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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 ...
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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 ...