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How can I browse linux kernel package source like I can other packages on Launchpad?

I want to go here https://code.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux and see how the kernel is packaged. Specifically I think there may be an old debian patch still in there that is affecting my ...
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Is there an easy way to automatically patch ubuntu sources as they become available and upload to a PPA?

I'm looking for a tool to do the following: Automatically detect updates to a set of source packages (specifically gtk+2 and gtk+3) download the source package apply my own custom patches to the ...
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Automatically sign package files from debuild and upload with dput

I've created a source package for I library I'm working on. I use debuild to build it and then I can successfully upload it with dput. Now I want to set it up so that I can do this automatically ...
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Can we use svn2cl on launchpad buildbots?

I've done a build bot for doxbox and currently i'm merging a packaging bzr repo - but that repo has the changelog outdated - and i don't want to have to maintain it. I've read dosbox autogenerates ...
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Add dependency from ppa to package

I'am building simple dropdown terminal emulator application with PythonGI + GTK+3.0, I am using libkeybinder3.0 and gir1.2-keybinder3.0 packages for global keybinding these packages not available in ...
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Proof Identify stolen computer getting computer identification info from Launchpad bugs and comparing

I sold my old laptop to neighbours and it was stolen from them. Well i think i have found thief so i want to check his computer id and compare it to my old Launchpad bugs id. How in Launchpad i can ...
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Is it possible to use bzr on Launchpad without using port 22?

I'm trying to pull from and push to bazaar branches hosted at launchpad.net but my internet provider is blocking port 22. Is it possible to use port 80 or 443 instead?
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How to add ppa repositories? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are PPAs and how do I use them? I always like to have my programs up to date but in ubuntu software center the software aren't always up to date. I know about ...
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How to report a system bug

I'm dealing with this issue: Ubuntu won't shutdown (VirtualBox kernel modules) and I almost lost my nerves when I wanted to report a bug. I'm studying this "How to report a bug" topic for two ...
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Set default JDK version on Launchpad packaging system

Hello there for my application I need to set the default JDK for building my packages. Normally I would execute sudo update-alternatives --config java But how to do something like this in ...
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How do I package a Unity lens? [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu apps and Launchpad. I've created a Unity lens using Quickly, but I'm stuck on how to deploy it. I have two questions. I can create a .deb file using quickly package, but when I ...
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Redirecting packages when migrating PPAs

I have some packages in a PPA and, now, have created a group PPA. Is there a way to put in a redirect such that anyone installing package foo from ppa:jrhacker/ppa can be redirected to ppa:initech/ppa ...
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Where on the launchpad page given in the description is the ppa of openoffice that I need to add to get the repository?

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/quantal/amd64/openoffice.org/1:3.3.0-7ubuntu7 Please help me I've spent hours trying to figure out how to install openoffice on Quantal Ubuntu 12.10 and it is driving me ...
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Where are bug reports saved?

where are bug reports from ubuntu-bug saved? Or how can I upload ubuntu-bug files as further information in launchpad?
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GnuPG v1.4.10 cant read

I was thinking of "Getting Involved" with Ubuntu and decided to join the Bug Squad. After a few steps of joining, I got an email with a OpenPGP key licenced at Gnu version 1.4.10 and went on their ...
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Versioning a package for uploading to PPA

I've a package named Artha which I distribute as source and (deb) binaries for x86 and x86_64 architectures i.e. I've the experience in making deb files. I got quite a few requests for setting up a ...
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What do FFE and UIFe mean?

Various bugs on Launchpad have "[FFE]" and/or "[UIFe]" in the title. What do these acronyms stand for?
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Does changing my Launchpad GPG key require any changes to my PPAs?

I've lost my GPG key which was used to sign my PPA. So, I generated a new key and deactivated old one in Launchpad. Now, I would like to change the key which is used to sign repository. Currently the ...
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Building failed because of “Package x11 not found”

I am trying to build an application I am making into launchpad for my PPA, and, while it builds the DEB just fine locally, it fails in launchpad. The build log complains that Project ERROR: Package ...
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Can I upload binary packages to a Launchpad PPA?

Well, I have a launchpad account and a just set up a PPA. Since I don't have generated source packages, I'd like to upload my binary packages to the PPA. Though it seems not possible... Is there a ...
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How can I update Unity to 5.16?

I've got Ubuntu 12.04.1, but Unity is still in the 5.14 version. I have a problem with the launcher tooltips, but it got fixed in Unity 5.16. How can I update it? I've tried adding ppa:unity-team/ppa, ...
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How do I test the translations I am making for 12.04?

I want to download latest translations from Launchpad of particular language for Ubuntu 12.04. How to do that? I've been adding translations to Marathi language. But the version in synaptic is not ...
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Uploaded a package to PPA but it's not showing and no email from Launchpad

I uploaded a package to my PPA over three hours ago, with no response from Launchpad.
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How can I revive a dead translation team?

I wish to translate ubuntu in Marathi language for which a translation team already exists. But the membership of the team is moderated and unfortunately no new member has been admitted in the team ...
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How do I find projects in specific source language in Launchpad Translations?

I want to participate in Launchpad Translations. I'm an expert in Spanish and German. Is it somehow possible to find projects that are originally written in either Spanish or German and have to be ...
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Packaging and uploading to launchpad is possible from Ubuntu based Linux?

