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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 ...
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UbuntuGIS "Failed to fetch” error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? I already try to install UbuntuGIS (https://launchpad.net/~ubuntugis/+archive/ppa) since yesterday but fail when running apt-get ...
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What do I need to do to start working with Launchpad again on a new computer?

I have followed the directions listed at http://developer.ubuntu.com/packaging/html/getting-set-up.html to get my desktop computer set up so that I could work on bug fixing during 12.04's development. ...
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Where can I download Ubuntu One for Android as an APK?

The Android on my phone is modded, does not have Google Marketplace and I don't want to install it. Where can I download an APK to install Ubuntu One on Android?
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How to stop bzr from using ssh (asking a password) for downloading?

I have configured bzr to push updates and now it's using ssh for downloading all the branches too. Is it possible to use ssh only for uploading?
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How to report a bug in content (not interface) on Ubuntu.com?

I want to report a bug in the content on the Ubuntu website. I don't know how to properly do this because: This is not a bug in the web server, or in the way a page is coded. It is a content ...
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How should one try and fix bugs in Ubuntu?

Given that it can take ages for the software engineers at Ubuntu to fix bugs once they are filed, if the user himself or herself wants to fix the bugs in ones system, what are the steps that he or she ...
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How do I revoke a PGP key?

Note: this is a purely hypothetical situation. Suppose that I had created a PGP key, pushed it to the Ubuntu keyserver (hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com), and added it to my Launchpad account. Further ...
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Is there a way to set build preference on Launchpad?

Say, for example, I am solving a problem for someone. I know they are on x64. Is there a way to set the build preference to x64 before x86?
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This update does not come from a source that supports changelogs

When I get an update via update-manager for a software like blender/vlc, I like to see what has been fixed/changed. But the software updater doesn't show me the changes from a ppa added software. I ...
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Pushing custom updates to Ubuntu remixes

I've created a custom distribution of Ubuntu (a "remix") that I'd like to start distributing, but want to continue improving via updates. Any suggestions on the best methods of pushing custom ...
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Bazaar error when branching a Launchpad repo

I tried to install Ubuntu TV in Ubuntu 12.04 by following this guide. Everything had been OK until I executed in the terminal bzr branch lp:~s-team/ubuntutv/trunk ubuntu-tv. I get the following ...
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How do I report a bug in Ubuntu translation?

I am familiar with reporting bugs on launchpad, but have no idea on how to report a bug in the translation. Should I file it against the package that contains this bug, or should I report it as a ...