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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: lp:~...
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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 ...
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Build failed LaunchPad “Dependency wait on lgw01-31”

I have got a PPA on LaunchPad and a pack which depends on gawk (>= 1:4.1.1+dfsg-1) (this is set in the control file). But when uploading the .change file to LaunchPad with dput I get this error: ...
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How to upload to a launchpad team PPA?

I have built and signed a package which I now wish to upload to my launchpad team with dput, but every time that I try to upload it I get this email: Rejected: Source/binary (i.e. mixed) uploads are ...
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What does this dput message mean?

I uploaded a new package to a PPA (the PPA contains no reference of any uploads of this package in the past), and dput output this curious message: Package includes an .orig.tar.gz file although ...
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Where should I report the bug/feature request for ubuntu-phone to get a better way to position the cursor

I'm not sure where I should report the following bug/feature request: When you writing something on the ubuntu-phone, finding a spelling mistake and would like to go back to correct it, it is very ...
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Can't download from launchpad

When I try to download some files from launchpad.net my browser displays page full of different strange characters. I can see that last download was today but I am not able to download it. I am able ...
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How to solve Bazaar error bzr: ERROR: unknown command “*****”?

I am following this guide to configure bazaar, but I have encountered a small problem, it says to type in the command: bzr launchpad-login subgenius And to replace launchpad-login with your ...
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Which framework/package provides the file dialog which is used by a lot of gnome applications?

I want to file an odd behavior of the file dialog which is shared by a lot of GNOME applications (evince, gedit, etc.) when the user opens or saves files as bug in launchpad. I was wondering which ...
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Launchpad: Build package on utopic, but release for older versions

Let's say I want to build an application, that has certain Build-Depends, that can only be satisfied on utopic. To be more specific: openjdk-8-jdk*. The resulting binary will no longer have this ...
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How to easily bump a package for a PPA?

What's the easiest way to bump the version number for a package that shall be uploaded to a Launchpad PPA? For instance, what I do now is that on each new release I unpack the previous *.debian.tar....
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Am I to submit bug reports for Ubuntu core apps to launchpad.net

I've encountered some bugs with the Ubuntu software center and the browser on Ubuntu touch. I'm not sure if I should submit them to the official repo, since I'm talking about apps, not core OS ...
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how to patch a file of an ubuntu package in launchpad

I found a solution to a bug in one of the package but I'm unable to understand how to update the package. The Code tab of the project at launchpad.net says "You cannot upload to this branch. Members ...
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Is hg-bzr plugin possible?

I wonder why there is no Mercurial plugin to work with Launchpad/Bazaar from Mercurial? Is there any technical limitation that make it impossible to use local Mercurial storage/clone for working with ...
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How do I unsubscribe from a Launchpad bug?

My machine reported a bug to Launchpad, which was then marked as a duplicate of another bug. I am now getting comments from everybody on that bug, and there are a lot of them. How do I unsubscribe?
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Which package for console toggle bug?

I want to file a bug report on Launchpad about a problem with me not being able to switch to console view from the GUI loading screen on start up. When I try to toggle, the console view has been ...
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How to build a program in Launchpad which has dependencies from external repository?

I am trying to build my program in Launchpad. Problem is, it depends on webkit2gtk (>= 2.6.2) and it isn't on my repository (because I don't maintain it), and it isn't on Ubuntu repositories either, ...
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python 2.7.9 backport to trusty (14.04)

I try to backport Python 2.7.9 from vivid to trusty but when launchpad build this pakage there is an build error. I create my backport : backportpackage -d trusty -u ppa:splanquart/python http://...
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How to report a bug on a different issue?

When using the apport system to report Ubuntu bugs, I type in this in Terminal and press enter: ubuntu-bug That then launches up a window which looks like this: And as what I am reporting has ...
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How to deploy Juju charm in development branch

I would like to deploy this branch of the quantum-gateway juju charm https://code.launchpad.net/~openstack-charmers/charms/trusty/quantum-gateway/next resp. bzr branch lp:~openstack-...
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SSH keys from USB Stick

I have a couple of desktops, a couple of laptops and a netbook. Some of these devices still run windows. I use these machines to connect to Launchpad, where my projects are hosted. I'm really ...
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How to build a source package?

I'm the lead developer of an open source software called GDevelop (https://github.com/4ian/GD): I'd like to distribute it on Ubuntu and benefit from the Launchpad platform to get it automatically ...
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Get commit message and diff from Launchpad

Is it possible to get the commit message and the associated diff (changed file contents) of a project on Launchpad without cloning the repository? I tried using bzrlib as follows: from bzrlib.branch ...
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Launchpad Debian Builder Internet Issues

I'm packaging a application that curls a file as part of the debian/rules file. It works locally, but on the launchpad Debian package builders I am getting the error: curl: (6) Could not resolve host: ...
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How is login.ubuntu.com implemented?

