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I am trying to install git-flow on Ubuntu 10.04 but I am getting the following error:

eading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
E: Couldn't find package git-flow

I have exected these instructions

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install git-flow

But didn't work. I got the above error. I am able to install using the following commands

wget -P ~/Downloads
sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/git-flow_0.4.1-2_all.deb

But I don't understand why the first set of commands doesn't work. What could be the possible issue.

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"E: Couldn't find package git-flow" means that the package is not on the server as you described it. – vgoff Aug 23 '13 at 13:42
git_flow_pivotal (0.0.9)
git_reflow (0.3.2)
git_workflow (0.0.5)
gitflow (0.0.1)

Querying the gem server, I get that listing. Nothing looks right.

Checking the official repository is often a great way to get information. So I went there and found this installation page for Ubuntu/Debian

Which says to do this:

$ apt-get install git-flow

Or you could do the manual installation.

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