Often abbreviated bzr, Bazaar is a distributed version control system (VCS) with a focus on being easy to learn. Its development is sponsored by Canonical, the same company who sponsors the development of Ubuntu. It is tightly integrated with Launchpad and is the VCS of choice for Ubuntu ...

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Which PPA should I branch for developing the Unity Desktop UI itself?

In 14.04 using the ubuntu sdk. Imported lp:unity8, and lp:unity-mir. Unity8 requires unity-mir. unity-mir requires Qt5 core. I have it installed from the repositories, and so I just do not get what I ...
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Avoid initial full directory commit & rather add file to VCS just before modifying the file?

Could I put a certain file in some VCS like git/subversion/etc only "when" I am modifying it. So first I put the unmodified version & then the modified version. The desire is to put the file in ...
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How to submit bug fixes on launchpad?

I'm on Xubuntu, I fixed some bugs for some application that runs on ubuntu and debian, how to submit those bug fixes to launchpad? The dev team confirmed the bug but didn't assign anyone, I waited a ...
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Actual name or pen-name for bzr whoami?

I am setting up bazaar, and need to tell it my identity using whoami command. Am confused as to whether I should provide my real name, or my online/pen name for the purpose?
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Scripting bzr commands

Can someone push me in the right direction to either use a shell script or Python to make a script to simplify pushing a bzr branch to launchpad? The script process would be simple: cd ...
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Ubuntu Packaging Guide Tutorial: There seems to be no Makefile in this directory [closed]

I am attempting to package a simple video game for distribution on the Ubuntu Software Center. I have been working through the Ubuntu Packaging Guide Tutorial. I have succeeded in creating my GPG and ...
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how to version control a site with Bazaar?

basically, I want to make a local branch of my website so that I can edit files then merge them back to the server this is what I did: root@aziz-HP:~# bzr init ...
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How do I submit a patch to a Launchpad project?

With a Git/GitHub background and knowing very little about Bazaar VCS, I would like to occasionally report a bug to projects hosted on Launchpad, and even send a patch. I'd like to do it in a ...
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Some Bazaar packages are missing in Ubuntu 13.10 (especially bzr-svn)

Yesterday I installed Bazaar on Ubuntu 13.10. I also installed Bazaar plugins I use but some plugins installation failed because of missing packages. In my case the missing packages were bzr-svn and ...
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How to prevent etckeeper from saving cups/subscriptions.conf.0

Anacron sends me this message daily: /etc/cron.daily/etckeeper: Committing to: /etc/ modified cups/subscriptions.conf.O Committed revision 384. I have added this file to /etc/.bzrignore: ... # end ...
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Keeping /etc folder on a remote server

I have etckeeper with default configuration (bazaar as VCS). I want to keep this repository on the remote server (for example on Amazon EC2 or, if possible, on Dropbox/Box.net/Ubuntu One). I tried to ...
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How to get the revision history of a branch with bzrlib

I'm trying to get a list of committers to a bzr branch. I know I can get it through the command line with something along these lines: bzr log -n0 | grep committer | sed -e 's/^[[:space:]]*committer: ...
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How do I set up QT Creator to use launchpad?

I've created an UbuntuTouch program using QTCreator, and I'd like to set it up to store it in launchpad. How do I do that?
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Bazaar Will not allow Launchpad login

I am trying to set-up a working environment for application development on my lubuntu 12.04 system using this guide. But upon entering the command bzr launchpad-login mylaunchpadid, I am given an ...
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Unable to commit using bazaar tool to my unfuddle svn

Till now I was using "Rabbit VCS", but after changing my laptop somehow unable to install it properly. So, I have become a new user to "bazaar" which can be installed directly from "Ubuntu Software ...
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How do I install a bazaar fork in 13.10?

I found a Bazaar fork promising a solution to one of my issues here: Bluetooth indicator disappears on turning off bluetooth Problem is, I followed their instructions, and all it did was download the ...
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How to create a shared repository in dumb server mode in Bazaar?

How can I create a shared repository on a server if I only have access using sftp://? I suppose I could create the shared repository locally and then I could copy it to the server. In any case, can ...
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Create a new repository/branch using bzrlib

I'm trying to programmatically create a new blank Bazaar branch/repo, tantamount to running brz init. I've tried several different routes from the bzrlib documentation but so far haven't succeeded. ...
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Comparing arbitrary revisions between branches using Bazaar

Given two branches, branchA and branchB, is there a syntax for comparing arbitrary revisions X of branchA with Y of branchB? For example: cd /path/to/branchA bzr diff --new /path/to/branchB -rX ...
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Is there a bzr command to see all branches of a project on Launchpad?

If you visit a project on Launchpad, you can see all active branches of all developers involved in a project. Is there a bzr command to do the same without visiting Launchpad in a browser?
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Who is ubuntu-etherpad and why did they take ownership of my bzr branch?

I created a project in bazaar: # - On Effex - Desktop cd ~/Proj bzr init-repo cups-pdf bzr branch ubuntu:precise/cups-pdf precise bzr branch ubuntu:quantal/cups-pdf quantal bzr branch ...
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Ubuntu+bazaar, update openerp through command line

I have the following enviroment: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS OpenERP 7.0 bazaar 2.5.1 In relation to a bug found on the OperErp 7. There is a patch, some user already tested and it seems to work. I installed ...
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Creating Your Own Bazaar Server

I'm trying to run your own bazaar server on Ubuntu 12.04 server - so far after reading stuff in internet i found this "tutorial" http://michael.lustfield.net/content/creating-your-own-bazaar-server - ...
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How can several branches be nested in the same directory in a bzr-builder recipe?