Is it possible to build packages and uploading them to the launchpad through the Ubuntu based Linux operating systems? My intention or requirement behind this question is to have a very light Ubuntu ...
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I can't use update manager, access Ubuntu related sites or Launchpad

I turned on my computer today and when I tried to run updates through Update Manager, it would just sit there slowly loading a repository forever. Then I tried to access ubuntuforums.org and it ...
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Cannot log in to Ubuntu Forums and cannot contact administrator [duplicate]

I have a dilemma. I can't log in to Ubuntu Forums using my user name. When I try to recover my password. It says my email is not in the system. It says I can contact the administrator. When I click on ...
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How to create a PPA package from existing launchpad source package?

There a source package for ruby1.9.1 versioned 1.9.3.194-1 on launchpad.net, at: https://launchpad.net/debian/sid/+source/ruby1.9.1/1.9.3.194-1/ How do I upload this to my PPA and compiling it for ...
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What are the GPG signatures

Looking at questions like THIS, THIS and THIS I ask for public knowledge the following questions: What are the GPG Signatures for? What additional level of security do the Signatures add or provide ...
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How do I find the ppa of a project from its Launchpad page?

Im usually searching launchpad for interesting projects but sometimes i just cant find the ppa url. Here is an example: Marlin on Launchpad
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Are the ubuntu sites down? [closed]

I just logged in toady and wanted to update my software and apparently apt-get update cannot fetch the launchpad repos. When I checked in my browser neither launchpad.net nor ubuntuforums can be ...
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Why am I getting errors today when updating Oneiric PPAs? [closed]

When I update software from terminal with sudo apt-get update almost always don't shown errors but this time is different. What I think is that most of the ppa pages has been modified. i.e. When the ...
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Does Accomplishments work in Lubuntu?

I've installed Accomplishments in Lubuntu, according to ubuntu.com. I connected it to my Ubuntu One account. I've registered myself on Launchpad and Ask Ubuntu sites. I added accounts info to ...
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Can't report a bug on for a project on Launchpad--What to do (e.g. Skype Wrapper)

I want to report a bug in Skype Wrapper here but am not able to do it. Do I need to be a member to report a bug? I have a Launchpad account and I tried reporting it while logged in but I see no option ...
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Why aren't commits to this Git repository showing up in a branch on Launchpad?

This branch here is supposed to be importing code from the following Git repository: http://git.chromium.org/webm/libwebp.git However, it isn't. According to "Recent revisions" further down the ...
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Why can't I connect to xmlrpc.launchpad.net?

I tried to check out the source code of opencog(cogbuntu) using bazaar using the commands they had mentioned in their wiki. This is the code entered in the terminal bzr branch -r40 lp:cogbuntu ...
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How to create a tar.gz package to upload to your ppa

I have created an application using Qt. I have two folders in the project , one containing the source code and other the binaries, makefile etc. I created an archive , used dh_make etc. and ...
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Can I disable Launchpad from making the source of my package available?

I don't wish that my source code be available for download at launchpad when i upload my packages for building. Is it possible?
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Is it acceptable to subscribe someone else to a bug report?

Launchpad lets you subscribe someone else to a bug report. Occasionally I find a bug closely related to one that Person X is already subscribed to. I therefore think X is likely to be interested in ...
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How to check whether a fixed bug reported at Launchpad would affect my distro release?

Could you please help me to decide whether this bug affects Ubuntu 12.04? I found out the information about the indicator-multiload (which turned out to be the thing I have been missing in my ...
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No Launchpad project set, leave blank to abort. Quickly

Create project: https://launchpad.net/randomazer input: quickly submitubuntu. Error: Launchpad connection is ok No Launchpad project set, leave blank to abort.
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Why does Launchpad fail to find 'glib-compile-schemas' while building for PPA?

So, I'm trying to publish my app in my PPA, but I'm having problems related with building my app. Here you have the output: /bin/sh: 1: glib-compile-schemas: not found make[1]: *** ...
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Change version number in launchpad

While committing package to launchpad through quickly submit, version automatically jumped to current month, that is 12.07. I did try to delete all milestones and re-upload the package. But every ...
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Launchpad ppa supporting multiple versions of Ubuntu

Is it possible for a launchpad ppa to support multiple Ubuntu versions such as 10.04 and 12.04 when the package itself was built on a 12.04 machine? When trying to add the ppa to a older machine, it ...
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Why do I have a gnomekeyring.IOError when doing “quickly share”?

When I want to push my app to Launchpad by doing quickly share --verbose, I get the following Gnome Keyring error: Get Launchpad Settings Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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What does this Launchpad error building my package mean? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Launchpad failed to build after “quickly submitubuntu” Hello I submitted my source package to ppa via command quickly submitubuntu 1.1 myppa This ...
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What is Ubuntu Soyuz?

When I was building an application in Launchpad, I found that in Karma, there is Ubuntu Soyuz. It found that it also increase my Karma, Can any one tell me what is meaning of Ubuntu Soyuz?
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Build failed on launchpad [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Launchpad failed to build after “quickly submitubuntu” I am still getting this error: /bin/sh: 1: glib-compile-schemas: not found The full log: ...
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Uploading to a PPA using quickly

I am trying to participate in ubuntu showdown. I followed Jono's tutorial to do a browser using quickly. I did some modifications including choosing license (gpl v3), putting my name in copy right ( ...