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How can kbarcode be included back in to the Ubuntu repositories?
Where can I suggest that this be included back?

Yesterday I compiled kbarcode for kde4 from source to suit U12.04.4LTS.
Which turned out to be a relatively straight forward and painless process.
The remarkable thing is kbarcode worked first go!

1) set up git for src code, which is here kbarcode-git repository

2) figure out cmake, (man cmake and simple cmake howto)

3) use apt-file to find packages for missing libraries

4) install missing kde4 libraries

5) compile with cmake

6) use checkinstall to make a debian package and install on system

Now I have a freshly brewed kbarcode-kde4_20140215-1_amd64.deb for my U12.04.4LTS boxen, Sweeeet!

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It looks like it was removed 3 years ago because it still depends on kde3, and hasn't been updated since then. Are you sure you have it using kde4? Does it work on 13.10? –  psusi Feb 16 at 0:43
    
@psusi - half of the KDE stuff needs to be updated, since quite a bit of it was last done in 2005... Anyway, this has a version for 10.04 Lucid... You could start your own ppa, if you want... –  Wilf Feb 16 at 1:49
    
The Ubuntu Development wiki has page: wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuDevelopment/NewPackages –  user26687 Feb 16 at 17:00