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Xlr_Prahlad 10-20-2012 10:30 PM

cannot add repository
 
cannot add repository
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/jupiter


Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/add-apt-repository", line 125, in <module>
ppa_info = get_ppa_info_from_lp(user, ppa_name)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/softwareproperties/ppa.py", line 80, in get_ppa_info_from_lp
curl.perform()
pycurl.error: (6, "Couldn't resolve host 'launchpad.net'")

TB0ne 10-21-2012 10:15 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Xlr_Prahlad (Post 4811141)
cannot add repository
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/jupiter


Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/add-apt-repository", line 125, in <module>
ppa_info = get_ppa_info_from_lp(user, ppa_name)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/softwareproperties/ppa.py", line 80, in get_ppa_info_from_lp
curl.perform()
pycurl.error: (6, "Couldn't resolve host 'launchpad.net'")

And a brief Google search for the error tells you that it's probably because of a proxy or DNS problem, which has been asked (and answered) on the Ubuntu forums:
http://askubuntu.com/questions/13198...a-repositories


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