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Personal Package Archive, for creating software for Ubuntu to be downloaded/installed with the standard "apt" tool for Debian.

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E: Unable to locate package nvidia-graphics-drivers-418

My OS is Deepin 15.10. My GPU is NVIDIA Quadro 3000M. I want to play games on Linux. Steam has a program called Proton which enables this. Proton requires nvidia-418 or higher to work properly, so I ...
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Create private ppa with ubuntu tutorial dont work

i tried to create a private ppa with this tutorial. Anything seems to work, but after i executed apt update i got the following error message: GPG error: http://ppa.xyz/bionic/stable/main/binary ...
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PPA addition taking too long

I have a moderately new installation of Linux Mint 19.1. Since I installed it two months ago when I try to add a PPA by sudo add-apt-repository in terminal I get a black screen. At first I thought I ...
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Debian: Updating package with PPA fails with error “gpg: no valid OpenPGP data found”

My operating system is Debian 9.1 with Cinnamon 3.2.7. I installed Audacious (version 3.7.2) from the Package Manager and want to update to the latest released. Per these instructions, I attempted to ...
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What PPA is tensorflow-cuda-latest under?

Pop!_OS advertises that they can install tensorflow onto any system using one command; sudo apt install tensorflow-cuda-latest. I've had to install software from other repositories before. I did it ...
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How to get rid of a PPA?

Whenever I do "sudo apt update" I am getting eventually: W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/developmentseed/mapbox/ubuntu/dists/jessie/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found What I have ...
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Unable to Locate Package? Repository is added!

I'm stuck here. I'm trying to update java on a corporate machine with strict firewalls. As such I can't use the ppa command, and added the WebUpd8 repository to my sources list manually: deb http://...
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How can I refer a launchpad ppa in another?

To build the packages in my launchpad ppa, I want to use dev packages from another ppa. Can I somehow do it?
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How can I add a PPA with only Ubuntu releases to a Debian machine?

I know (thanks Jim Paris) that I can use add-apt-repository on Debian by first: sudo apt-get install software-properties-common However, I still can't simply run (for example): sudo add-apt-...
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E: Package 'kate' has no installation candidate

$ sudo apt install kate Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package kate is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may ...
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Add Evolution PPA to Linux Mint?

I'm testing Linux Mint, and I want to add https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/evolution/3.28.0-4 to the PPA. How can I do that? Linux Mint only has 3.18.5.2 as the highest version.
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PPAs will not install “sudo: add-apt-repository: command not found”

I am trying to get the Linux distro "PIXEL" to install some PPAS for Wine, and I have run into a issue where it will not install because of the following error: sudo: add-apt-repository: command not ...
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Why Xenial-based systems (Linux Mint 18.3) are stuck to Plasma 5.8 - but not Neon?

I am in Linux Mint 18.3 KDE with Plasma 5.8 LTS. Can I install 5.12 LTS? How? Mint 18.3 has already the kubuntu-ppa/backports PPA enabled but this doesn't go above 5.8 in ubuntu-16.04-based systems. ...
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How to dissect the functionality of a PPA?

I'd like to understand how PPAs such as this work that display a license: Oracle Java (JDK) 8 / 9 Installer PPA | launchpad.net Where do you get started in tracing through how this works? Is there a ...
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What is the root cause of “E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.”

Previously, I was getting this error when I merely tried to update. I believe this problem is related to the VLC PPA which has always been total and utter trash on Ubuntu. I had to actually remove a ...
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how to fix “sudo: apt-repository: command not found” in Deepin distro [duplicate]

what I want to achieve is to install Firefox beta channel to update the current version so after running this command sudo apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/firefox-next I got this error sudo: apt-...
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What is the difference between `get` (Debian's package manager) and a PPA?

I understand that apt-get is Debian's package manager, based on the apt package manager (CLI) interface. What is the difference between apt-get and PPA's?
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How do i downgrade to Init-System-helper V1.13

How do i downgrade to Init-system-helper V1.13? I tried to $wget it from here, https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/utopic/powerpc/init-system-helpers/1.18 wget https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/trusty/i386/...
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S.gpg-agent.browser not found in Debian stretch while adding ppa

I do not know about S.gpg-agent.browser error while adding ppa repository. Can I get more information for solve this? add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java (or another repository) gpg: keybox '/...
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How can I get the latest Thunderbird releases on my Mint 18.2 (= Ubuntu 16.04)

I use Linux Mint 18.2, and I want to use the latest Mozilla Thunderbird version. I was assuming I should be able to find a PPA, but somehow I'm not able to... I'm looking at: https://launchpad.net/~...
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Install GCC 7 on Ubuntu?

I'm trying to run a test under GCC 7. According to How to install gcc-7 or clang 4.0? on Ubuntu.SE, we can perform the following to install GCC 7 on Ubuntu: add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-toolchain-r/...
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Ansible - Junos

I am trying to use ansible with Junos devices, following this doc: http://docs.ansible.com/ansible/junos_command_module.html I have created the this playbook: - name: run a set of commands ...
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Problem adding ppa's in Deepin OS 15.4

I am running Deepin OS 15.4, which is based on Debian unstable. When I type: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 I get: gpg: keybox '/tmp/tmpeel0gwwr/pubring.gpg' created gpg: /tmp/...
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Skipping the hostkey verification in dput/sftp

I would like to use dput to upload a package to a launchpad PPA via sftp. After preparing the data, it all works fine until please login: To accept ssh-rsa hostkey 6b03de9833252318a646b34722cd54f2 ...
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keyserver receive failed (on every keyserver available)

