3rd-party Software Packages Sources

Over time various software packages which required additional 3rd-party package sources will be installed.

Its sometimes hard to remember which packages have been installed by a 3rd-party package source.

To uninstall all packages from specific repository:

$ sudo ppa-purge ppa:mc3man/trusty-media

Day of Ubuntu Walllpaper

A classic.

Direct Package download.

$ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keys.gnupg.net --recv-keys 0x7A5579BA519AE6BB
$ sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list.d/dylanmccall-ppa-trusty.list
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/dylanmccall/ppa/ubuntu karmic main
# deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/dylanmccall/ppa/ubuntu karmic main

Devolo Powerline

Powerline home network products.

Website: https://www.devolo.com/en/Downloads

$ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keys.gnupg.net --recv-keys 0x093E0372DBF92DF8
$ sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list.d/devolo-updates.list
# You may comment out this entry, but any other modifications may be lost.
# In particular, do not add a comment behind the entry on the same line,
# because that's what the Ubuntu Upgrade Managaer does when disabling all
# third-party repositories and that would cause this entry to be re-enabled.
# See /etc/cron.daily/devolo-updates for more details.
deb http://update.devolo.com/linux/apt/ stable main

Guardian Project KeySync

Various Android security tools and apps. Keysync

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:guardianproject/ppa

upmpdcli, upplay

Ubuntu builds for the upmpdcli UPnP front-end for mpd, the upplay Linux UPnP Control Point and the libupnpp library they depend on.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jean-francois-dockes/upnpp1

MPD Music Player Daemon

Tor Browser Launcher and OnionShare

Ubuntu software that isn’t packaged yet, including Tor Browser Launcher and OnionShare.


$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:micahflee/ppa

Nextcloud Client

Official Nextcloud packages for Ubuntu.

$ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keys.gnupg.net --recv-keys 0x977C43A8BA684223
$ sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list.d/owncloud-client.list
deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/isv:/ownCloud:/desktop/xUbuntu_14.04/ /


QUIMUP is a client for the music player daemon (MPD) written in C++ and QT3. The focus is on mouse handling. Playlist management is done entirely by drag-&-drop. Playback functions are directly accessible from the system tray. Supports album art.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:quimup/quimup


Nightly releases for Ring. Formerly called sflphone.

$ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keys.gnupg.net --recv-keys 0x9842E7BDE8E242F4
$ sudo sh -c "echo 'deb [arch=amd64] http://nightly.apt.ring.cx/ubuntu_14.04/ ring main' \
        >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ring-nightly-man.list"

Conky Mamager

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:teejee2008/ppa

Tor Project

Tor and the Tor GeoIP database.

$ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keys.gnupg.net --recv-keys 0xEE8CBC9E886DDD89
$ sudo sh -c "echo 'deb http://deb.torproject.org/torproject.org trusty main' \
        >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/torproject.org-mainline.list"
$ sudo sh -c "echo '# deb-src http://deb.torproject.org/torproject.org trusty main' \
        >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/torproject.org-mainline.list"


The Wine Windows Emulation for Linux.

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa

heroku.list nginx.org-mainline.list