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Cannot install Equalizer plugin for Rhythmbox

I downloaded the rhythmbox ppa. I launched the command : sudo apt-get install rhythmbox-plugin-equalizer But the equalizer plugin does not appear in the list of plugins in the Preferences menu. When ...
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KDE Neon Upgrade to 22.04 Fails Due to Unofficial Package Issues

I'm facing an issue while trying to upgrade my KDE Neon system to version 22.04. The upgrade process halts with an error message suggesting an issue with unofficial packages. Here is the essence of ...
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Undoing effect of adding a Ubuntu-intended repository and updating on Debian

tl;dr How do I fix this error on Debian E: The repository 'https://deb.nodesource.com/node_current.x nodistro Release' does not have a Release file. N: Updating from such a repository can't be done ...
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Trying to add ppa repository to Debian fails with GPG error

I would like to install the package sile on Debian. It is available on Ubuntu as a PPA. I located the url and added it to my sources.list file. Then I updated. However sile was not downloadable due to ...
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Unable to install PPA package on Debian

I tried to install Sile using the official Debian CreatePackageFromPPA guide but have yet to succeed. Confirm that it is not provided on Debian Search Install Debian SDK $ sudo apt install ...
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The repository 'http://http.us.debian.org/debian stretch Release' does not have a Release file [duplicate]

I am trying to setup Debian repositories on a router that runs a Debian-based EdgeOS. I am following this instruction here. After I add the repository, I get the following error. user@ubnt# sudo apt ...
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'add-apt-repository' command gives Traceback error

I wanted to install nvidia graphics drivers. My python version is 3.11.2 $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa This command gives the following erros: Traceback (most recent call ...
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Can't add PPA repo to Linux Mint 21.1

I'm Using Linux Mint 21.1 Cinnamon, I was going to edit and add a PPA with pkexec mintsources or Software Source a GUI Linux Mint app to add and edit PPAs and so my Software Manager and Update Manager ...
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Docker does not have a release file?

When I run sudo apt update I get this error E: The repository 'https://download.docker.com/linux/ubuntu \ Release' does not have a Release file. N: Updating from such a repository can't be done ...
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How to tell what PPA my Linux Mint install is downloading docker.io from

I'm going down a rabid hole and realize downloading docker-ce instead of docker.io is probably better, but was curious to see when docker.io was last updated. I believe I've tracked it down to here ...
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Cannot download cdemu from ppa on debian

I tried the following: user1@debian-desktop:/home/user1$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cdemu/ppa Unofficial CDEmu packages More info: https://launchpad.net/~cdemu/+archive/ubuntu/ppa Press [ENTER] to ...
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Is it possible to write a scipt to display packages that haven't been updated in X amount of time?

As the title states. I'd like to know if it is possible to write a script which only shows packages which haven't been updated in X amount of time (say 6 months). The reason I'd like a script like ...
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PPA latest stable version apache, mariadb, python, php, phpmyadmin in linux mint 20.3

I am a linux novice and I am looking for stable repositories (PPA) with the latest stable apache, mariadb, python, php, phpmyadmin packages that I can easily update with the APT command. I don't like ...
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Can't install Nitroshare on Mint

I'm trying to install Nitroshare app, but always get the same issue Here is what Terminal says: alex@satellite:~$ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:george-edison55/nitroshare Cannot add PPA: ''This PPA does ...
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Apt fails with "The repository does not have a Release File"

I recently tried installing surfshark-vpn and openvpn3 using the following guides. https://surfshark.com/blog/how-to-set-up-a-vpn-on-linux https://openvpn.net/cloud-docs/openvpn-3-client-for-linux/ (I ...
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Now that apt-key is deprecated, how do you add an Ubuntu PPA as a Debian APT source?

