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Mirroring apt repository over ssh

We have a apt repository running to distribute upgrades for our software. The repository is accessed over ssh and a public key authentication: deb ssh://repo.server.com/dist stable As the download ...
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Merging 2 ubuntu repositories into a single offline repository

I am currently running apt-mirror to have a local, offline copy of the entire ubuntu repository (both 32&64), from ubuntu 9.04 to 13.10. Old releases are being apt-mirrored from ...
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On Debian, how to audit installed packages against packages in a particular repository?

I manage a number of Debian servers and usually track the Debian stable repository but occasionally install from the Debian testing repository or third party sources. For audit purposes, on each ...
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Can a single Apt-Cacher serve multiple Debian versions?

I have multiple machines running Debian 6 (Squeeze) and 7 (Wheezy). I set up an Apt-Cacher server on a Debian 7 box, for the Debian 7 instances to use. Can this also be used (with the same wheezy ...
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How to add package and its dependencies to my own apt repository

I'm setting up an apt repository to manage dependencies for servers that I build. I'm doing this because I want to be able to repeatably build the exact same server over and over again. There are ...
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Why do signed deb packages say they're not authenticated when copied to my private deb repo?

Quick Version I have set up a private deb repository and copied some signed deb packages into it. I have installed the signing key locally. However when I try to install from the repo I get this ...
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Apt pin and self hosted apt repo

We have our own apt/deb repository with a handful of packages where we want to control the version. Crucially this includes puppet, which can be sensitive to versions being different. I want our ...
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Recovering from a borked reprepro pull [duplicate]

We distribute our software via custom debian apt repositories we create with reprepro. (Disclaimer: I'm not the release engineer who set this up; he's no longer with us.) We have four repos: ...
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Enabling apt-get on a default Amazon EC2 instance which has yum installed

I'd like to call something like: sudo yum install apt to enable me to use apt-get as well as yum for installation. However this doesn't work. I get the following back: Loaded plugins: ...
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apt-get install from ppa.launchpad.net repository

Some time ago I installed zfs from ppa.launchpad.net repository for Ubuntu Server Oneric 11.10 by add-apt-repository ppa:zfs-native/stable apt-get update apt-get install spl-linux ubuntu-zfs ...
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Using a self-signed SSL cert for an HTTPS-based internal APT repository

I've set up a Debian repository (Ubuntu actually) for internal use with some private packages, and now want to make it available over the web to some specific servers. I would like apt-get / aptitude ...
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Ubuntu 10 repositories help

Looks like not all the files on my repositories any more as you see below. Failed to fetch ...
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1answer
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Managing myriad package repositories

On testing, development, and some other server and workstation environments, I use a variety of package repositories (with CentOS, for example, these include: remi, epel, rpmforge, jpackage, and ...
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Can I have two versions of the same package in an apt repository?

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 across my entire environment. To make code deploys easier, we are implementing a private apt repository where we can deploy builds of our code. One of the requirements of ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu kernel downgrade

Is there a way to downgrade Ubuntu kernel version by using apt-get package management tools? Is there Ubuntu repository with older kernel versions available? There are HW specific reasons I need to ...
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list all packages from a repository in ubuntu / debian

is there a command to see what packages are available from a certain ppa repository?
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Specify ubuntu repository from which a package is installed?

I want to install ffmpeg from mediubuntu. I've installed the repository per the instructions on: http://medibuntu.org/repository.php My conf.d repository listing: /etc/apt/sources.list.d# less ...
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Debian apt-get repository

We have our own internal package repository hosted on a webserver running apache. Internal users who want to install one of these packages point these sources.list to the webserver & do a apt-get ...
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Disable prompts while installing a Debian package

How can i disable totally the prompts that appear while installing a Debian package, i've used all the options that i've found but there are some packages that are still prompting. I'm using this ...
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What tools are there to create and manage an apt repository?

I'm currently in charge of packaging for Ubuntu some software my company creates and creating an apt repository for it. However, I'm having trouble finding tools to create and manage the repository ...
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How to set up a staging apt repository to securely manage upgrades

I would like to be able to run automatic apt-get upgrade (once per hour) on our servers (Ubuntu 10.04), so that I don't have to do it manually on all of them (about 15). However, for production ...
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Is it possible to search an apt repository via a web browser?

I've installed the beta version of Ubuntu 10.04 server edition (x64), but the system doesn't have an internet connection. Is there a way I can find out what packages are in the apt repository with ...
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Create a “controlled” APT proxy

Do you have any experience/scrips creating a controlled APT proxy (*)? Currently, I'm using apt-cacher to speed up installs/updates in my LAN, but as its name says, it's only a cache (and a good one ...
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apt-get not working on my Ubuntu Desktop 9.04 jaunty since this morning

Since this morning I am not able to use apt-get command on my Ubuntu 9.04 It's throwing the following error : W: Failed to fetch ...
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How do I tell what all packages are in a given repository?

A friend came to me with an Ubuntu question I didn't have a quick one-off answer for, so I present it to SF: How can I list all the packages available from a given apt repository? Example, all the ...
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What is the format of specifying 'http' repositories in /etc/apt/sources.list?

After specifying the url of the repository, what do the tags like 'stable','non-free' mean in the entries of /etc/apt/sources.list ? If we know the url of a repository, how do we decide about these ...