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Launchpad Build Recipes: How do I correctly specify build dependencies for packages in the same PPA?

I am trying to build Code::Blocks IDE on Ubuntu 16.04 using this recipe: https://code.launchpad.net/~damien-moore/+recipe/codeblocks-16.01-release It needs libwxgtk2.8-dev, which isn't in the 16.04 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 translation status (case study)

I have been looking at the translation of Ubuntu 16.04 as project management case study and I was really curious about the number of languages which would be 'fully translated' for this release. They ...
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Agent admitted failure to sign using the key

After a fresh ubuntu install, it seems I can't use any bzr branch commands. I get the following error: Agent admitted failure to sign using the key. Permission denied (publickey). ...
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Testing the newest kernel without rebooting

I've reported a bug (1568635) on launchpad. They replied, asking me to test the latest kernel. I have a live DVD iso, can connect to lan Internet and have a link to the newest kernel files (.deb). I ...
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How to work around build dependencies with disparate epoch numbers?

I have a build on Launchpad that is failing for reasons that escape me. The package clearly lists the build dependencies as: Merged Build-Depends: ..., golang (>= 1:1.4~) | gccgo-5, ... Filtered ...
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(Ubuntu Touch )How to resolve Network Error retry again error on Ubuntu one login?

When I am trying to install apps from Ubuntu App Store on my nexus 5 Ubuntu 15.04 r92 I can't login to app store it always gives the same error. My credientials and network settings are right (I am ...
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How are Launchpad teams usually formed?

Over time, I answered a number of questions here. Many times, these questions were quite (user) specific and answers were created, writing in an improvising way. In some occasions however, things were ...
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How do I contribute code to Ubuntu so that Ubuntu devs have to expend a minimum of effort in integrating it?

I have submitted a few bug reports over the years, most have never been closed (not closed fixed, anyway). I think I could speed this process a bit if I submitted patches. However: How do I submit ...
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Changelog of bq-Channel for Ubuntu Touch

I'm running Ubuntu Touch at the channel 'ubuntu-touch/rc-proposed/bq-aquaris.en'. My current version is r272. I would really like to know what had been changed since version r271. I already searched ...
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How to install DB Browser for SQLite via PPA?

On the website they have mentioned to user ppa For Ubuntu and derivaties, @deepsidhu1313 provides a PPA with our latest release here: ...
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How to build -dev package in launchpad?

I am developing small library and I've created appropriate debian package configuration. You can take a look at it at https://github.com/mspanc/vspec. When I run debuild locally it properly builds ...
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Launchpad invoking 64-bit programme in 32-bit build environment

I am trying to package a Qt programme for Trusty. I have successfully built the package in my system and uploaded it to a PPA. The control file includes the following: Build-Depends: debhelper (>= ...
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I reported a bug on launchpad a while ago and it seems to be fixed now, what should I do?

I reported the following bug back when I was still using Ubuntu 14.04 but it hadn't had any activity since. I've updated my system since then, and I'm on 15.10 at the moment. And at this point, the ...
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ubuntu install latest redis through ppa source

How could I install the latest redis-server through https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/redis I know how could install via ppa, but I don't know the url in this source .
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Where is my bug report sent?

How can I track my bug status after clicking "Continue" to "Send an error report to fix this problem"? I have reported the bug a while ago and so far no fix. Has the bug been even reported to ...
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Where to submit a Bug-Report regarding a Bluetooth issue?

I have found a bug at my UbuntuTouch phone but I dont know where so submit... Of course I searched on launchpad, but I cannot find the right place where to put the bug report. Here is my bug ...
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Where do I go to report Unity 8 bugs?

I'd love to point out some of the issues I'm having with Unity 8 so that they get solved sooner but where do I go to report them? I couldn't find anything on launchpad.
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How to get all the bugs associated with a particular project

I am looking a way to get all the bugs assocaited with particular project using launchpad API. I wanted to use some kind of clustering alogrithm to divide the bugs into predefined catagories.
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How to add a ppa from a launchpad link [duplicate]

How can I add this ppa: https://launchpad.net/~ermshiperete/+archive/ubuntu/monodevelop to Ubuntu by a command? So given a launchpad link how can I created the appropriate command?
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How to add Launchpad PPA of different Ubuntu versions to my Machine?

I want to add a certain Launchpad PPA via add-apt-repository to my machine. Is it possible to add the PPAs of several or even all Ubuntu Versions to my Machine? This is just for comparing the ...
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Problems with apt-get ppa from launch pad [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu Server Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty And when I run apt-get update is get the following errors Err ...
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Automatically installing PPAs

After adding some PPAs from Launchpad to my repositiory (add-apt-repository) I want to install them automatically. As far as I know there is no command to install all new PPAs after apt-get update. ...
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Where can I see which ubuntu release ships the fixed version of a program affected by a bug?

This bug is marked "fixed released": https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python3.4/+bug/1290847 Where can I see which Ubuntu release ships the fixed version? PS: I would like to avoid reading ...
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How to include postinst file with bzr builddeb?

I have built a package for Ubuntu using the Ubuntu Packaging Guide. That worked fine until the point that I wanted to configure the package after installation. Usually debian packages get a postinst ...
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Packaging existing software

I've found guides on packaging new software, but what is the workflow to package already maintained packages; the packages tagged with 'needs-packaging' in Launchpad for example. I'm not sure how to ...
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How to build i386 PPA packages on a 32 bit system

My PPA package won't cross build its i386 binary on a 64-bit machine. I have tried it, and there are many low level system headers missing, although it will build in a 32-bit system, I have tried it ...
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How I can install the “linux-signed-lts-vivid package” security update?

