How to Add GetDeb Repository on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Easy Guide

September 20, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic GetDeb Repository Installation Guide

You are Welcome! The Tip Shows You How to Add the GetDeb Repository for Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic 32/64-bit GNU/Linux.

Especially relevant: at this time to Enable GetDeb Repo for Ubuntu 18.10 you have to Amend it Manually.

Then due to this Quick Fix Turn Around Not All the GetDeb Packages may be Installed on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic.

Finally, 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..

How to Add GetDeb Repository on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator session
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Add GetDeb Repository on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic - Open Terminal
  2. How to Download GetDeb Reposistory for Ubuntu

    Grab GetDeb Repo
  3. Installing GetDeb Repos on Ubuntu

    cd ~/Downloads
    sudo dpkg -i getdeb-repo*.deb

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

  4. Refreshing Ubuntu Repositories

    sudo apt update

    For Ubuntu 18.10+ Look into the Output to see if may be it has been Disabled…

  5. Solving Latest Ubuntu Releases Repo Disabled Issue

    sudo /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list

    Step down the Repo Release…
    Then for 18.10 Amend ‘cosmic-getdeb’ in:


    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano ;)
    Finally, Refresh Ubuntu Repos again

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