Ubuntu Software Center

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Sun Aug 26 20:33:46 UTC 2012

On 26 August 2012 19:13, Bill Stanley <bstanle at wowway.com> wrote:
> I want to install some software but I am finding that of the software in the
> Ubuntu Software center (USC) is horribly out of date.  For example, the
> Scribus desktop publishing program on USC is version Since I
> use it on other computers, Scribus is now at version 1.4.1.  It is available
> on the Mint Software Repository and I would like to download it from there.
> I assume that since Mint and Ubuntu are so close, there will be few problems
> using either software repository.  I have several questions.

scribus is at 1.4.0 in Ubuntu 12.04.  Alternatively if you add the ppa
at https://launchpad.net/~scribus/+archive/ppa it appears you can get

Often searching for a ppa is the best way if you want the latest
version of something.


> 1.  What is the address of the Ubuntu Software Repository repository?  I
> would like to add that to the Mint computer software sources.
> 2.  Does anybody know the address of the Mint Software Repository?  I would
> like to add that to the Ubuntu computer.
> 3.  What is the best way to add these repositories to the repository search
> list?
> Bill Stanley
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