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"Personal package archives" serve applications to the public. Launchpad users bundle and prepare packages for users, who can add PPAs via terminal commands or "Software & Updates".

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In app centre it is showing failed to fetch updates

E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/tor-browser/ubuntu bionic Release' does not have a Release file. W: Updating from such a repository can't be done securely, and is therefore ...
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'Doesn't have a release file' message upon Tweaks installation

Have installed elementary Juno on a new build. Trying to install Tweaks, below message pops up every time I open app center. Dont necessarily want tweaks now, just want to remove the following. E: ...
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Repository Release' does not have a Release file [duplicate]

I am using elementary OS. When AppCenter is opened, a message is popped up with below message: does not have a Release file E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/versable/elementary-update/...
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PPA issues unable to update app store

my app store wont update because of this error 'E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-wine/ppa/ubuntu bionic Release' does not have a Release file' i tried this sudo add-apt-repository -...
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Can't add a repo

I wanted to install elementary+ icons, but got an error while trying to add devs PPA: E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/cybre/elementaryplus/ubuntu bionic Release' does not have a Release ...
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Adding ppa for airvpn app eddie-ui

i used to use airvpn in ubuntu and adding the ppa was easy with the graphical interface. I have experience adding ppa's through the terminal but this ppa doesnt seem to fit the right format... deb ...
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Error when running `sudo apt-get update`

I've got the following error(s): Hit:1 http://ro.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease Hit:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/elementary-os/stable/ubuntu bionic InRelease ...
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Problems installing elementary tweaks in Juno

Following these steps: sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:philip.scott/elementary-tweaks sudo apt update sudo apt install elementary-tweaks I get this output, indicating an error: guillermo@guillermo-...
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Remove PPA that was taken down from Launchpad

I'm trying to remove PPA, that has been taken down from Launchpad and none of the methods I found worked. Specifically I'm trying to remove libreoffice/libreoffice-5-2, which was not just EOL, but ...
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How does one perform a PPA Installation [duplicate]

Aloha: How would one install the PPA:detly/mactel-utils package into (onto) elementary os (loki)?
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Where is my Terminal?

After someone recommended to use the daily elementaryOS build on reddit to e.g. update the system, I went ahead with: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:elementary-os/daily sudo apt-get update and went for ...
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apt update “does not have a Release file”

I'm trying to fix this issue when running sudo apt update: E: The repository 'https://download.docker.com/linux/ubuntu loki Release' does not have a Release file. N: Updating from such a repository ...
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apt-get is busted, linux noob

elementary os hasn't been able to update for a long time now. Apt get update works, but i get a bunch of 404 errors. The errors are only for arm64 packages and im on an AMD64 system so i havnt been ...
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ElementaryOS broken packages [duplicate]

I am having a trouble whenever I want to install a new package or run sudo apt-get update with the following message: W: The repository 'http://packages.elementary.io/appcenter xenial Release' does ...
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ppa/git problems after installing certificates. Revert system to default?

I have installed some certificates and after I did it i have a lot of problems with the ppa and git: sudo apt update returns errors for missing release files where they actually are: server ...
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How to install Flatpak?

I want to test Flatpak on elementary OS. Since it is built on top of Ubuntu 16.04, it should be possible to install flatpack. Like in flatpack installing guide. sudo apt install flatpak It doesn't ...
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'packages.elementary.io/appcenter xenial Release' does not have a Release file [closed]

How do I fix this? W: The repository 'https://packages.elementary.io/appcenter xenial Release' does not have a Release file. N: Data from such a repository can't be authenticated and is therefore ...
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Loki apt update gives a lot of errors

Basically after installing Loki (using the homefolder from my prior ubuntu installation) and upon installing i opened up the terminal and did sudo apt update Which gave me a surprising amount of ...
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Getting errors while using the command sudo apt-get update

When I use the command I seem to be getting these errors: Err:46 http://ppa.launchpad.net/t-tujikawa/ppa/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 Packages 404 Not Found Ign:52 http://ppa.launchpad.net/t-...
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ppa essential for ElementaryOS

I want to have the repositories is essential in my system. can someone give me a list with the most safe and needed. thank you.
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Dell XPS 13" (9360) arriving soon, downloaded Loki - any issues / tips?

