Ubuntu Studio Backports PPA

The Ubuntu Studio Backports PPA is available for those who wish to bring newer versions of Ubuntu Studio tools, themes, and functionality to earlier versions of Ubuntu. Currently, the Ubuntu Studio Backports PPA supports the following Ubuntu versions:

  • 18.04 Bionic Beaver - until April 2021, required to receive LTS support for Ubuntu Studio 18.04

  • 19.04 Disco Dingo - until January 2020

This PPA contains updated versions of key tools, including:

  • Ubuntu Studio Controls
  • Ubuntu Studio Installer
  • Themes, Icons, Wallpapers, and Menus
  • Carla rack & patchbay (originally from KXStudio)

  • Updated versions of the Calf Studio Gear plugins
  • Audio plugins from the Linux Studio Project (lsp-plugins)
  • DISTRHO Audio Plugins (dpf-plugins)

To add this PPA, open a terminal window and simply type:

 sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntustudio-ppa/backports 
 sudo apt update
 sudo apt full-upgrade

NOTE: It is highly recommended to remove this PPA prior to upgrading Ubuntu Studio from one version to the next.

To remove this PPA, open a terminal window and type:

 sudo apt install ppa-purge
 sudo ppa-purge ppa:ubuntustudio-ppa/backports

UbuntuStudio/BackportsPPA (last edited 2019-07-18 22:40:43 by eeickmeyer)