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Whom should I ask to update a package to a new upstream release?

Whom should I ask for upgrading the particular package, if there is a new upstream release? Should I file a bug report? What if the package is maintained by Debian maintainers? Should I leave a ...
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What does “Fix Committed” mean?

Is it valid if I mark a bug "Fix Committed" if the package in question is hosted upstream (outside of Launchpad)? example: bug report, committed fix.
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How do I get a patch applied to a package, when the upstream maintainer does not seem active?

I know of bugs where there is a fix available, which has been posted upstream. However, the upstream maintainer hasn't responded to the patch, or applied it to the project's source code. Would it be ...