Quickly add your favorite PPA’s using IntroducePPA – a small GUI tool designed to make enabling additional PPA’s as easy as pie.

Why the need? Well the default graphical method for adding PPA’s in Ubuntu is a few clicks too many for most: -..

  • Open Software Centre
  • Edit > Software Sources
  • Enter password
  • Choose ‘Other Software’ tab
  • Click ‘Add’
  • Enter PPA address
  • Refresh

Compare this with entering two lines in a terminal and hitting return/enter you soon see why a tool like IntroducePPA was created.

The application is really easy to use. You enter a PPA, click ‘add’ and then give it a name. It also allows you to directly paste in code to install the application, such as: –

  • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:example
  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get install example


IntroducePPA is, despite my screenshot above, available in English as well as Spanish and Italian. Grab it @ gtk-apps.org

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