3rd Party Repository: GetDeb Apps

This repository is available for: Precise  Trusty  Xenial 

Title: Latest open source and freeware applications - Apps

GetDeb is an unofficial project with the mission to provide the latest open source and freeware applications for the current Ubuntu Linux release, in an easy to install manner.

The GetDeb repository extends the official repositories by providing latest versions and new applications. Unlike the official packages, GetDeb packages do not have a predefined release schedule - new software versions are provided as they become available from their authors. There is a short and limited testing phase instead of a full testing cycle to ensure packaging quality, however it is less strict than Ubuntu's official requirements.


Daily Build: no

To setup the GetDeb Apps repositories:

wget -q -O - http://archive.getdeb.net/getdeb-archive.key | sudo apt-key add -
sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu xenial-getdeb apps" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list'


Most recent updates in GetDeb Apps PPA (Xenial)

Date Package Version
2017-09-14 20:08:58 UTC youtube-dl 1:2017.09.11-1~getdeb1
2017-09-14 20:08:58 UTC pycharm 2017.2.3-1~getdeb1
2017-09-14 20:08:58 UTC meteo 0.9.7-1~getdeb1
2017-09-14 20:08:58 UTC chatty 0.8.7-1~getdeb1
2017-09-10 17:09:37 UTC youtube-dl 1:2017.09.02-1~getdeb1

Ubuntu-tweak Versions in GetDeb Apps PPA

UbuntuUpdates arbitrarily picked ubuntu-tweak as the main package of this PPA.

Package Release Latest Version Latest Update
ubuntu-tweak xenial 0.8.7-1~getdeb2~xenial 2016-04-21 23:08:23 UTC
ubuntu-tweak trusty 0.8.7-1~getdeb1 2014-04-23 19:09:01 UTC
ubuntu-tweak precise 0.8.6-1~getdeb1 2013-10-27 03:08:58 UTC

Packages in PPA for Xenial

See packages for selected release: Precise  Trusty  Xenial 

Deleted packages are displayed in grey.

Head packages

sphlib libxcm libroadnav libzenxml libqtwit
speedtest-cli libclastfm rabbitvcs eiffelstudio shellpic
dukto ytd-gtk alchemy aqualung davexplorer
bashare invulgotracker beansheet rssowl bookwrite
chmsee gnocky codeslayer conkywizard drawpile
jdiskreport tbo pooka patchelfmod ruby-pagoda-client
nautilus-flickr-uploader ignuit songbird tvpvrd hartmath
yydecode skunkdav glc-player gnormalize rbutil
elektra encspot enrollix frostwire gimp-save-for-web
rubyripper miam-player qwitik mkudfiso mtac
reduce-algebra mve ruby-pagoda-tunnel penguinpills skype-call-recorder
pomamonitor ps3mediaserver pixelitor comex-base xvst
tide tsmuxer simplescreenrecorder umplayer wiican
wibom-gtk bluegriffon utrac vocal wadoku-notify
wago-popup-dict glclib argouml qosmic diy-layout-creator
upp gnaural xautoclick ochdownloader livestreamer-ui
libgnome2-vte-perl libpagoda-ruby gnome-connection-manager anomos jnetmap
diff-pdf drjava gfire storybook luminance
slowmovideo ubuntu-tweak umlet wikidpad pac
liferea deadbeef qrcode alexandra polly
libqtav something-for-reddit gnome-twofactorauth gnome-twitch docear
photocollage satellite filezilla mount-gtk legofy
noteshrink glabels bibfilex freefilesync git-radar
pianobooster qstopmotion hexitor ncid c++-gtk-utils
qdvdauthor hexchat friture ariamaestosa polybar
xnviewmp corebird sweethome3d rednotebook no-more-secrets
zbarlight azureus symon synergy pyaes
gradio sayonara avidemux2.6 popout3d remotebox
screentranslator calibre clipgrab beebeep subsonic
lollypop opentoonz dtags abcl peek
ansiweather tvbrowser libfilezilla cryptomator gnucash
howl libiniparse-ruby rssguard pragha ruby-gli
fotoxx virt-manager electrum meteo ostorybook
youtube-dl mynotex qtrans spigot chatty
pycharm mmediac

Dependent packages

eiffelstudio-data libqtwit-dev bluegriffon-data codeslayer-dev umk-dbg
libclastfm0 rbutil-dbg libsph1 rabbitvcs-core libclastfm0-dev
libcodeslayer0 glclib-dev libglc2 libqtwit1 libroadnav-dev
elektra-dev libroadnav1 frostwire-data libcomex-base0.1-cil libsph-dev
libssr-glinject libzenxml2.0-dev theide-dbg python-livestreamer-ui rabbitvcs-gedit
umk patchelfmod-dbg rabbitvcs-cli reduce-algebra-docs reduce-algebra-fonts


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<p>I get this error message.</p> <p>$ echo &quot;deb <a href="http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu">http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu</a> lucid-getdeb apps&quot; &gt;&gt; /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list<br> bash: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list: Permission denied</p>
posted at 2010-05-13 18:52:37 UTC by kokosh
<p>@kolosh, sorry I should have mentioned that you either need to be root before running this or prefix the echo line with &#39;sudo&#39;.</p>
posted at 2010-05-13 23:02:12 UTC by uupdates
<p>I&#39;ve tried the puppes package and it didn&#39;t work. It installed and I can connect to the web UI, but the page is blank and I can&#39;t see the upnp device on both my windows-pc and my xbox.</p>
posted at 2010-05-24 10:52:40 UTC by n3rd

I'm not sure if you already fixed in meantime, but for other people who will end up on this page:

Editing the repositories requires root privileges.

So you have several options to execute this correctly, I'll put down 2 of them:

sudo bash -c "echo "deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu lucid-getdeb apps" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list"

sudo -i; echo "deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu lucid-getdeb apps" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list

DONT use:
sudo echo "deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu lucid-getdeb apps" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list

because that will fail, since only the first part will be executed as root but the append write (the part after >>) will be done as the current user, that's why I added the bash -c part, that will make sure the entire command will be executed as root

I hope someone finds it useful!

posted at 2011-04-17 11:40:56 UTC by David

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