I am an Ubuntu Trusty Tahr (14.04.3 LTS 64 Bit) user. In generally I do not know how to install "diffs" patches published in the Launchpad.net. How can I install the security patch given in this ...
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how to report a bug or ask a question regarding the wine PPA?

I thought about reporting a bug about a package from the wine PPA, but neither https://bugs.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-wine has an option to post a new bug report no ...
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Build on launchpad with newer compiler

I've got a project I'd like to have built by launchpad recipe, but it requires C++14 support available in g++-5.1 or newer. This compiler is easy to get on 14.04 LTS with the toolchain-r ppa, but I ...
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ubuntu-bug packagename, what is the package name for laptop keyboard-layout bugs?

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I have a Swedish laptop keyboard and the Ubuntu language is English. Every time I restart the computer the keyboard-layout switches away from Swedish keyboard-layout to English ...
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login.launchpad.net tells me “Bad bot, go away! Request aborted.”

I've recently encountered problems trying to log into anything that relies on login.launchpad.net. If I try to sign in to, say, http://review.openstack.org, that takes me to ...
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What is a good Bazaar cheat sheet for the most common tasks?

Plenty of documentation out there, but it seems to be either an introduction tutorial (aka not a cheat sheet), or a technical cheat sheet with too many commands (aka the manpage). Is there a good ...
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How do I get rid of my current branch, and pull in the latest revision from trunk in Bazaar?

Usually I just rm -r the Branch Folder, and reperform a bzr branch command when I want to chuck everything and start with the latest revision in . What is the proper way to do this though, without ...
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Package in launchpad but apt-get says no installation candidate found

I am trying to install liblcms1-dev on Ubuntu 15.04. I can see the package here on Launchpad. But when I run apt-get install liblcms1-dev I get: E: Package 'liblcms1-dev' has no installation ...
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How long does it take to have a launchpad reported bug reviewed? [duplicate]

In a previous question (thread) I ended up in reporting a possible bug in ecryptfs. I registered in Launchpad and several days have passed - no action has been taken. The bug is still unassigned, not ...
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How can I find a bug reported by the bug reporting tool?

I keep getting the "internal error" messages when suspending/resuming (and sometimes the system fails to suspend and acts weird), and whenever the error message pops up, I tell it to send an error ...
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How to search for and list available ppas via the python launchpad API?

I can't figure out how to use the python launchpadlib to search for ppas. In other words, I am looking for a python API interface for the official launchpad (ubuntu) ppa search. A web form for the ...
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How to prepare my program for Launchpad

I wrote Python program and made DEB (https://github.com/CyberTailor/vk-stats/releases/download/0.9/vk-stats_0.9-1_all.deb). Now, I want to upload this package to Launchpad, but it doesn't accept DEB ...
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PPA Failed Build

I am trying to upload a package to a PPA to be built. The package ucc in this repository won't build. It fails by saying: make: *** No rule to make target '../src/parser.y', needed by ...
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trying to import GPG key to launchpad

i am totally new to ubuntu and i want to get involved in development process. I went through the processes of setting up my pc according to the requirement and i am struck at uploading GPG key to the ...
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How to transfer Launchpad SSH and OpenPGP keys to another computer?

I maintain some PPAs at launchpad. I created SSH and OpenPGP keys for that. If I need to update a PPA from another computer, I will have to transfer these keys there. I tried to export and import ...
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What should I delete when “Failed to fetch ppa”

So when I tried to update I got the following message error: W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/floe/libtisch/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found After I googled ...
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multiple repositories throwing a 404 trying to update on 15.04

I have 15.05 installed on my desktop, i recently installed it on my laptop and it was working fine, i opened it today and attempted to do an apt-get update and i'm having multiple repositories in the ...
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How do I install alsa-lib from launchpad?

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/alsa-lib What do I click on to install that for Vivid Vervet?
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How to correctly version a modified package?

Currently I'm modifying the deja-dup backup tool, my inglorious attempts are documented under: https://answers.launchpad.net/deja-dup/+question/76645 and my source-branch can be found under: ...
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How to use an exisiting OpenPGP key from Launchpad

I want gpg to use my existing active OpenPGP key from Launchpad without having to generate and import a new key. $ gpg --list-keys returns nothing. Btw I'm trying to sign the Code of Conduct $ ...
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Copying packages in PPA fail due to same version

I copied my package from trusty's repository also to utopic's repository of my PPA without re-building the binaries by using Launchpad's copy packages feature. Now I noticed that the utopic package ...
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Where to report bugs about the Ubuntu live distributions?

I've found a bug in the ash rescue shell of the Ubuntu 14.04.1 server live distribution and would like to report it. The search results of lauchpad.net for "live" and "server" are poor because the set ...
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How to login from terminal using launchpad.net credentials?

I will share an example with you so that you can understand it better: I am an authenticated user of launchpad.net. Now I want to login with my launchpad credentials to access this site's data. I am ...
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How to get rid of “The authenticity of host 'bazaar.launchpad.net (91.189.95.84)' can't be established.”

I have seen the response when ever I ssh to a server for the first time. After I give yes, it is never asked again. My question is, is there a way to solve this ? I mean I am expecting, from the very ...