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How to change bug status on launchpad?

There is this bluetooth bug present in 16.04, that has been fixed for 14.04, so on launchpad its status is "Fix released". What should I do in such situation to notify people of regression? Here is ...
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Building packages on Ubuntu 16.04 for Launchpad

I would like to build and upload to Launchpad a simple package for Ubuntu 16.04. It is just a colour theme; it basically requires the creation of a new folder under /usr/share/themes. The rulesfile ...
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Where are official version control repositories for source code of Xenial Xerus packages?

For Wily Werewolf and previous releases, it was pretty straightforward locating the official source repositories for packages in Launchpad, therefore it was easy to create your own branches and ...
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GPG Key Created But WIll Not Decrypt

I created a GPG key with Ubuntu 16.04's "Passwords and Keys" and pushed it to the Ubuntu server. I tried to import into Launchpad, but when I got the email to decrypt, I keep getting an error saying ...
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How to resolve Network Error retry again error on Ubuntu one login?

When I am trying to install apps from Ubuntu App Store on my nexus 5 Ubuntu 15.04 r92 I can't login to app store it always gives the same error. My credentials and network settings are right (I am ...
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When Ubuntu 16.04 LTS will be updated to correct ancient issues? [closed]

Can anyone explain why Ubuntu is still no reliable alternative to well-known OS called Windows 10 ? In Gnome, I still cannot resize windows properly, if my mouse pointer doesn't hit the pixel line ...
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Where should I report the bug/feature request for ubuntu-phone to get a better way to position the cursor

I'm not sure where I should report the following bug/feature request: When you writing something on the ubuntu-phone, finding a spelling mistake and would like to go back to correct it, it is very ...
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Agent admitted failure to sign using the key

After a fresh ubuntu install, it seems I can't use any bzr branch commands. I get the following error: Agent admitted failure to sign using the key. Permission denied (publickey). ...
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Bundle: branching and deploying a specific charm revision

Can I branch and deploy a specific revision of a charm using bundle? For example service: myCharm: branch: lp:~myName/path/to/myCharm ...... is it possible to branch revision 14 of ...
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How to make packages for ARM in Launchpad?

When I request builds in this recipe it only creates 32 bit and 64 bit packages. How to create packages for ARM? I am using Quickly.
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Launchpad Build Recipes: How do I correctly specify build dependencies for packages in the same PPA?

I am trying to build Code::Blocks IDE on Ubuntu 16.04 using this recipe: https://code.launchpad.net/~damien-moore/+recipe/codeblocks-16.01-release It needs libwxgtk2.8-dev, which isn't in the 16.04 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 translation status (case study)

I have been looking at the translation of Ubuntu 16.04 as project management case study and I was really curious about the number of languages which would be 'fully translated' for this release. They ...
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Testing the newest kernel without rebooting

I've reported a bug (1568635) on launchpad. They replied, asking me to test the latest kernel. I have a live DVD iso, can connect to lan Internet and have a link to the newest kernel files (.deb). I ...
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Gradle in Ubuntu for Launchpad

It appears that Ubuntu doesn't have new versions of Gradle in their repositories for some reason. I need it for a project that will be build by Launchpad. What should I do about this?
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How are Launchpad teams usually formed?

Over time, I answered a number of questions here. Many times, these questions were quite (user) specific and answers were created, writing in an improvising way. In some occasions however, things were ...
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How to work around build dependencies with disparate epoch numbers?

I have a build on Launchpad that is failing for reasons that escape me. The package clearly lists the build dependencies as: Merged Build-Depends: ..., golang (>= 1:1.4~) | gccgo-5, ... Filtered ...
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Changelog of bq-Channel for Ubuntu Touch

I'm running Ubuntu Touch at the channel 'ubuntu-touch/rc-proposed/bq-aquaris.en'. My current version is r272. I would really like to know what had been changed since version r271. I already searched ...
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How do I contribute code to Ubuntu so that Ubuntu devs have to expend a minimum of effort in integrating it?

I have submitted a few bug reports over the years, most have never been closed (not closed fixed, anyway). I think I could speed this process a bit if I submitted patches. However: How do I submit ...
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How do I submit a patch to a Launchpad project?

With a Git/GitHub background and knowing very little about Bazaar VCS, I would like to occasionally report a bug to projects hosted on Launchpad, and even send a patch. I'd like to do it in a ...
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What happens after `ubuntu-bug` has done its thing?

Until some time ago you ran apport-bug or ubuntu-bug to start reporting a bug. The system would then open launchpad with your account, upload the collected information and let you add more info to the ...
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How to install DB Browser for SQLite via PPA?

On the website they have mentioned to user ppa For Ubuntu and derivaties, @deepsidhu1313 provides a PPA with our latest release here: ...
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How to build -dev package in launchpad?

I am developing small library and I've created appropriate debian package configuration. You can take a look at it at https://github.com/mspanc/vspec. When I run debuild locally it properly builds ...
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How to solve Bazaar error bzr: ERROR: unknown command “*****”?

I am following this guide to configure bazaar, but I have encountered a small problem, it says to type in the command: bzr launchpad-login subgenius And to replace launchpad-login with your ...
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How to upload to a launchpad team PPA?

