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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 ...
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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 ...