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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 ( ...
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Upload quickly project to Launchpad with “quickly share” not working!

I want to upload my quickly project for the Ubuntu App Showdown. I signed the Ubuntu Code of Conduct successfully and created a project "interest-calculation" on my Launchpad-Portal. When I enter in ...
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How do I fix error building package on ppa, uses tweepy/quickly

I'm building an application that uses tweepy (a python library) and when I build it on my local machine it works fine. When I submit it to launchpad though, it sent me a log which has this error: ...
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How do I make an amd64 version of my application?

I am here because I am able to successfully upload the i386 build of my program to launchpad, but I have no idea how to create a native 64-bit application. Your help would be greatly appreciated.
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“No Launchpad project set” - Quickly

I want to get a project on Launchpad using Quickly, but if I run quickly submitubuntu it just tells me that No Launchpad project set, leave blank to abort.. If I enter the name of my project he tells ...
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Changing Launchpad username, and How to know what sites will be affected?

I am setting up my developer profile on Launchpad, and would like to change my username so it would be same as other sites I use, as well as better reflect me as a person. (that's a much more ...
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ValueError when running quickly share [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does “quickly share --ppa share” abort with a “can't create” error? I have successfully created and packaged a Quickly application, and I ...
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Can't upload project to PPA using Quickly

I can't get Quickly to upload my project into my PPA. I've set up my PGP key and used it so sign the code of conduct, and the PPA exists. I don't know what other usefull information I can supply. ...
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Do Accomplishments look at Launchpad's history

I was awarded the Registered on Launchpad trophy when I signed in. Will Accomplishments look in the Launchpad history to see that I have previously submitted bugs etc? It's been a couple days now and ...
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Problems starting to use Launchpad

I've been reading the different tutorials that Launchpad directs you to. And they've all helped alot. And seems like the system is a lot simpler and easier to use than Github. But I can't seem to get ...
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Build failed with the command : quickly submitubuntu

We try to submit our application for the ubuntushowdown contest, but when we do the command : quickly submitubuntu, the application is not submitted, we have errors such as "build failed". We spend ...
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Do I GPG-sign my application before or after packaging?

I am almost ready to complete my app, but I am unclear on the sequence of packing a completed app, and getting it uploaded so users of the software center can find it for installing. Does the signing ...
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How to upload a package to Launchpad using quickly

I've successfully reached the point, where I was able to persuade quickly to upload my testing package to Launchpad with almost no error. However, I've got the following problem: Get Launchpad ...
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any basic app packaging guide for a newbie? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Simplest Debian Packaging Guide? i've made an app using wxpython, i have some .py files and some icons, how can i package it for uploading it to launchpad?? i've ...
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How can I publish my project code online so someone can help me with it?

My local project has some code that is not working, and I'd like to show it to someone to have a look at and possibly give me a hand with it. This isn't a short snippet or a single file; there are ...
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How do I create a Debian branch for my project on Launchpad?

I have a project on Launchpad that consists of a single branch (trunk). I would like to create a second branch that contains the Debian packaging for the project (with the intent of creating a build ...
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How to change project page name?

Hi I am taking part in the app showdown but I made a typo on my project while creating it. Can I change this in such a way that the page is changed too? My app name is liberedit however my typo ...
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Why can't I gpg-sign the Ubuntu Code of Conduct?

So I've spent quite some time trying to sign this code of conduct and am on the verge of abandoning it. Got right to the sign the txt file stage https://launchpad.net/codeofconduct/1.1/+sign but now ...
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How to create a PPA for a Maven project?

I wanted to try creating my own PPA. The project I have is a java project built with maven. This is what I've already done so far: Created a PPA. Set up a new project on Launchpad. Added a branch ...
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Confirming PGP key on Launchpad

I created an account in Launchpad and wanted to upload my PGP key in my account. I followed the instructions in Ubuntu Getting Set-Up Guide and Launchpad guide. Accordingly I received a mail in my ...
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Launchpad fails to build a package for my PPA

I'm trying to build a package on Launchpad's Debian build system for PPAs but I'm having some issues with a certain package. The package I'm trying to build (zorin-xwinwrap) contains a source C file ...
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How to make PPA build for particular release

I'm creating my first proper PPA to patch a problem with Compiz. debbuild/dput works fine but Launchpad tells me it's only building it for Quantal. I've no interest in doing that for the minute - I'd ...
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Space escape character in Debian Makefiles

I'm currently trying to upload a package onto Launchpad's PPA service but I'm having problems with a path name which includes a space character. I'm trying to make a file install into a directory with ...
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Are there statistics or time series of open bugs in Ubuntu?

I would like to know how the number of bugs in Ubuntu (open, closed, critical, etc) has evolved with time. It's a sort of scientific curiosity I have, but it would also give me a feeling how the ...