Questions tagged [software-sources]

Questions about managing software sources/repositories in Ubuntu. This can be done graphically through System Settings > Software Sources or from the command line through APT's CLI tools or editing /etc/apt/sources.list and related files.

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security.ubuntu.com repository doesn't have a release file

Output of sudo apt update in Ubuntu 20.04: Ign:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-security InRelease Hit:2 http://np.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal InRelease Hit:3 http://np....
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bash: cd: ect: No such file or directory [closed]

I was trying to add something to the sources.list file using terminal, when i tried to cd to the ect/ directory, this error occurred: bash: cd: ect/: No such file or directory I'm new to ubuntu, so it'...
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How much can I compile the open source code of Ubuntu

Ubuntu is a mix open source source code like the linux kernel and other sources like the one from Canonical My question is at which point can I see and compile its source code before being stuck on ...
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Malformed entry 54 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list (Component) [duplicate]

Whenever I run sudo apt update, I get: Malformed entry 54 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list (Component) The list of sources could not be read.
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What is http://LnxRelease-02/deb in Software and updates -> Other software?

This might have something to do with TeamViewer, because i have it installed and have found it mentioned on the internet with it. But still, http://LnxRelease-02/deb doesn't look like a real web ...
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Package conflict while installing ms-sql in ubuntu. Broken packages

I am trying to install ms sql in Ubuntu 20.04. Even I have got it installed in 20.04 successfully following this guide but I sometime I have this problem multiple time and not sure why is this ...
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Sudo Apt get update throwing weird error about ubuntu disco Release

Everytime I run sudo apt-get update I get the following error: Get:10 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu eoan-security InRelease [97.5 kB] Get:11 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu eoan-updates InRelease ...
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E: Malformed Entry 53 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list (component) [duplicate]

When I try to install anything through console this error occurs: E: Malformed Entry 53 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list (component) E: The list of sources could not be read E: Malformed entry 53 ...
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No longer able to install apps or updates [duplicate]

After trying to install WINE from the WINE HQ .deb, I can no longer get updates or install apps without getting the message: E: Malformed entry 55 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list (Component) E: ...
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The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/dirk-computer42/c42-backport/ubuntu eoan Release' does not have a Release file [duplicate]

The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/dirk-computer42/c42-backport/ubuntu eoan Release' does not have a Release file. N: Updating from such a repository can't be done securely, and is therefore ...
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Starup disc creator software freezing up

I bought Ubuntu 19.10 from Ebay on a dvd and installed it that way, but have been having numerous issues since then, such as my Brother MFC-L2703DW not working even after downloading driver ...
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Ubuntu Software has multiple instances (snap and canonical updates) of software. Which are safest? [duplicate]

I reported a bug with LibreOffice (the 'official' bionic-upgrade version) and LO support person suggested upgrading to a current version from their site. They said I was using an old version. I ...
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Software center disappeared [19.10] [closed]

I have had trouble with sound (now fixed) since upgrading to 19.10, and in the middle of trying the common solutions, the Software Center "disappeared". I got aware of quite late, so I don't know what ...
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“Type 'gpg' is not known” error while running 'sudo apt update' [duplicate]

I have a problem when I run command sudo apt update it doesn't work: E: Type 'gpg' is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/brave-browser-release.list E: The list of sources ...
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Realtek source code WiFi driver fails after each update

I've an issue with Realtek USB WiFi module after each update. The devices works fine, but after Ubuntu installs any new version, the device stops working. When I run dmesg, after unplugging and ...
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Unable to install Alarm Clock Applet (Ubuntu 19.10)

I tried installing the alarm clock applet with apt-get, but I get the following error: Unable to locate package alarm-clock-applet I already tried sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-add-repository ...
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Where to find JavaScript native API packages?

Is there a Ubuntu package for JavaScript Native API that I can install example: js_native_api.h I have tried looking on Ubuntu Packages Search, and searching: js_native_api and N-API
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Installation Source List

I want to add to the sources.list file for the installation media to give it extra repositories that I normally utilize. How do I do that? Additionally, how would I save any GPG keys that go along ...
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apt-get update gives errors in Ubuntu 17.10 [duplicate]

When I run apt-get update it gives following output: root@V211:~# apt-get update Ign:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu artful InRelease Ign:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu artful-updates ...
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Install Github Software as a repo?

I read this: How to download a GitHub repo as .zip using command line but I'm still unclear about it. Is there or is there not a way to add github or a github project, as a repo to Ubuntu 18.04, so ...
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Trouble updating MKVToolnix apt repo on bionic

I used Ubuntu Bionic. I have, among others, the following apt sources configured deb https://mkvtoolnix.download/ubuntu/bionic/ ./ deb-src https://mkvtoolnix.download/ubuntu/bionic/ ./ when I apt-...
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W: Skipping acquire of configured file 'Sources' as repository does not seem to provide it (sources.list entry misspelt?)

Ran: sudo apt-get update Output: . . . Reading package lists... Done W: Skipping acquire of configured file 'Sources' as repository 'https://download.sublimetext.com apt/stable/ InRelease' does not ...
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How do I fix the warning about “conflicting distribution” when doing apt update after installing MKL? [duplicate]

After installing MKL using instructions from Intel's documentation, when I do a sudo apt update It throws a warning: Reading package lists... Done W: Conflicting distribution: https://apt.repos....
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another update issue [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu server, but can't seems to be able to update lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS Release: 16.04 Codename:...
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E: The repository 'http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-old-releases Release' does not have a Release file

When I use sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade I got the following errors. E: The repository 'http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-old-releases Release' does not have a ...
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How to get all the source for my current Ubuntu installation?

