Take a package like sqlite3: http://packages.ubuntu.com/lucid/i386/libsqlite3-0/filelist http://packages.ubuntu.com/lucid/i386/libsqlite3-dev/filelist Note that the linker name ...
I am developing Python applications in Ubuntu. I want to setup a Distribute/virtualenv/pip ecosystem to manage my Python packages independently of any system Python packages (which I manage in ...
I have 4.5.2 installed from the Ubuntu official repositories. I would like to install 4.6 as well to try out the C++0x features it brings. How can I do this without breaking my system? I'm fine with ...
Is there any way to get source diffs between a locally-installed package and its updated one? This will be useful to check exactly which parts have been fixed, changed or added. For example, say you ...
What is the difference between upstream and downstream when referring to who to go to as a developer?
What is the difference between upstream and downstream when referring to who (or where) to go to as a developer or packager?
I'm an avid developer but I never actually gotten around to setting up my own PPA - how would someone go about this? Common issues encountered? How do I get my source code to be compiled into packages ...