I'm new to elementary OS, I'm software engineer mostly using Ubuntu Server edition and MacOS. Was interested if anyone had tried the new XPS (late 2016) with this OS yet. Would really love to be ...
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I've added the Daily PPA and Appstream causes an error when trying to upgrade

I've added the Daily PPA (don't worry, I have another partition with a stable elementary, this is just for learning) and when I try to apt upgrade -f (or the same without the -f) I get the following ...
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I tried everything, but still I couldn't install elementary-tweaks on Loki [duplicate]

I've installed 'software-properties-common', 'python-software-properties', but still I couldn't install the 'elementary-tweaks' in Loki. Now remember what I've installed and then when I run sudo ...
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Problem installing ppa webupd8team/java

I can't install Java in elementary. I tried to install it in my computer: $ sudo add/apt/repository ppa>webupd8team/java bash: webupd8team/java: No such file or directory What am I doing wrong?
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How to add elementary tweaks PPA?

I have been adding a PPA but but it returns to errors as follows sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mpstark/elementary-tweaks-daily sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mpstark/elementary-tweaks-daily [sudo] ...
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Recentely installed Elementary giving e Not Found W: Failed to fetch ## 404 For every new ppa

i have downloaded, from the official page, last week and installed yesterday the Elementary OS but i'm having trouble to install basically everything that needs to add ppa. Every new ppa i add gives ...
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Bleeding-edge elementary OS ISO or PPA? [duplicate]

Is it possible to obtain testing releases of elementary OS ISO images? Otherwise - are there any repos for the latest unstable/testing/etc. packages? How do I add them here?
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How do I restore the elementary OS Freya original sources list?

I have messed up the PPA and now I do not know how to revert the sources.list to its original form. Thank you!
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Error while adding PPA on elementary OS freya

Whenever i try to add any PPA it shows me the following error Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/add-apt-repository", line 91, in sp = SoftwareProperties(options=options) File ...
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How to remove installed packages by daily PPA

On elementary OS I accidentally added the daily ppa and updated the machine on a daily basis. Now i want to remove all the apps that are installed by this ppa. How to do that? Can i do this ...
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What benefits does a PPA offer that a .deb or installing from the standard repositories doesn't?

I know that PPAs can be dangerous. But if they were 100% bad, surely nobody would use them - and it wouldn't be so easy to add them onto Ubuntu and elementary OS? So what are the benefits of a PPA ...
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Recent change in elementary OS repository structure?

Has there be in recent time (mor exactly on 4 oct 2015) a change to the structure of the elementary OS repository in ppa.launchpad.net/elementary-os/stable/ubuntu/dists/ changing URL pattern from .../...
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Error: “Signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available”

I get error message like this W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY AE0A77A7BFF792D0 ...
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How can I identify a PPA is safe or not?

I observed many posts on internet suggests to add PPA's to install an application. Is it safe to add the PPA's? The answer is : No (wrt this) My question: Is there any way to know whether the PPA'...
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“could not find a distribution template for Ubuntu/n/a” error in elementary OS

I got message like this : root@ferryready-Satellite-L510:/home/ferryready# curl -sL http://i-hate-farms.github.io/spores/install | sudo bash - Installing the repository... OK Traceback (most recent ...
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Adding support for the “hevc” format to VLC without using ppa

I know that I can add support with this code: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:strukturag/libde265 && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install vlc-plugin-libde265 But I do try to avoid ...
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elementary OS PPA's

Where can I search for elementary OS PPA's ? I used to search Ubuntu PPA's in launchpad. Which version of Ubuntu PPA's can I use in elementary OS? Since there are different versions and also LTS ...
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How install ADB and Fastboot on elementary os?

Is android-tools package available in elementary? If true how can I install it?
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How do I remove a PPA?

I've added multiple third party PPAs and there are bunch of PPAs which I don't need any more. Is there simple way to remove a PPA?
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Can I “convert” a Ubuntu installation to an elementary installation?

If I'm running a version of Ubuntu more recent than that on which elementary OS is based, can I install elementary's components onto it for a working elementary OS setup?
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How to fix gpg: keyblock resource `/etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/<key>.gpg': resource limit

I frequently receive errors as follows while running apt-get update: [...] gpg: keyblock resource `/etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/pdfmod-team-ppa.gpg': resource limit gpg: keyblock resource `/etc/apt/...
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Can I safely install any PPA for Ubuntu on elementary?

Can I expect that a PPA will work the same way it would on a Ubuntu installation? How can I know that a PPA that works on Ubuntu might not work on elementary?