Questions tagged [ppa]

"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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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?

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