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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 ...
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What to do when you don't get answers from Launchpad?

I have question #190306 for more than 10 days without an answer. Usually, I get answers from the Ubuntu experts within a couple of days. The problem that I have is persistent and annoying. Where ...
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What is the package name for the Ubuntu installation wizard?

I need to log a bug against the 12.04 installer (the installation wizard that you run off the CD/DVD). What is the package name for this application?
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How do I subscribe a launchpad.net team to all bugs that have a specific tag in a specific project?

I would like to subscribe my team to all bugs that have a certain tag in a certain project. This should be possible according to: https://bugs.launchpad.net/launchpad/+bug/151129 But I can't find ...
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How may I upload my source package with active ftp over dput to launchpad

my question is how can I upload my source package ( I already got the .sources file) over the active ftp method with dput to my launchpad ppa? my .dput.cf file looks as follows: [cooking] fqdn ...
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How to set up automatic translation importing for a particular branch in Launchpad?

I've run into a problem setting up translations for a project in Launchpad. My project consists of a code branch and a translations branch. I have a daily build recipe that nests one branch in the ...
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How can I change my email address on launchpad?

I want to add a new mail address to launchpad. I was able to add a new address and I confirmed the address, but I can't use it for example for mailing lists. I can't set it as contact address. Is ...
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How to upload theme files into a PPA?

I have a GTK3 and a Gnome Shell theme. I haven't created a deb file yet... Can i please know how to create a deb file and upload it to the launchpad? Is there any good guides?
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How can I report a bug for two packages?

How can I make reports to several packages such as unity-2d and thunderbird for a bug with using Thunderbird in Unity 2D? When I type ubuntu-bug-report <package> it only lets me type in one!
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How do I list all members in a Launchpad team?

How can I produce a text file list of all members in Launchpad team? For example, this page only shows the list of users in batches of 75: http://launchpad.net/~launchpad-beta-testers/+members I ...
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What is a suitable place to ask for help when getting PPA build errors?

I am trying to work on some PPA recipes. As I am getting build errors I am seeking help from the community in order move forward. Where can I find a suitable forum for getting help?
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I filed a bug report and now its expired. What do I do now?

I filed a bug report. Eventually I was asked to test the new version. I was slow in responding. Now the bug report is expired. It's still a problem. Do I just file a new bug report, or is there ...
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Launchpad could not import your OpenPGP key

Quickly generated a gpg key for me: quickly share Get Launchpad Settings The authorization page: (https://launchpad.net/+authorize-token?oauth_token=*******&allow_permission=DESKTOP_INTEGRATION) ...
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How can I migrate an application from GitHub to Launchpad?

I am working on a new Ubuntu application. I would like to migrate it from GitHub to Launchpad. The reason why I added it to GitHub and not to Launchpad is that I had some issues saving it with ...
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How to build binary packages in Launchpad?

I have a Launchpad account and a PPA. I have just uploaded a source package using dput. Is it possible to instruct the Launchpad build machine to build binary packages?
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how to upload deb files to launchpad?

I want to upload files on launchpad. I have tried the help method of launchpad but I couldn't understand. Please tell me the method, how to upload? Please don't give me any links to read, just tell me ...
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How do I subscribe to a tag in launchpad?

I'm interested in several tags withing a project's bug report page, but would only like to receive email when a bug is tagged with certain criteria (ie: new-charm) How can I do this in LaunchPad?
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Why are some bugs I'm affected by and subscribed to missing in my Launchpad bug list? [closed]

I have a long list of bugs in my Launchpad account but some bugs I set to being affected by and being subscribed to are not showing up in that list. Even when I change the options of bugs to show I ...
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Unable to setup dpkg build environment

I'm trying to put the following package into launchpad , but i can't really get it work with dpkg-buildpackage even on my system: dpkg-source -b xfce-appmenu-plugin Subroutine ...
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Access the Ubuntu bug database using launchladlib

I'm trying to write a Python script using launchpadlib that can access the Ubuntu bug database, but I can't find any obvious way to restrict the search to the bugs of a particular project/distro. I ...
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Is there a desktop application for launchpad.net?

I was looking at the Launchpad.net and came to this page (see the screenshot below). I started wondering if there are any desktop applications for using Launchpad.net without the necessity of a web ...
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how do i install launchpad stable version?

i was trying to install launchpad by using rocketfuel-setup, it is always installing the development version. how do i install launchpad stable version ? what is the recommended setup(no of ...
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How do I assign a Launchpad bug to an external tracker?

I have encountered an application issue that I know has a bug assigned in both Launchpad and the external tracker the application project actually uses (in this case Google Code). I understand that ...
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Why doesn't my PPA show up on Launchpad?

I'm trying to create a project with Quickly, and to make it available on Launchpad through a PPA. I created a PPA (ppa:vetetix/quickgcal) and a project page (quickgcal). I added code, shared it, ...
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How do I use a Launchpad recipe for patching and building an original package?

I have a patch against vim which applies to packaged version. I would like to automate this, so that when new ubuntu is released, the newer unpatched vim gets patched & built using a recipe. I ...
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How can I change the priority of a launchpad PPA?

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on my server and want to install netatalk 2.2. There is a version available in the PPA of Stefano Rivera. Now it happens that I've also got smartmontools installed for ...
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Quickly error in “Hello-World” app - ERROR: release command failed [closed]

I get an error in quickly with the Hello World application. The error says ERROR: release command failedCan anyone help me with this? Thanks in advance. ...
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How to use stdeb with Launchpad?

I know that launchpad has the policy of only allowing upload of source packages on PPA's (as also explained here). Yet, a python .deb package has all the source in it and it seems silly that one ...
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Why do I get a 'Connection closed' error when trying to branch a Launchpad branch?

When I try to branch any Launchpad branch I keep getting the following error: ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host bzr: ERROR: Connection closed: Unexpected end of message. ...
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What do I do once a branch is marked as 'Needs Fixing'

I have a branch to be merged here: https://code.launchpad.net/~headbangerkenny/ubuntuone-android-music/branch/+merge/71364 I got told what I needed to fix and did that, do I need to set anything ...
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What is edge.launchpad.net and how does it work?

Quite often I find myself on edge.launchpad.net instead of the 'usual' launchpad. It looks exactly the same as traditional launchpad, so I wonder if there is any difference. This happens usually when ...
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Easiest way to package a directory of MATLAB scripts into a Launchpad PPA

I'm administering a small network of Ubuntu boxes for a series of measuring machines in a laboratory. These machines depend on a small directory of MATLAB scripts in /usr/local/MATLAB/... in order to ...