...
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Skipping acquire of configured file 'main/binary-i386/Packages' as repository 'xx/vscode stable InRelease' doesn't support architecture 'i386'

Getting this error message for vs code while executing sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade Ign:1 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease Hit:2 http://in.archive....
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How i resume ubuntu upgrade after being ended?

i have ubuntu 19.10 and updates are currently installed by doing this: sudo apt update sudo apt dist-upgrade and then i am going to upgrade ubuntu 19.10 to 20.04: sudo do-release-upgrade -d after ...
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I have this problem when i tried to sudo apt update, i cant solve it pls help me!

N: Updating from such a repository can't be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default. N: See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details. E: The repository '...
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Updating From Non-Secure Respository

Recently, I have been getting this error every time I perform sudo apt-get update. I surmise that I have messed up a repository package download by cancelling it before it was fully installed. "...
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how to install the DDE to the ubuntu 20.04?

I have installed the Ubuntu 20.04, and want now I want to install Deepin Desktop Environment (dde) My steps are: add the ppa and install using apt sudo add-apt-repository ppa:leaeasy/dde sudo apt-...
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3rd Party Repos and Secureboot

I have a question relating to the installation process. I'm using an AMD GPU and Intel Wifi card but I would like to play H264 videos so I am assuming enabling the third party repos shall be required....
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Installing singularity-container in version 3.3 from a repository

On ubuntu 18.04 I'm looking to install via apt the container software Singularity in version 3.3 or above. However ubuntu's default repo universe offers Singularity (as the package singularity-...
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What security best practices should be followed while downloading and installing software?

Is it necessary to check that the software we are downloading comes from a trustworthy source? Or can software in the official Ubuntu repositories be automatically trusted to be safe? I am especially ...
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Only main sever as Download server

I see only main server option as my download server and hence I also get the error while trying to installing libc6:i386 (Unable to locate package libc6:i386)enter image description here How can I ...
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How i can clone repository and adding deb files?

I want to clone some repositoryes for making my own repository like deb http://MYWEBSITE.com/A_FOLDER/ubuntu/ bionic universe And i want some times update with stock Ubuntu 18.04 repository. I not ...
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Not able to update or download any new software

I am still somewhat new to Ubuntu. Recently, I have been unable to update my current programs and also it will not let me download any new programs. Error Message Thank you for the help.
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Updating from such repository can't be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Wacom Tablet Drivers on Ubuntu 18.04, Code: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:doctormo/wacom-plus However, I keep getting the error: E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/...
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Update from 19.04 to 19.10

When I updated from 19.04 to 19.10, my laptop started to load slowly and now shows an error that it has some network problem and updated manually and the following remarks W:GPG error: http://...

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