Y PPA Manager 0.9.9 Released With Support For Linux Mint 15 And Ubuntu 13.10 [Quick Update]

Quick update: today I’ve released Y PPA Manager 0.9.9 with support for Linux Mint 15 Olivia as well as the latest Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander (currently under development).For those not familiar with Y PPA Manager, this is a tool that lets you easily add, remove or purge PPAs as well as search for packages in Launchpad PPAs, a feature that should be very useful when you can’t find a PPA for your favourite app on WebUpd8 or other similar websites. Other features include:list the packages available in a PPA added on your system;download packages from PPAs without adding them;PPAs backup / restore, along with all the PPA keys;update single repositories using a command line tool (by the way, when you add a PPA using Y PPA Manager, it’s updated without updating all the software sources) called “update-ppa” – usage example: “sudo update-ppa ppa:webupd8team/java”;some options that should help you re-enable the working PPAs when upgrading to a newer Ubuntu / Linux Mint version;remove duplicate PPAs;Unity quicklists / optional AppIndicator; more.A complete list of features can be found on Launchpad.The Linux Mint 15 and Ubuntu 13.10 (useful even if you don’t use Saucy: you can search Launchpad for a certain package to

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