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Y PPA Manager

Y PPA Manager is a GUI tool to easily add PPAs, search a package in all Launchpad PPAs, remove duplicate PPAs (only works with separate .list files), backup PPAs and other PPA-related tasks. Check out the Launchpad page for a complete features list.

Y PPA Manager 0.0.7.5 has just been released, the new version adding quicklists for Ubuntu 11.04 Unity launcher. That means that you can now right click the Y PPA Manager icon and select to add a PPA, search all the Launchpad PPAs and so on without having to launch the main Y PPA Manager interface.

The new version also comes with a lot of bug fixes like the icon not showing up (sometimes) in the Unity launcher, a bug that caused Y PPA Manager to ask for password multiple times when chaging the settings or using the PPA duplicate removal feature, changed some NotifyOSD icons, the Y PPA Manager icon when seen in Synapse / Kupfer, etc. uses the right font now and many other minor fixes and tweaks.


To take advantage of the new "quicklists" feature, search for Y PPA Manager in Dash, drag and drop the icon on the Unity launcher and then right click the icon.


Install Y PPA Manager


Add the Y PPA Manager PPA and install it in Ubuntu (9.10, 10.04, 10.10 and 11.04) using the commands below:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/y-ppa-manager
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install y-ppa-manager

If you find a bug, please report it @ Launchpad.
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