Background In the past, if you wanted to install software from an Ubuntu PPA in Debian, the approach was to import/trust the developer's GPG key from keyserver.ubuntu.com, $ sudo apt-key adv --recv-...
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sudo apt dist-upgrade trying to install packages that do not exist in third-party ppa

I have installed parrotOS PPA in my ubuntu 20.04, so I can easily install and update hacking tools. Then I am updating /etc/apt/preferences.d/parrot-pinning, in order to do the following: If a tool ...
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I can't add winhq Repository in Linux mint

when I try to run this command to add wine repository sudo apt-add-repository 'deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ focal main' I get this error Traceback (most recent call last): File &...
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Cant install gnome control center

Had installed Pop!OS PPA and everything went to hell, settings were altered and it asked me to upgrade to POP OS in the about section of the settings app. I run ubuntu with gnome. I removed the Pop Os ...
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How can I publish a deb package?

I don't know much about packaging and it took me a a week to create a working deb for my software. Now I need a way for people to install it and I don't want to just create a download link for the deb....
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Error while Installing Openrazer-meta and polychromatic in Xubuntu

I have an Razer mouse, I want to configure it using UBuntu , but I am not able to do that because of these errors. sudo apt install openrazer-meta Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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WideVine in chromium-beta ppa not working

After Updating to Linux Mint 20 Cinnamon (From 19.3) I have found that Chromium is a dummy package and Chromium is no longer available as an apt. I added the chromium-beta ppa (https://launchpad.net/~...
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Daily PPA has been updated, but Linux thinks there is no update

I haven't gotten any updates from a daily PPA in more than a week. But it has been updated and on launchpad there is a newer version (for Linux Mint 19/bionic too). My package manager thinks, the week-...
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Can't add PPA to Linux Mint 20

I'm having trouble adding some PPAs to my Mint 20 installation. I execute the following command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:anonbeat/guayadeque and get this: Executing: /tmp/apt-key-gpghome....
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The repository does not have a Release file

Hi I'm really noob on linux and trying to update with apt-get update but the command line returns me always E: The repository "http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu tricia Release" does not have a ...
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Elementary OS giving errors while trying to update apps

I have not been able to update any apps on my elementary os Hera 5.1 (via terminal or the AppCenter) The error below shows when I go to my AppCenter to try and update my app/system E: The repository ...
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Error when apt update and removing ppa

I am trying to test PHP 7.0 installation on vagrant using Ansible and get this error: TASK [php-cli : Install php7.0-cli package] **********************************************************************...
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updating ubuntu issue apt-get update

I am unable to update "sudo apt-get update" in my PC (Ubuntu 18.04). I keep receiving this error and tried many different solutions existed in StackExchange and Google, however, nothing seemed to work ...
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sudo apt-get update errors: how do I clean up my MariaDB installation?

Linux Mint 18.3 (based on Ubuntu Xenial). I have looked at the other questions here, but I still don't know where to start about cleaning up my package lists and specifically MariaDB. Any links to ...
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Install Java 10 using Oracle JDK

I have updated my system, then added a third-party PPA to Ubuntu with the following command. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:linuxuprising/java But this is what I got: $ sudo apt install oracle-java10-...
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Are there any rules of thumb about installing and upgrading applications?

OS: Linux Mint 18.3 I'd describe myself as a low intermediate Linux user. I just spent about 4 hours working out how to upgrade my version of NodeJS. In the end I had to tweak a build script that ...
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Kali Linux ppa:repository

How can I remove repositories in Kali Linux? I have tried sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:whatever/ppa But I don't know how to apply this to: Ign:1 //ppa.launchpad.net/noobslab/themes/ubuntu ...
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Adding PPA on Ubuntu Bionic defaults to Eoan Repository

I am working on basing a new OS off of Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic, and in order to properly have the OS be recognized as a new distribution, I had to change /etc/lsb-release. In order to have it use PPAs, I ...
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Deepin 15.10 Error: could not find a distribution template for Deepin/stable

When I was trying to install Docker on Deepin 15.10 via package repository, I had this error: Error: could not find a distribution template for Deepin/stable
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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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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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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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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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