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AG Projects - Software Repositories

Debian and Ubuntu Linux packages

Install AG Projects software signing key:

sudo apt-key add agp-debian-gpg.key

Add the following lines to /etc/apt/sources.list

Ubuntu Lucid

deb lucid main 
deb-src lucid main

Ubuntu Maverick

deb maverick main 
deb-src maverick main

Ubuntu Natty

deb natty main 
deb-src natty main

Ubuntu Oneiric

deb oneiric main 
deb-src oneiric main

Debian Stable

deb stable main 
deb-src stable main

Debian Unstable

deb unstable main 
deb-src unstable main

To install or upgrade a software package:

sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install package_name

Replace package_name with the name of the software package.

Tar Archives

Some packages are available as tar archives:

Version Control Repositories

The source code is managed using darcs version control tool. The darcs repository can be fetched with:

darcs get

Replace package_name with the name of the software package.

To obtain the incremental changes after the initial get run:

darcs pull -a

Manual Installation

All python software packages can be installed system-wide using:

sudo python install

Debian Package Building

Some of the packages are ready to be packaged for Debian like distributions by using this procedure:

Create under each repository a clean distribution file:

python sdist

Go to the ./dist directory and untar the file created at the step above.

Go to the newly created directory and type:


The .deb and related files are built in the upper directory.