Ultimate Edition Repository

    Adding Ultimate Edition repository is a fairly easy straight forward process. There are many ways to do this I am going to show multiple ways of accomplishing the same task, you can use what ever it is you find easiest. Please only use one method or you may have duplicates in your sources.list. Another option is to use Ultamatix it will add it for you.

    Our repository not only works with Ultimate Edition, but Ubuntu as well. Many of the packages on our repository are newer then Ubuntu‘s repository has. To see a full list of the gigs & gigs of software that will be available to your finger tips, you can browse the packages here. Many only available here. Why? I have written a few ;)

Adding software repositories




What is a software repository?

    As quoted from Wiki, yes I am lazy & do not like to recreate the wheel ;)

A software repository is a storage location from which software packages may be retrieved and installed on a computer. Many software publishers and other organisations maintain servers on the Internet for this purpose, either free of charge or for a subscription fee. Repositories may be solely for particular programs, such as CPAN for the Perl programming language, or for an entire operating system. Operators of such repositories typically provide a package management system, tools intended to search for, install and otherwise manipulate software packages from the repositories. For example, many Linux distributions use Advanced Packaging Tool, commonly found in Debian based distributions or yum, found in Red Hat based distributions. There are also multiple independent package management systems, such as pacman, used in Arch Linux and equo, found in Sabayon Linux.

As software repositories are designed to include useful packages, major repositories are designed to be malware free. If a computer is configured to use a digitally signed repository from a reputable vendor, and is coupled with an appropriate permissions system, this significantly reduces the threat of malware to these systems. As a side effect, many systems that have these capabilities do not require anti-malware software such as anti-virus software.[1]

Most major Linux distributions have many repositories around the world that mirror the main repository.



GUI based adding of software repositories:

Select System >> Administration >> Software sources
Software sources

Select Third-party software tab and click the add… button at the bottom.

Software sources

Distribution VersionDistroname
Ultimate Edition2.9maverick
Ultimate Edition2.8maverick
Ultimate Edition2.7lucid
Ultimate Edition2.6lucid
Ultimate Edition2.5karmic
Ultimate Edition2.4karmic
Ultimate Edition2.3jaunty
Ultimate Edition2.2jaunty
Ultimate Edition2.1intrepid
Ultimate Edition2.0intrepid
Ultimate Edition1.9hardy
Ultimate Edition1.8hardy

Using the Table above enter:

deb http://downloadue.info/repo DISTRONAME all#Ultimate Edition Repository

Replacing DISTRONAME with your distro based on the table above.

For example using Ultimate Edition 2.2 or 2.3 would be:

deb http://downloadue.info/repo jaunty all#Ultimate Edition Repository

If you are using Ubuntu you can also add our repository using your current distro name for example lucid for 10.04.

Terminal based adding of software repositories:



I should not have to ever introduce such a method if you are comfortable in a terminal I am wasting my time, because you know ;)

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