Quote Originally Posted by Dave_L View Post
I voted too.

But even if Anki 2 were in the repo, it would quickly become out of date, since Anki has been getting updated every week or so, with bug fixes or feature additions.

What's needed is a volunteer, or volunteers, to keep the repo package updated on a continuing basis.
That's never going to happen for the package in the official repositories. However people interested in doing that could very well set up (and maintain ) a PPA repository. Which is the exact things what the PPA's are for....