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Sify broadband dialer client fail to install

A few days ago I tried to migrate directly towards ubuntu 11.04,but find it difficult,because my internet connection doesn't works as it depends on sify dialer login GUI program provided on windows. ...
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Proper Method of Creating Daily-Building PPAs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to prepare autoupdating PPA? Is there a proper method that works to create a daily automatic build of a PPA in Launchpad? If so, what is the proper methodology?
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How to prepare auto-updating PPA?

I have some source code in an SVN repo which is updated daily. Is there a way to push this source package into a PPA that would update from the SVN trunk and build the new packages for me? Or do I ...
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Are Launchpad bugs in a way moderated?

Is Launchpad (in general) moderated? brainstorm is ask ubuntu is ubuntu answers is what about ubuntu bugs?
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Is there any way possible to Undo a Join Request to a team, on Launchpad.net?

Is there any way possible to Undo a Join Request to a team, on Launchpad.net ? it happens that I request to join a team by mistake, I thought it was the team responsible for the job I wanted to ...
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How to get notfications of ppa updates?

How can I get notified of updates to a certain PPA? For example when I am interested in new package versions of a certain package in a certain PPA? If a user has the package in question installed ...
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Launchpad dailybuild source in subdirectory of branch

I have a repo branch that i have mirrored in Launchpad that I am trying to setup a daily build. The problem is that the source directory of the package is a subdirectory in the branch. When building ...
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No output on `gpg --fingerprint` when retrieving the key for Launchpad

I'm trying to sign ubuntu code conduct for creating my own ppas. I run the gpg --fingerprint command on my server as asked by the launchpad how-to. The problem is - there is no output whatsoever. ...
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How to create a PPA that just contains links to other PPAs?

So that I just have to maintain one PPA on maybe Launchpad and have all the packages I like. Update: Nifty workarounds are welcome, too ;) Update: I'm running a server here at home. So if there is a ...
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Why can't I connect to my launchpad ppa with quickly?

Can anyone make sence of the following output: confus@confus:~/prog/power-switch$ quickli configure ppa confus@confus:~/prog/power-switch$ quickly configure ppa Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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Is there anyone running his/her own instance of Launchpad?

I would like to know if there is anyone that successfully installed a production Launchpad instance, one that it actively used - other than the launchpad.net one. Related to ...
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Where can I find the fingerprint of 'bazaar.launchpad.net'?

I'd like to verify the RSA key fingerprint I'm shown, where would I find it online*? Please don't post random pages showing that fingerprint, it should be an official one. *) I know that's not the ...
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Receiving unwanted emails from launchpad

I had clicked something in Launchpad, under impression i will receive answers by email, relevant to my question. But now I am getting a flood of completely irrelevant emails, hundreds a day, which ...
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How can I use LaunchPad.net packages in 11.04?

LaunchPad.net is a fantastic repository of packages, and one that I use often to install packages that are not included in the main repository. Thus far, I've always simply browsed to a package page ...
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How do I file feature request bugs on Launchpad?

I've seen on Bugzilla bug request for enhancements, is there anything similar for Launchpad?
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Why are translations getting updated when there are no modifications to them?

I have a branch in Launchpad that's set to automatically import translations to the branch. However, I noticed that there have been a lot of 'useless commits' lately where the translation files would ...
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apt-get update : Failed to fetch; Unable to connect to Launchpad

like 3 hours ago when i type sudo apt-get update my repositories update just fine, but now i get these messages : Err http://ppa.launchpad.net natty InRelease Err ...
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Missing Build Dependencies when upload to Launchpad

bit of a different question. I'm trying to upload a package to a repository that I just started on Launchpad. Launchpad accepts the upload happily, and everything seems good up until the build. It ...
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Hosting files, such as PDFs, alongside your code on Launchpad

I'm using Launchpad to host the code for my masters project and would like to host file that are ancillary to the project, such as documentation in PDF format, alongside the code. I've been looking ...
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A bug has a “Fix Committed” status. Why am I still experiencing it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does “Fix Committed” mean? The bug says "Fix Committed", but where is the fix? I have the same problem with my microphone it still doesn't work on my ...
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What are Launchpad packaging recipes and how can I use them?

As I understand it, packaging recipes are a way to automate packaging into a PPA from a bzr branch. What I'm not sure of is how to go about setting one up. I have read the documentation but for some ...
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How to fix “No previous changelog” failure in Launchpad's PPA auto-builds?

So I want to start using Launchpad to push some packages. I use GitHub to upload my code to, and I have noticed that there is an option to upload/import from a Git repository (that is what I did). It ...
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Why do I have to unlock my private key to perform a download operation?

I don't understand why I must be identified - anyone can download this branch. I get the same prompt when I upload to launchpad - that makes far more sense to me. Anyone know why bzr does this?
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How can I see the Monodevelop patch in bug#606470

https://bugs.launchpad.net/dbusmenu/+bug/606470/comments/3 Shows a patch which fixes the missing unity menu workaround. I'd like to see what this patch does so I can apply it to my MD trunk build ...
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How can I upload package for several ubuntu versions to Launchpad automatically?

