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       add-apt-repository    -    Adds   a   repository   into   the   /etc/apt/sources.list   or
       /etc/apt/sources.list.d or removes an existing one


       add-apt-repository [OPTIONS] REPOSITORY


       add-apt-repository  is  a  script  which  adds  an  external  APT  repository  to   either
       /etc/apt/sources.list or a file in /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ or removes an already existing

       The options supported by add-apt-repository are:

       -h, --help Show help message and exit

       -m, --massive-debug Print a lot of debug information to the command line

       -r, --remove Remove the specified repository

       -y, --yes Assume yes to all queries

       -u, --update After adding the repository, update the package cache with packages from this
       repository (avoids need to apt-get update)

       -k, --keyserver Use a custom keyserver URL instead of the default

       -s, --enable-source Allow downloading of the source packages from the repository


       REPOSITORY can be either a line that can be added directly to sources.list(5), in the form
       ppa:<user>/<ppa-name> for adding Personal Package Archives, or a distribution component to

       In the first form, REPOSITORY will just be appended to /etc/apt/sources.list.

       In the second form, ppa:<user>/<ppa-name> will be expanded to the full deb line of the PPA
       and added into a new file in the /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ directory.  The GPG  public  key
       of the newly added PPA will also be downloaded and added to apt's keyring.

       In the third form, the given distribution component will be enabled for all sources.


       sources.list(5) apt-get(8)


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