I think it would be really useful (and cool) to be able to get all the source code for my current Ubuntu installation. I mean everything, every last package from the kernel all the way up to user ...
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How can I fix this “E: Malformed line 4 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (type) E: The list of sources could not be read.”? [duplicate]

I'm trying to install steam on my new chrome book but every tutorial I've watched on trying to fix this or on how to install steam gives me this problem. I've looked at the related question How do I ...
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My system rejects anything I install from the internet because it can't “verify” the repository [duplicate]

This is the error code in the terminal: E: The repository 'cdrom://Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS _Bionic Beaver_ - Release amd64 (20190805) bionic Release' does not have a Release file. N: Updating from such a ...
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Sources.list dilemma in ubuntu 18.04 (Malformed entry 57)

I'd like to begin by stating that I am a new user and would like to ask that you all go easy on me. I've read other post with this problem, except my issue is slightly different and the solutions ...
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install all third party application with dual boot

I have freshly installed ubuntu 18 in dual boot windows 10 with secure boot enabled. Because of this the third part software (wifi graphics driver) didn't installed , as I have choose third party ...
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Remove CodeBlocks and know file path

I had installed the code block earlier, Now I want to remove it and shift to IDE (recommendation are welcome, specially c/c++) but through the terminal "Package 'codeblocks' is not installed, so ...
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Unable to update my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I am trying to update the ubuntu by root@sachin-verma: sudo apt-get update It ignores all the packages like: Ign:1 http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu xenial-getdeb InRelease Ign:2 http://archive....
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Celestia for Ubuntu [duplicate]

A number of years back, while on Linux Mint 11, in the Software Store(not the actual name but you get the idea) I happened across Celestia, a fun little Astronomy program. It seems as though it has ...
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“Malformed entry in list file /etc/apt/sources.list”error [duplicate]

E:Malformed entry 43 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list (URI parse), E:The list of sources could not be read Any solution please?
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How to get deb-src list(s)? [duplicate]

I want to actually learn how to use the Linux command line and I want to learn to compile source code using this tutorial. I need to use deb-src lists (I don't quite understand what lists are) but my /...
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How can I get the latest version of Ubuntu for my 32bit desktop? [duplicate]

I've been going around the Ubuntu website looking for a 32bit version that isn't a LTS (Long Time Support) version, but I just can't seem to find one. Where is it?
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Configured packages multiple times. No access to packages updates Kubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I encounter these errors when I run sudo apt update: Ign:1 tris-team-ubuntu-lutris-bionic.list:10 W: Target Sources (main/source/Sources) is configured multiple times in /etc/apt/sources.list:62 and /...
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update 19.04 problem “Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.”

Have looked online for a solution no answers available Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 19.04 Release: 19.04 Codename: disco I have tried the following solutions and managed to ...
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Software Updater Problem on 16.04 LTS (ppc)

Software Updater has stopped giving me updates. No matter what I check from "Software Updater box, nothing changes. It seems like there are not updates for my system anymore. However, this should not ...
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`apt-get install` tries to fetch the wrong file

I am trying to install curl using apt-get install curl But it is producing errors: Err:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/main amd64 curl amd64 7.47.0-1ubuntu2.12 404 Not Found ...
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Nvidia driver issues after installing 19.04 on Asus UX433F [duplicate]

I am using an Asus UX433F. Had some issues with screen going black after wake up from suspend mode and was advised to upgrade to 19.04. I have done fresh installation but running into some other ...
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Failed to download repository information [duplicate]

I'm getting these errors: W:Target Packages (main/binary-amd64/Packages) is configured multiple times in /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome-beta.list:3 and /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome....
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What is the standard source list file for 18.10?

I've badly damaged my package system. So I found another solution, sudo apt-get build-dep <package> But when I typed sudo apt-get build-dep update-manager, I got, E: You must put some 'source'...
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Errors while restoring sources.list [duplicate]

Unfortunately I changed my Ubuntu 18.04 sources.list. How can I restore sources.list file in my Ubuntu software? I got these errors while editing sources.list: $ sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list ** ...
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Is it possible to make a partition devoted to the softwares installed? [duplicate]

I had to reinstall my OS. One the most deseagreable part is to reinstall the softwares in it (mongo, eclipse, and so on). That's why I want to know if I can make a partition dedicated to softwares? ...
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Warnings while using apt-get update on Raspbian [closed]

I've been trying to install Plex on my pi and failing(Novice at anything computers). I've tried a few times, and I think I may have finally got it. Now when I go to update, and get these warnings: ...
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How to know the path of a particular software?

Context: I'm trying to make an application automatically start when I login. For this I need to select the path for the application. Here are the paths I already looked into: /sbin /usr/sbin /usr/...
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The list of sources could not be read as type 'universe' is not known while updating [duplicate]

When I run sudo apt-get update in Terminal of my Ubuntu 19.04, I get this: E: Type 'universe' is not known on line 35 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list E: The list of sources could not be read.
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How to download ATG 11.0 in ubuntu system?

I'm trying to download ATG 11.0 in my ubuntu system (version 18.04) from this site - This Link but the download option is not getting enabled instead its showing - "The Download manager is not ...
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How to fix sudo apt-get update

I have Ubuntu 18.04.2. When I run sudo apt-get update, the terminal prints: Err:15 http://ppa.launchpad.net/flimm/ooo-thumbnailer/ubuntu bionic Release 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.95.83 80] ...

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