PPASEARCH- A tool that search and add PPA repository in ubuntu via command line

PPASEARCH is a nice tool that search launchpad PPAs  via command line and add them to Ubuntu repositories, it is available  for Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx and Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat.

The use of PPAsearch is easy,  just open terminal and type ppasearch <application name> .

Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx and Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat

Open terminal and enter the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:wrinkliez/ppasearch
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get  install ppasearch


For example i want to search for deluge ppa, open terminal and type:

ppasearch deluge


You will got a list of PPAs that contain the package deluge, choose one by typing the number and confirm. 

Note : Always try to add the official repository, like in the screenshot above i chosed to add the official ppa for deluge team.

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  • Delin

    Thanks for sharing this info. This command is very useful.

  • Massimiliano

    can’t install on Maverick: no packages in the repository.
    It works on Lucid.

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    Same here, no packages in repository.

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