How to Add a PPA to Ubuntu 12.04 Server

So, if you've just install Ubuntu 12.04 (?!?!?!!?!?) server version you'll soon realize that you just can't run add-apt-repository. (And why would you be installing 12.04, it's almost 2014 by now!).

Problem here is a missing package which name could not be much more offtopic, or plainly deceiving: python-software-properties. So go on and run

sudo aptitude install python-software-repository

Then you can run add-apt-repository freely and hopefuly adding nice ppas!

Posted by: fabzter
Last revised: 30 Nov, 2013 05:13 AM History


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