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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 ...
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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 ...