I have the following recipe: # bzr-builder format 0.3 deb-version 7.0+{revno} lp:~bitglue/openobject-server/7.0 nest addons lp:~bitglue/openobject-addons/7.0 openerp/addons nest-part web ...
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Is it possible to use bzr on Launchpad without using port 22?

I'm trying to pull from and push to bazaar branches hosted at launchpad.net but my internet provider is blocking port 22. Is it possible to use port 80 or 443 instead?
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Bazaar - pull the last revision only (and not the whole branch)

Shortly: How can I take the latest revision (only) from a remote bazaar repository and add it as a new revision to a local repository. Background: I have a development system and a production system. ...
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How to write debian/changelog to allow build package other people

I've created simple debian package which I am building using bzr bd. the problem is my colleague is unable to build this package using this method, without changing changelog's email to her own, so ...
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What are the advantages and disadventages of git or bzr + rsync vs rdiff-backup?

I used to use rsync to do backups, but then I switched to rdiff-backup to incremental backups. Recently, I discovered git and bzr while working on a coding project. So, I was thinking, I could have ...
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Is there a way to see a list of unreachable revisions in Bazaar?

If I do an uncommit, Bazaar gives me a revision id which I can use to retrieve the uncommitted revision, should I ever need it. If I don't write it down right after the uncommit, is there a way to ...
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How to delete unreachable revisions from a shared repository in Bazaar

A shared repository in Bazaar stores all the revisions of all the branches. If you delete a branch that had some unique revisions in it, those revisions will still remain in the repository, and ...
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Why aren't commits to this Git repository showing up in a branch on Launchpad?

This branch here is supposed to be importing code from the following Git repository: http://git.chromium.org/webm/libwebp.git However, it isn't. According to "Recent revisions" further down the ...
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Why can't I connect to xmlrpc.launchpad.net?

I tried to check out the source code of opencog(cogbuntu) using bazaar using the commands they had mentioned in their wiki. This is the code entered in the terminal bzr branch -r40 lp:cogbuntu ...
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How to merge a branch in bzr?

I am a participant in the Ubuntu App Showdown contest and I got some feedback https://myapps.developer.ubuntu.com/dev/apps/1183/feedback/ and I want to merge the bzr branch of M. Hall to my main ...
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No Launchpad project set, leave blank to abort. Quickly

Create project: https://launchpad.net/randomazer input: quickly submitubuntu. Error: Launchpad connection is ok No Launchpad project set, leave blank to abort.
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How to make changes while viewing a diff in bzr explorer?

bzr explorer is the GUI tool for Bazaar (bzr). It can show diffs pretty nicely, but I can't seem to figure out a way to make changes in the diff viewer. Other basic functions would be the ability to ...
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bzr: change saved location

How can I change the saved location of repository when using bzr ? When you do: bzr push, it's normally what you can see: Using saved push location: bzr+ssh://bazaar.launchpad.net/XX
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Change version number in launchpad

While committing package to launchpad through quickly submit, version automatically jumped to current month, that is 12.07. I did try to delete all milestones and re-upload the package. But every ...
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How can I install Inkscape from BZR?

In order to get the latest version of Inkscape, one has to use BZR. How can I install inkscape using BZR and properly install it on my System?. Detailed step by step guide would be preferable.
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Problems starting to use Launchpad

I've been reading the different tutorials that Launchpad directs you to. And they've all helped alot. And seems like the system is a lot simpler and easier to use than Github. But I can't seem to get ...
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How do I create a Debian branch for my project on Launchpad?

I have a project on Launchpad that consists of a single branch (trunk). I would like to create a second branch that contains the Debian packaging for the project (with the intent of creating a build ...
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How do I fix “bzr: ERROR: Unable to determine your name. ”?

I am trying to quickly create my first app and am getting gtk errors when I try to run or create an application. Here is a copy of what I executed and what results I got: ...
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Which VCS to use for Ubuntu development?

I want to start contributing to Ubuntu projects and while going through the Beginner's guide, I noticed that the suggested VCS for Ubuntu development is Bazaar. I currently use Git and find it very ...
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How to stop bzr from using ssh (asking a password) for downloading?

I have configured bzr to push updates and now it's using ssh for downloading all the branches too. Is it possible to use ssh only for uploading?
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How can I get statistics, how line count has changed over time?

How can I get statistics, how line count changed over time? I use bazaar for my project and it would be really nice to know, if I am refactoring code correctly.
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What's the right way to make a backport recipe for bzr-builder?

I maintain some packages in LP that I need to backport to oneiric, lucid and --- even --- hardy. For example, my trunk branch builds correctly to precise and quantal, and I want to create a separate ...
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Is there a way to set build preference on Launchpad?

Say, for example, I am solving a problem for someone. I know they are on x64. Is there a way to set the build preference to x64 before x86?
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How To Set Up Bazaar Server On Ubuntu Server

How do you set up a Bazaar server on Ubuntu server? I have home server running Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS I want to use as a Bazaar central server. How do I do that? (create repository (if not the same), ...
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download latest bzr revision only

Sometimes I want to get a bzr branch (e.g. lp:~elementary-design/+junk/elementarywalls or lp:gimp), but I have a slow Internet connection and only want to download the latest revision. How do I do ...
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Bazaar issues while installing Ubuntu TV

I tried to install Ubuntu TV in Ubuntu 12.04 with this guide: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuTV/Contributing. Everything had been OK until I wrote to the terminal bzr branch lp:~s-team/ubuntutv/trunk ...
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How do I host my own Bazaar shared repositories?

What I want ? We operate in a small team of 9 people including developers, QA and designers. I want to setup a version control. We have a ubuntu (server edition) and i want to host all our ...