Monday, June 17, 2013

[HOW TO] Enable PPAs after Release Upgrade

After doing a release upgrade, 3rd-party PPAs are disabled by default. Let's learn how to enable them again.

Enable PPAs

  1. Run "Synaptic Package Manager" using Applications Menu > System > Synaptic Package Manager. If Synaptic not installed, open a terminal window and run:
  2. sudo apt-get install synaptic -y
  3. Open Settings > Repositories and select the Other Software tab.
  4. Identify the entries that start with disabled on upgrade to and enable them using the checkbox.
  5. Close and Reload.

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