Abhay Rana aka Nemo

How to run apt-add-repository behind firewalls (#iitr)

Copied from OMGUbuntu

  1. Press Alt-F2 and type “gksu gedit /usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/softwareproperties/ppa.py”
  2. Find line 88, change “keyserver.ubuntu.com” to “hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80”
  3. Save and close

Note that this is the default setting in Ubuntu Natty Narwhal (11.04), and was only applicable for Maverick or older versions.

Published on April 01, 2011 in ubuntu,snippet