You probably know that starting with Ubuntu Karmic, you can add a Launchpad PPA using a simple command. Here is a script which will remove the PPA repository, removes the packages you installed from that PPA and install the packages from the official Ubuntu repositories.
Like I told you yesterday, Nvidia recently released two new versions of its Linux graphic drivers: 185.18.36 stable version and 190.25 beta.
The release of GIMP 2.7.0 is a first step towards GIMP 2.8, the next stable release. Please note that this is an unstable development snapshot and read the GIMP 2.7 release notes. Actually, in the following repository, the current version of Gimp is 2.7.1 already. To install it in Ubuntu, just copy & paste the following commands into a terminal to add the Launchpad PPA repository:
Final as in 'non release candidate', obviously there will be versions like 1.0.1 and so on.
What's new: Support for HD and other new formats, finer speed controls, customizable toolbars, AirTunes streaming, and much more.
An user from the UbuntuForums (blackgr) has made a script that checks your current distribution version (so it works from Hardy to Jaunty and probably Karmic) and them it checks your system for all launchpad sources and will download and install the GPG keys for you.
You can download it from here.
Personal Package Archives is Launchpad’s new beta feature that builds and hosts Ubuntu .deb packages in your very own apt repository.