I have built and signed a package which I now wish to upload to my launchpad team with dput, but every time that I try to upload it I get this email: Rejected: Source/binary (i.e. mixed) uploads are ...
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GPG error in Ubuntu update

When I run the sudo apt-get update, it results in the following Reading package lists... Done W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net lucid Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified ...
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Launchpad invoking 64-bit programme in 32-bit build environment

I am trying to package a Qt programme for Trusty. I have successfully built the package in my system and uploaded it to a PPA. The control file includes the following: Build-Depends: debhelper (>= ...
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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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I reported a bug on launchpad a while ago and it seems to be fixed now, what should I do?

I reported the following bug back when I was still using Ubuntu 14.04 but it hadn't had any activity since. I've updated my system since then, and I'm on 15.10 at the moment. And at this point, the ...
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ubuntu install latest redis through ppa source

How could I install the latest redis-server through https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/redis I know how could install via ppa, but I don't know the url in this source .
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Where is my bug report sent?

How can I track my bug status after clicking "Continue" to "Send an error report to fix this problem"? I have reported the bug a while ago and so far no fix. Has the bug been even reported to ...
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Cannot build on launchpad

I have succesfully uploaded my app to launchpad:However it fails to build on both i386 and amd64. Here is the link: https://launchpad.net/~mkamenjak/+archive/ubuntu/bugappppa/+packages Here is the ...
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Where to submit a Bug-Report regarding a Bluetooth issue?

I have found a bug at my UbuntuTouch phone but I dont know where so submit... Of course I searched on launchpad, but I cannot find the right place where to put the bug report. Here is my bug ...
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Add dependency from ppa to package

I'am building simple dropdown terminal emulator application with PythonGI + GTK+3.0, I am using libkeybinder3.0 and gir1.2-keybinder3.0 packages for global keybinding these packages not available in ...
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Help with installing the nvidia-96 branch in lununtu 14.04

Can anyone give me step-by-step directions on how to install this branch to my computer? https://code.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-branches/ubuntu/trusty/nvidia-graphics-drivers-96/trusty I have done sudo ...
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How to add a ppa from a launchpad link [duplicate]

How can I add this ppa: https://launchpad.net/~ermshiperete/+archive/ubuntu/monodevelop to Ubuntu by a command? So given a launchpad link how can I created the appropriate command?
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Where do I go to report Unity 8 bugs?

I'd love to point out some of the issues I'm having with Unity 8 so that they get solved sooner but where do I go to report them? I couldn't find anything on launchpad.
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How to get all the bugs associated with a particular project

I am looking a way to get all the bugs assocaited with particular project using launchpad API. I wanted to use some kind of clustering alogrithm to divide the bugs into predefined catagories.
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How to add Launchpad PPA of different Ubuntu versions to my Machine?

I want to add a certain Launchpad PPA via add-apt-repository to my machine. Is it possible to add the PPAs of several or even all Ubuntu Versions to my Machine? This is just for comparing the ...
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Problems with apt-get ppa from launch pad [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu Server Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty And when I run apt-get update is get the following errors Err ...
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Automatically installing PPAs

After adding some PPAs from Launchpad to my repositiory (add-apt-repository) I want to install them automatically. As far as I know there is no command to install all new PPAs after apt-get update. ...
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Where can I see which ubuntu release ships the fixed version of a program affected by a bug?

This bug is marked "fixed released": https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python3.4/+bug/1290847 Where can I see which Ubuntu release ships the fixed version? PS: I would like to avoid reading ...
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How to search for and list available ppas via the python launchpad API?

I can't figure out how to use the python launchpadlib to search for ppas. In other words, I am looking for a python API interface for the official launchpad (ubuntu) ppa search. A web form for the ...
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python 2.7.9 backport to trusty (14.04)

I try to backport Python 2.7.9 from vivid to trusty but when launchpad build this pakage there is an build error. I create my backport : backportpackage -d trusty -u ppa:splanquart/python ...
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How to include postinst file with bzr builddeb?

I have built a package for Ubuntu using the Ubuntu Packaging Guide. That worked fine until the point that I wanted to configure the package after installation. Usually debian packages get a postinst ...
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How do I test the translations I am making for 12.04?

I want to download latest translations from Launchpad of particular language for Ubuntu 12.04. How to do that? I've been adding translations to Marathi language. But the version in synaptic is not ...
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Packaging existing software

I've found guides on packaging new software, but what is the workflow to package already maintained packages; the packages tagged with 'needs-packaging' in Launchpad for example. I'm not sure how to ...
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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 to build i386 PPA packages on a 32 bit system

My PPA package won't cross build its i386 binary on a 64-bit machine. I have tried it, and there are many low level system headers missing, although it will build in a 32-bit system, I have tried it ...
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How I can install the “linux-signed-lts-vivid package” security update?

I am an Ubuntu Trusty Tahr (14.04.3 LTS 64 Bit) user. In generally I do not know how to install "diffs" patches published in the Launchpad.net. How can I install the security patch given in this ...
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how to report a bug or ask a question regarding the wine PPA?

I thought about reporting a bug about a package from the wine PPA, but neither https://bugs.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-wine has an option to post a new bug report no ...