How to add repos and public keys?

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How to add repos and public keys?

Postby cespinal on Wed Aug 19, 2009 6:13 pm

Dear fellows,
I come to you in this moment of despair to beg for your mercyful aid:

How on Earth do I add a third party repo, including its public key? I have been searching a lot and haven't been able to do so

The repo I want to add is in this url: http://xbmc.org/wiki/?title=HOW-TO_inst ... ep-by-step

Since I have not been able to do this via synaptic, would you please advice on how to proceed? GUI indications or just command line instructions would suffice.

Mint beats Ubuntu in everythin, except on this :(

Thanks for your help :)
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Re: How to add repos and public keys?

Postby ell02 on Wed Aug 19, 2009 6:33 pm

http://www.getdeb.net/

Go here get ubuntu tweak. You can enable lots of repos xmbc included.I use it on mint, heresy, i know but quick an simple.
As with anything use sensibly.
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Re: How to add repos and public keys?

Postby emorrp1 on Wed Aug 19, 2009 6:38 pm

repo: Synaptic > Settings > Repositories > new:
url: http://ppa.launchpad.net/team-xbmc/ppa/ubuntu/
distro: jaunty
section: main

If you insist on needing the public key (not strictly necessary, though I suppose it's recommended for security) see https://help.launchpad.net/Packaging/PP ... ngSoftware
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Re: How to add repos and public keys?

Postby cespinal on Thu Aug 20, 2009 2:01 am

ell02 wrote:http://www.getdeb.net/

Go here get ubuntu tweak. You can enable lots of repos xmbc included.I use it on mint, heresy, i know but quick an simple.
As with anything use sensibly.


HA!!!! Call me eretic, but this worked perfectly!, muchas gracias :)

As for non-heretical procedures, its a pity mint still needs to use the terminal to perform this task that otherwise is so easy to do in ubuntu
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Re: How to add repos and public keys?

Postby emorrp1 on Thu Aug 20, 2009 3:08 am

cespinal wrote:As for non-heretical procedures, its a pity mint still needs to use the terminal to perform this task that otherwise is so easy to do in ubuntu

This is going to be fixed in Helena :-)
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