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launchpadlibrarian overview, background

What is http://launchpadlibrarian.net (besides "a file repository used by Launchpad")? What is there? How do you find out where things are? Are the urls permanent? In particular, does it contain ...
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How to compile .deb file from package archives?

How do I make .deb package file from these archives? http://ppa.launchpad.net/unit3/bfgminer/ubuntu/dists/quantal/main/
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How can I tell if launchpad is up or down or is having any network issues? [closed]

I've not been able to update or add PPAs for the last few hours. How can I tell what the status of Launchpad.Net is?
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How can I change the language in my Launchpad account?

I'm not able to change the language in my Launchpad account. I've tried to do it from the edit language page after clicking on the little yellow pen. How can I do this?
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How to install a package from launchpad which doesn't belong to a PPA?

I am running Kubuntu 12.10 (quantal) and I want to install ike-qtgui, available in launchpad at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/quantal/+package/ike-qtgui The package is not part of a PPA, but it is not ...
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What does the message “Publishing has been disabled for this archive” mean for a PPA on Launchpad?

On a launchpad ppa page such as this one, what does the message "Publishing has been disabled for this archive" mean?
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How can I change the remote on a PPA source tracking repository?

Say I have a project tracking source builds and the most up to date remote github changes. How can I update the project to use the most up to date remote git repo?
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GPG error in Ubuntu update

When I run the sudo apt-get update, it results in the following Reading package lists... Done W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net lucid Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified ...
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How to ensure error reporting opens Launchpad in the correct browser

I'm experiencing a bizarre problem on Ubuntu 13.10 where, in the event of a system error, the error reporting service will attempt to open Launchpad using the Links2 browser rather than Firefox as ...
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How to view text files on Launchpad raw?

On GitHub there is a "raw" view for every text file in a hosted repo. For example to view just the text of a file, I press on the "raw" button and get it as only text (which is useful for easy ...
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How to install libav from launchpad?

How could I install this package from launchpad on ubuntu 12.04?? https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libav
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How to host a project on Launchpad?

I want to create a Python project and host it on Launchpad. I have already produced Python code. What I want to know is: How can put it on Launchpad? How can I make a PPA for it?
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Launchpad can't find rsvg while building deb package for Precise Pangolin

I have PPA with one package: clarity-icon-theme. It builds fine on all versions of Ubuntu, except Precise Pangolin where it fails with the following error: rsvg: command not found I have dependency ...
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How do I save my ubuntu sdk project to launchpad?

I've got a program that I'd like to make, but I don't know how to put it on launchpad. How do I do that?
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What are some Ubuntu projects to contribute?

I decided to take part upon developing Ubuntu applications although I am having trouble finding projects to contribute in C, C++, C# and Java at Launchpad (not necessarily Launchpad alone). Can you ...
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Gradle in Ubuntu

It appears that Ubuntu doesn't have new versions of Gradle in their repositories for some reason. I need it for a project that will be build by Launchpad. What should I do about this?
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How do I find out which licences apply to launchpad projects and their files/artwork?

Let's say that a project on Launchpad contains an image that I would like to use in a project of my own if possible. In order to do that, I need to now how the image is licensed (e.g. CC ...
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How to upload software written in Gambas into a Launchpad PPA?

I have a software written in Gambas 3, which I need a PPA to store it. I've heard that Launchpad builds packages by the source, and does not accept user built deb packages. Does Launchpad have a ...
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apache2-prefork-dev missing in saucy? [closed]

I am trying to build my package (which works fine on precise, quantal, raring) in launchpad, but on saucy I get this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: apache2-prefork-dev : ...
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Pantheon Not Completely Installed?

I have just installed the pantheon shell today, and I have not found any help with this yet. I am not just a random noob, i use a bunch of other shells and i also have a few development applications ...
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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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What happens after `ubuntu-bug` has done it's thing?

Until some time ago you ran apport-bug or ubuntu-bug to start reporting a bug. The system would then open launchpad with your account, upload the collected information and let you add more info to the ...
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how to find out what versions of a package from a launchpad repository are available with apt-get

If I go to the following web page https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gedit/+publishinghistory there are a number of versions of gedit listed for the distribution "raring" (3.6.0-0ubuntu1, ...
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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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error processing linux-generic-lts-quantal, dependency problems - leaving unconfigured

This happened during this mornings dist-upgrade along with apport failure. :~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Unity .desktop Actions internationalization and localization?