I recently installed Ubuntu 17.04 and I'm not able to add any ppa. I tried to manually add keys using different keyservers but on every attempt I'm getting keyserver received error: $ sudo apt-key ...
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Remove software and PPA's entirely

I have a lot of software installed, from various sources, and I would like to start using Flatpaks instead of PPA's. But how do I remove my current software entirely, with the PPA's and such? This is ...
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:How to install a package behind an overly restricted firewall [duplicate]

EDIT: I know I can download and install manually, but my question is different and not a duplicate. At my company we have a sand-box area where we have Debian machines. IT has white-listed *.debian....
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How to add xorg-edgers PPA in debian

How do I add the xorg-edgers PPA in debian, without breaking dependencies?
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Can't install packages from PPAs (Elementary OS)

I'm unable to install any packages from PPAs in Elementary OS. sudo apt-get install elementary-tweaks Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: ...
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ConfigParser.NoSectionError: No section: 'general' when trying to add a repository

When I try to sudo add-apt-repository <any>, I get this error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/linuxmint/mintSources/mintSources.py", line 1387, in <module> ...
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How to install digikam5 on Linux Mint?

After adding the ppa:philip5/extra PPA sudo add-apt-repository ppa:philip5/extra apt update ; apt upgrade I attempted to install digikam5 package and got the error: $ apt install digikam5 … The ...
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How to remove PPA _compholio_

I trying to remove this PPA without results. I've Debian 8 as OS and want to remove the PPA since after running sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade it gives the error W: Failed to ...
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Can't add a PPA, stuck at gpg: keybox

I'm on Debian Testing and I'm trying to add a repository with this command: add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php But it eventually gets stuck after it adds the gpg key, like so: gpg: keybox '/tmp/...
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How to purge and downgrade PPA's packages with a discontinued Ubuntu version

Time ago I tried ppa:oibaf/graphic-drivers with my Linux-Mint installation based on Trusty. Now I need to go back to my old xorg drivers but neither ppa-purge nor y-ppa-manager would purge the ppa ...
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Why is PPA package not taken into account?

I have added the offical Firefox-next PPA: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/firefox-next sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade So I get the following config in /etc/apt/sources.list.d/...
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Install Oracle Java 8

I'm trying to install Java 8 on a GitLab Runner like this: apt-get --quiet update --yes apt-get --quiet upgrade --yes apt-get --quiet install --yes software-properties-common python-software-...
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RabbitVCS issue on Mint 17 XFCE

Is there a working package of RabbitVCS for Linux Mint 17.3 XFCE Thunar FM 32 bit? Following ubuntu section on rabbitvcs wiki, I've gone through the PPA repository option (rabbitvcs-thunar, rabbitvcs-...
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How do I know if I have “foreign” packages left in my Linux

I am on Mint 17.3 Rosa based on Ubuntu Trusty. I recently purged all PPAs which there were like 20+ of them. I'd like to check if there are any remnants of PPAs in general, because currently I have ...
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How to remove ppa:ondrej/apache2

I am on Mint 17.3 Rosa and would like to remove the following ppa:ondrej/apache2. If I run ppa-purge ppa:ondrej/apache2 it tells me what packages I should replace back with the originals: Package ...
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How to turn a git repo into a ppa

Suppose I have a git repo, the instructions for building are: sudo apt-get -y install build-essential git mesa-common-dev libglu1-mesa-dev libsdl2-dev libsamplerate0-dev cd ~ wget http://download.qt....
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Install Xen 4.6 on Debian jessie

I need to install Xen with LVM on my dedicated root server. The current version Xen 4.4 in Debian jessie does not support the new Skylake intel processors. I tried Debian stretch, which has Xen 4.6 ...
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How to install latest version of Tiled Editor on Linux Mint?

Having trouble installing latest version of Tiled Editor from console. I need the latest updates for my project. Adding the PPA is not giving me the latest version of the software. Running the ...
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XWayland not in Ubuntu

I am trying to get Wayland to run on Ubuntu 14.04. I found a webpage that has step by step install PPA and then do this next steps, but it is not working. I am trying to get it to working in VBox ...
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How to install PPAs (from Launchpad) on non-Ubuntu distros like Debian?

AFAIK only Ubuntu and (obviously) Ubuntu-based distributions can handle PPAs. A major (and maybe the only) source of PPAs is Launchpad - another service by Canonical. A real-world example is ...
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How to tell from which source the update is coming from (apt-get)

As usual, every time I update I'm getting a list with which programs received an update. I also have a few PPA sources that are active. I would like to know which update came from which source. I'm ...
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Can't install LibreOffice 5 on Linux Mint 17.2, policy rule not taken into account?

I'm trying to install the package by following web upd8 article Install LibreOffice 5.0 In Ubuntu Or Linux Mint Via PPA, with the difference I use the Fresh PPA. Environment $ lsb_release -a No LSB ...
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How do I update my software after installing a PPA?

I'm trying to install the latest version of Blender on my Linux Mint computer. The software manager installed an ancient version (2.69). I was advised to add this PPA to my system: https://launchpad....
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Add Repository In Debian 6.0.8 [duplicate]

I am trying to add a repository in Debian 6.0.8 sudo cat /etc/debian_version 6.0.8 sudo apt-get install software-properties-common E: Unable to locate package software-properties-common sudo apt-...
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Problem with ppa maybe? [duplicate]

I'm having this problem a few times now when execute sudo apt-get install something... this is the part of the output which tells me there is a problem.. W: Duplicate sources.list entry http...://...
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How does sudo -E work here?

I executed the following command to add a ppa repository in Ubuntu: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ppaname/ppa This command returned an error that the ppa name format is not correct. Then I looked here ...