Allow packages not related to installation, to be available for install with daily or with asking if really want to add app from another version repository to triage also daily builds.

Bug #1865516 reported by Kangarooo Jānis on 2020-03-02
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peek (Ubuntu)
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ubuntu-meta (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Allow packages not related to installation, to be available for install to use apps that help triage also.

Gif maker Peek
Boot fixer boot-repair
etc.. (can post here more good triaging apps)

Example solution from Peek github https://github.com/phw/peek#ubuntu

[[Ubuntu

You can install the latest versions of Peek from the Ubuntu PPA.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:peek-developers/stable
sudo apt update
sudo apt install peek

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair && boot-repair

If you want to use the latest development version there is also a PPA with daily builds available. Use the repository ppa:peek-developers/daily in the above commands.]]

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 20.04
Package: ubuntu-desktop (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 5.4.0-14.17-generic 5.4.18
Uname: Linux 5.4.0-14-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.11-0ubuntu18
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: KDE
Date: Mon Mar 2 17:08:39 2020
InstallationDate: Installed on 2020-03-01 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Kubuntu 20.04 LTS "Focal Fossa" - Alpha amd64 (20200301)
SourcePackage: ubuntu-meta
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Kangarooo Jānis (kangarooo) wrote :
Kangarooo Jānis (kangarooo) wrote :
description: updated
Kangarooo Jānis (kangarooo) wrote :

Why i cant add Boot-Repair?

description: updated
summary: Allow packages not related to installation, to be available for install
- to use apps that help triage also.
+ with daily or with asking if really want to add app from another version
+ repository to use apps that help triage also daily builds.
summary: Allow packages not related to installation, to be available for install
with daily or with asking if really want to add app from another version
- repository to use apps that help triage also daily builds.
+ repository to triage also daily builds.
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