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    "add-apt-repository: command not found" Help

    I'm currently running Debian Squeeze and I keep on getting the error "add-apt-repository: command not found".
    I looked this up, and found that the "add-apt-repository" command is in both "software-properties-common" and "python-software-properties".
    So, I went to install "python-software-properties" and I get:

    "python-software-properties is already the newest version."

    I went to install "software-properties-common" and I get:

    "E: Unable to locate package software-properties-common".

    I can't figure out how to install the "add-apt-repository" command.
    If you don't have a solution, could you at least explain how I could manually edit /etc/apt/sources.list to do the same thing as running this command?:

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8

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    Linux Engineer TNFrank's Avatar
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    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8
    I know with Jupiter Power Management I'd put it webupd8team/jupiter so you might try webupd8/nilarimogard and see if that works. Not an expert, just passin' along how I've done add-apt-repository in the past for Jupiter.

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    Penguin of trust elija's Avatar
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    Either at home or at work or down the pub
    No guarantees as the packages might not be compatible but this may help
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    Which Batman is the best,
    There's only one true answer my friend,
    It's Adam Bloody West!

    The Fifth Continent

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