How can we translate Desktop Action Names? Is it supported by quickly, launchpad?
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How to find out the package download count from a PPA?

I'd like to know how many downloads of a given package in a PPA there have been since it was first published. I remember there was a bug about it about getting these metrics on the web UI, but as far ...
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How to see/list history of all wiki contributions/edits by an author/user in wiki.ubuntu.com (MoinMoin?)

I have logged in some time ago in wiki.ubuntu.com, making some edits. Now I have logged in again (always via my Launchpad ID) - and when I click on my username, all I get is some preferences, as ...
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How do I upload a .css file to launchpad

I am trying to upload a framework.css file to launchpad with the following command: dput ppa:blade19899/framework.css framework.css_2.0_source.changes but according to this answer source.changes ...
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'apt-get update' fails when using proxy

Using apt-get update I am getting Err http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main amd64 Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch ...
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How to keep version number in a single place in a python project with setup.py and debian/control

For a python project I'm working on, I'd like to: Keep a version string in a single place. Be able get the version string at runtime for logging purposes Get a default value when launching the code ...
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Changed username in launchpad and now my re-installs do not work

A couple of days back I changed my username on launchpad because it had my full name (with initials). The problem is that before I did that I went to Humble Bundle and associated those purchases with ...
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reupload package to launchpad with orig.tar.gz changed

I uploaded a package geos-3.3.8.orig.tar.gz to launchpad with success, but the build failed because a mistake in the source code, then I have changed my geos-3.3.8.orig.tar.gz with the right code, and ...
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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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Difficulties updating Launchpad / Software Updater errors

I reference a text file thru out this question. It can be found here. Fairly new user, forgive me if this has already been answered. I've done some searching first, but nothing quite matches up. The ...
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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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The bug reporting process prevents me from reporting my bug

I read through the Reporing Bugs Community Wiki. I am unsure exactly what kind of package to report my bug against. The problem is that my USB sound device will only work if connected at boot, but not ...
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Launchpad .net delays in building package

Are 4 hour wait times for compilation normal? Is there anything I can do to minimize the lag time?
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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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Launchpad build error - missing libgtk3

I've just tried to upload my first ubuntu package to ppa and I got: dh_strip debug symbol extraction: disabling for PPA build dh_strip debug symbol extraction: not doing anything since NO_PKG_MANGLE ...
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Is it possible to sign the Ubuntu Code of Conduct, 2.0 in I already signed 1.1?

I am currently trying to sign the Ubuntu CoC, version 2.0, and I have already signed 1.1. When I visit http://launchpad.net/codeofconduct, I am told: The current version is 2.0, released ...
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Uploading quickly packages to Launchpad

I created an application using Quickly and packaged it using the command quickly package. But after I uploaded it to my PPA, I got a message from Launchpad saying: Rejected: Source/binary (i.e. ...
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Contributing to the package or the upstream branch?

While learning about Ubuntu development & packaging, there's one part that's not quite clear to me. So, let's say we're in the middle of active development (e.g. Raring) before feature freeze and ...
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What package to file general (usability) bug against?

I am experiencing a bug where on first login to an Ubuntu/Unity session (12.04), my mouse buttons are not inverted (left-handed). The configuration does correctly list them as inverted, but they don't ...
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How to set up Launchpad to import from GitHub?

I'm setting up my first Launchpad project. In this case I would like to import from the Master branch from my GitHub project - the default branch is not Master - it is a release branch currently ...
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Can I use the Launchpad translation service for my GitHub project?

For historical reasons, the project I co-author is on GitHub and we feel comfortable with its development processes. Thus we don't particularly want to migrate the whole project to Launchpad and ...
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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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How do I get design input on a paper cut?

I'm working designing a fix for a paper cut, and I'd like to get someone to approve it before I try to implement it. How should I go about doing this?
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Getting older packages from ppa

Can I install an older version of a specific package from a ppa? Specifically, I want to get an older version of xserver-xorg-video-intel (and dependencies) from xorg-edgers ppa. The reason is that ...