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GetDeb, PlayDeb Repositories Down - What To Do? Use This Mirror!


GetDeb is a website which comes with a repository for easily installing lots of Ubuntu applications which are not available in the official Ubuntu repositories (mostly updates).

Ubuntu Sources List Generator Available For Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx

What is Ubuntu Sources List Generator? It is a website where you can generate a sources.list file with a lot of useful repositories.

Remove PPA Repositories Via Command Line

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.

Ubuntu Tweak 0.4.9 Released, Brings Lots Of Improvements And Karmic Support

Ubuntu Tweak 0.4.9 has been released, a great application for tweaking settings in Ubuntu (Hardy, Intrepid, Jaunty or the latest development Karmic). From this version, Ubuntu Tweak has different package for i386 and amd64 and works for Karmic too.

Ubuntu Sources List Generator

Ubuntu Sources List Generator is a website where you can generate a sources.list file with a lot of useful repositories. Besides the usual Ubuntu main, restricted, universe, multiverse, updates and so on you can choose from many others.

Ubuntu Script to Automatically Install Launchpad PPA Keys for All Your Repositories

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.

How to Install OpenOffice 3.0 in Ubuntu Hardy and Intrepid (from repositories)

To install it for Ubuntu Intrepid, add the following repository (System > Administration > Software Sources, Third Party Software tab, click "Add"):

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