How to use the Ubuntu repository

The Adiscon Ubuntu Repository has been setup to provide support for the latest rsyslog versions on Ubuntu 12 including support for necessary third party packages. Please note that the Ubuntu Repository is open for testing at the moment, and contains only the latest version for v7-devel. The new packages are based in the original and latest Ubuntu 12 rsyslog packages, so in most cases an simple sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade will be enough to update rsyslog. Please note that these packages are currently experimental. Use at your own risk.

To use our repository, follow these steps:

  1. Install our PGP Key into your apt system

    sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver AEF0CF8E
  2. Edit your /etc/apt/sources.list and add these lines to the end

    # Adiscon repository
    deb precise/
    deb-src precise/
  3. Once done perform these commands to update your apt cache and install the latest rsyslog version

    sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade
  4. If you receive a message like this while upgrading follow these steps below:

    The following packages have been kept back:
    0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded.

    sudo apt-get install rsyslog

We highly appriciate any feedback or bug reports.

The newest information will be available on the Ubuntu Repository project page.

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