I'd like to build a single sign-on system similar to login.ubuntu.com. Is there any source code available? If not, do you know on which technologies this has been built?
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Help with installing the nvidia-96 branch in lununtu 14.04

Can anyone give me step-by-step directions on how to install this branch to my computer? https://code.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-branches/ubuntu/trusty/nvidia-graphics-drivers-96/trusty I have done sudo ...
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Building a .Deb package after locally modifying the files

I am new to Linux and I'm learning about packaging in Ubuntu. I wish to run synapse with recoll plguin (lp:~pmarchwiak/synapse-project/recoll-plugin). Now, How can I build a package from the ...
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How to create a automatic PPA?

How can I create a PPA that automatically pulls changes from a git (hub) repository every time a new tag (release) is added, and then compiles the app?
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Cannot build on launchpad

I have succesfully uploaded my app to launchpad:However it fails to build on both i386 and amd64. Here is the link: https://launchpad.net/~mkamenjak/+archive/ubuntu/bugappppa/+packages Here is the ...
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lp:launchpad-buildd download

I received some emails about an error is occurred while build Ubuntu LiveFS, as email subscribe function. I entered following command. $ bzr branch lp:launchpad-buildd I read it from https://...
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How do you branch a single file from a multi-file project in bazaar?

How do you branch a single file from a multi-file project in bazaar? For example: lp:ubuntu-popey-app has two files; foo.h and bar.h I would do something like this: bzr branch lp:ubuntu-popey-app ...
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How to prevent dput from uploading *.orig.tar.gz again?

When I upload a package to archive $ dput ppa:mylaunchpadid/myppa.ppa mypackage1.0-0ubuntu2_source.changes Checking signature on .changes gpg: Signature made ... gpg: Good signature from ... Good ...
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How can I create a ppa from command-line in launchpad

I succesfully created my ppa, and I can now create new packages using the web interface of launchpad. I'm trying to backport some packages from ubuntu trusty to precise using the backportpackage ...
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How do you create a *floating* download link to file in bzr hosted on Launchpad?

On GitHub it is possible to create a floating download link which always points to the latest copy of a file in a branch. An example would be; https://raw.githubusercontent.com/KiCad/kicad-library/...
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What is Tree and Merge Source?

I did a bzr merge, and I always forget what the merge source represents, and what the tree represents. Which one is my code, and which one comes from the branch I merged with?
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Repackaging .deb with an alternate target

I'd like to create a PPA that hosts additional builds of binutils-cross, as Ubuntu and Debian only provide them for common architectures (there's no official ia64-cross build for Trusty or Wheezy, for ...
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Can I use Launchpad to replace the ubuntu software centre? [duplicate]

I found https://launchpad.net/ there's loads of applications to choose from there it seems like all of them. You've got to add the ppa, update then install the applications. This can be pretty ...
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How I set any distribution for Debian package?

When I try to make a Debian source package for Launchpad, in /debian/changelog file, I must set a distribution like this: package-name (1.0-1) trusty; urgency=low ... Now, I want to release my ...
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How to build a PPA from a git repository?

How can we build a PPA from a git repo? For example say that I have an icon theme hosted in Git. How can I add it to a PPA? (Note : I don't know much about Launchpad and PPAs)
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What is the difference between bzr lp-propose and bzr lp-propose-merge?

What is the difference between bzr lp-propose and bzr lp-propose-merge? Do I have to provide the branch I wish to propose a merge to, or does it assume it for me?
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Is the “affects me” button in launchpad gone?

Until some time ago there's been a button labeled "affects me too" which one could press. The last time I saw it might be some months ago and I didn't check inbetween. I no longer see it, e.g. for ...
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Problem with ppa:barracuda72/ralink repository

I've upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS. My WiFi/Bluetooth card is of ralink. When I installed wireless driver the barracuda ppa was added(unchecked) and I enabled(checked) them as follows: ...
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How well is Ubuntu and Apport handling user's crash reporting process?

The unattended-upgrade exited with some error, and later in the Desktop session, I was asked to enter my password to be able to view some error occured which was a crash report for unattended-upgrade. ...
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How to find out a specific string on https://translations.launchpad.net?

Sometimes I like to offer translation suggestions for strings in my native language on https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu. Normally, to find out a specific string in launchpad translations, ...
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Can't copy PPA package to another series: “same version already building”

I have a PPA with a package built for Precise, which I want to also have available for Trusty. I've read that is as simple as using the "copy packages" feature in Launchpad. When I do so, I get the ...
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Launchpad Qt/C++ and external tools

I'm new to Ubuntu developpement and searching for information regarding building apps through launchpad (using recipes). I have a project of building a Qt5/c++ webkit app and wanted to ask: how to ...