See the title. I using dput and in my /etc/dput.cf : [ppa] fqdn = ppa.launchpad.net method = ftp incoming = ~onto/onto/ubuntu/ login = anonymous allow_unsigned_uploads ...
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Why does Ubuntu use Launchpad instead of GitHub or Bitbucket?

I've been wondering why most Ubuntu projects use Launchpad.net instead of GitHub for the Version Control and bug tracking system. Is there a specific reason as to why Ubuntu uses launchpad (and hence ...
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What kind of text formatting is valid on Launchpad?

What kind of and to what extent is formatting possible on Launchpad posts such as questions and bug reports?
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How do I fix Bug#534190 (where python interactive help runs a module speech dispatcher) [closed]

I am trying to teach myself python. When I run the interactive help from the python console in gedit and ask it to list all modules it runs the configuration for the speech dispatcher. I googled and ...
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How do I update Ubuntu packages from source?

I'd like to create an updated version of the network-manager-openconnect package in Ubuntu. Apparantely I need to get the latest package source: bzr branch ...
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For my project in Launchpad, how do I send all merge requests to a mailing list?

I have a project in Launchpad with a bzr tree. I want all merge requests against that tree to have notifications set to my developer mailing list. How can I accomplish this?
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How do I create a PPA for a working program?

Let's assume I have a working application written in C, C++ or Python. I want to create a Launchpad PPA so others can easily install it from a package. Please give step by step instructions for doing ...
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Bazaar plugin for Anjuta

I want to use Anjuta for development and Bazaar for version control. But the launchpad project listed on this page is empty. http://wiki.bazaar.canonical.com/IDEIntegration Is it dead? Is there ...
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Where can I get “DA360C64005E0276” public key for “ppa.launchpad.net maverick Release”?

When I apt-get update I get the following error: W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net maverick Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: ...
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How to apply a changelog file to packages in a PPA when building from recipe?

When my package gets build by launchpad using a recipe, it ignores the ./debian/changelog file I provide, and it generates a useless one like following: harmonyseq (0.14~natty1) maverick; urgency=low ...
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“Invalid OpenID transaction” when signing into Launchpad

When I click on the "Log in / Register" link on the website https://launchpad.net, I always arrive on a blank page only displaying "Invalid OpenID transaction". This happens every time in Firefox, but ...
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How do I assign a bug to myself in Launchpad?

I'm interested in fixing a bug in Ubuntu, but I don't want to step on anyone's toes. How do I "claim" a bug to let people know I'm working on it? (Screenshots of where in Launchpad to click please)
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Tell Launchpad what DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS to use when building PPA package

When I generate and upload source packages to my PPA, what's the best way to pass DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS that Launchpad will use when building binary versions of the package? In particular, I want to ...
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Upload to PPA succeeded but packages doesn't appear

I'm trying to upload packages to my PPA for the first time. I want to use the PPA for customized versions of the OpenStack Compute (nova) project, so I tried to do a test by uploading packages ...
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How to use one recipe to create packages for different ubuntu series (trouble with ./debian/changelog)?

The launchpad's beta feature allows to create ubuntu packages using recipes. I got them to work, and I am now able to use them for packaging my project. However, I have little trouble with the ...
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Where to check the updated packages or new packages list in Launchpad?

Where to check the updated packages or new packages list in launchpad
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Why hasn't my Launchpad karma changed in nearly a week?

My Launchpad karma has neither increased nor decreased in many days now, despite my being active on the site in that time. I've checked the Launchpad blog and there's no mention of any ongoing ...
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Where can I find a list of daily builds?

I'm interested in finding out which PPAs have daily builds associated with them so I can be sure I'm always running the latest software available by these teams. Does such a feature exist?
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How do I copy packages within a PPA from one release to another? (nonsensical “same version already has published binaries” error)

I keep getting weird errors from launchpad when I try and copy the Maverick packages to Natty for the PPA. I select the wine1.3 package (not in Ubuntu), select "copy to this PPA", and then select ...
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Is it okay to upload a binary 'source' archive to Launchpad for building?

I have a package that is extremely complicated and uses libraries not included in any of the default repos. Can I upload a 'source' archive that contains the source and a pre-compiled binary? The ...
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How do I subscribe to a bug?

Sometimes people tell me to subscribe to a Launchpad bug so I can follow along it's progress, how do I do this?
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How can I view the complete changelog for a PPA package?

When I am viewing a PPA in Launchpad, the "Package Details" view shows me the most recent change from the changelog. Is there a way to view the entire changelog for a source package in a PPA without ...
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Find projects that use a particular programming language in Launchpad?

On Launchpad.net, most projects list the programming language(s) their software uses: It would be useful if there was a way to get a list of all the projects that use "X" programming language, in ...
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Search Launchpad for PPAs matching software or package name?

Is there a way to search though LaunchPad's PPAs for a certain package name? For instance if I was looking for PPAs with Firefox packages I could search for "firefox" and retrieve a list of all the ...
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Why did Apport make my bug report private?

Apport detected a crash and assisted with submitting a bug report to Launchpad, but it make the report private. Why? It doesn't seem very helpful that I'm the only one with permission to read the ...
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Are there magic commit words in Launchpad Code?

I know in a lot of source control tracking systems (Redmine, Trac, Jira) you can add magic words like resolves #1234 in your commit message to have the bug updated to a certain status. Is there a ...