Articles Tagged ppa

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How to Install Deepin Desktop Environment on Ubuntu 18.04

Learn how to install the Deepin desktop environment on Ubuntu 18.04 from a PPA. The Deepin desktop is an attractive alternative desktop shell for Linux.

18 June 2018
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The Evolution of the Personal Package Archive system

When the Personal Package Archive (PPA) system was brought out of beta in November 2007, it was heralded as a game changer for Free Software developers within the Ubuntu community and beyond. The PPA system was designed to make it easier for developers to get their software packaged and available to users for testing, thereby speeding up project development and delivering higher quality software. After nearly four years of PPAs, I thought I'd find out out whether the original objectives of the PPA system were still the primary focus - or had PPAs taken on a whole new role, filling a gap that's traditionally been a sore point for Ubuntu?

24 May 2011
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Ubuntu Unity 2D gets a PPA for Maverick and Natty testers

The slick Unity 2D we told you about yesterday has now got a PPA for Ubuntu 10.10 and Ubuntu 11.04 users to test.

15 January 2011
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Minimal GNOME-panel replacement ‘Wingpanel’ gets a PPA [Updated]

Ever wanted to try the sexy Wingpanel but were scared of building from source? A noble soul by the name of Taylor "Ripps" LeMasurier-Wren has created a PPA for us to use.

2 January 2011
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the Lubuntu Desktop PPA has rewards for the brave

Lubuntu users wishing to test out some potential future additions to the lightweight distro should consider adding the Lubuntu Desktop PPA.

6 October 2010
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Search for and Add PPA’s from the terminal

One goal on the Ubuntu Software Centre’s roadmap is to add the ability to search for and add other users’ PPA’s. In the mean time we’ve seen other helpful tools spring up – such as […]

11 July 2010
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[How To] Automatically Install/Fix Missing GPG Keys in Ubuntu

If you’re a heavy user of PPAs then every now and then you will come across missing GPG key errors that will need to be fixed. Fixing missing GPG Key errors in Ubuntu is, actually, […]

5 July 2010
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Cardapio Changes PPA, Switch To Continue Getting Updates

Users of menu-applet replacement Cardapio will need to need to update their sources with a new PPA address in-order to continue receiving updates. The change over announcement, made on the projects’ launchpad page, states that […]

30 June 2010
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The Docky Stable PPA: The easy way to stay up-to-date safely

Although many users prefer to live on the bleeding edge of application development some people prefer the security, stability and general sass of stable versions; no random crashes, half-baked features or memory-munching bugs. We feature Docky a […]

17 June 2010
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Install Ubuntu 10.10 Software Centre in Lucid

Earlier today we showed off some of the progress being made on the next version of the Ubuntu Software in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat – including a brand new super slick animated ‘Featured Apps’ bar. […]

10 June 2010
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64bit Flash PPA

The title says it all, really. A PPA for 64bit Ubuntu users to get the latest Adobe Flash plugin from. In light of the recent malware issues from .deb’s on gnome-look.org I’ve checked over these […]

12 December 2009
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Qwit Twitter Application Gets A PPA

One of my favourite twitter clients available on Linux is ‘Qwit’ – a qt4 based Twitter applications with a ton of features baked in such as twitpic uploading, URL shortening, contact management & more. Qwit […]

23 November 2009