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What package should I include as build-depend based on this error

Previously, I've asked about debian/rules additional build flag of CMake for packaging in Launchpad. The question is here. Now I managed to accomplish that by changing that debian/rules. And I ...
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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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How can I find a bug reported by the bug reporting tool?

I keep getting the "internal error" messages when suspending/resuming (and sometimes the system fails to suspend and acts weird), and whenever the error message pops up, I tell it to send an error ...
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Electron App as PPA

I've been doing some research: You can't build PPA's from a Node.js application. Apparently, this is not a rule, since there are a few projects that have successfully achieve this. WebUDP8 is an ...
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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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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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Pantheon Not Completely Installed?

I have just installed the pantheon shell today, and I have not found any help with this yet. I am not just a random noob, i use a bunch of other shells and i also have a few development applications ...
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Difficulties updating Launchpad / Software Updater errors

I reference a text file thru out this question. It can be found here. Fairly new user, forgive me if this has already been answered. I've done some searching first, but nothing quite matches up. The ...
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Launchpad .net delays in building package

Are 4 hour wait times for compilation normal? Is there anything I can do to minimize the lag time?
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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 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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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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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 to login from terminal using launchpad.net credentials?

I will share an example with you so that you can understand it better: I am an authenticated user of launchpad.net. Now I want to login with my launchpad credentials to access this site's data. I am ...
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how to patch a file of an ubuntu package in launchpad

I found a solution to a bug in one of the package but I'm unable to understand how to update the package. The Code tab of the project at launchpad.net says "You cannot upload to this branch. Members ...
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How I set any distribution for Debian package?

When I try to make a Debian source package for Launchpad, in /debian/changelog file, I must set a distribution like this: package-name (1.0-1) trusty; urgency=low ... Now, I want to release my ...
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How to build a PPA from a git repository?

How can we build a PPA from a git repo? For example say that I have an icon theme hosted in Git. How can I add it to a PPA? (Note : I don't know much about Launchpad and PPAs)
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How can I get a RSS/ATOM feed for new package releases on launchpad?

How can I get a RSS/ATOM feed update if a project releases a new package? Take the example of Back In Time. I would like to get an update for their release of “backintime” source package in Sid ...
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How to compile .deb file from package archives?

How do I make .deb package file from these archives? http://ppa.launchpad.net/unit3/bfgminer/ubuntu/dists/quantal/main/
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How do I save my ubuntu sdk project to launchpad?

I've got a program that I'd like to make, but I don't know how to put it on launchpad. How do I do that?
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Can we use svn2cl on launchpad buildbots?

I've done a build bot for doxbox and currently i'm merging a packaging bzr repo - but that repo has the changelog outdated - and i don't want to have to maintain it. I've read dosbox autogenerates it'...
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Set default JDK version on Launchpad packaging system

Hello there for my application I need to set the default JDK for building my packages. Normally I would execute sudo update-alternatives --config java But how to do something like this in Launchpad?...
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How to create a PPA package from existing launchpad source package?

There a source package for ruby1.9.1 versioned 1.9.3.194-1 on launchpad.net, at: https://launchpad.net/debian/sid/+source/ruby1.9.1/1.9.3.194-1/ How do I upload this to my PPA and compiling it for ...
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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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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 updates?...
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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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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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What does this dput message mean?

I uploaded a new package to a PPA (the PPA contains no reference of any uploads of this package in the past), and dput output this curious message: Package includes an .orig.tar.gz file although ...
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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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How to find out a specific string on https://translations.launchpad.net?

Sometimes I like to offer translation suggestions for strings in my native language on https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu. Normally, to find out a specific string in launchpad translations, ...
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Can't sign Ubuntu code of conduct

This is what I get when I type command to sign the Code of conduct for Launchpad. clearsign failed: secret key not available I followed steps from Launchpad but didn't get the confirmation e-mail ...
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In 16.04 in Unity launchpad

The ubuntu software button gives empty screen for seversal seconds and then returns to Unity. Other launch buttons work. Recently I made changes in appearance using the two Tweaks. Tried terminal ...
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Pernamently agree to Ubuntu One Personal Data Request

Ubuntu One is a single sign-on service, necessary to login on launchpad. It works normally except on logging in it asks Personal Data Request You are logging in to https://launchpad.net/ ...
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How to compile program source from launchpad branch

I am trying to compile and this branch of plank. I have some experience compiling software from git, but not from launchpad/bazaar. I have tried following the instructions in the projects INSTALL ...
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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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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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ubuntu-bug packagename, what is the package name for laptop keyboard-layout bugs?

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I have a Swedish laptop keyboard and the Ubuntu language is English. Every time I restart the computer the keyboard-layout switches away from Swedish keyboard-layout to English ...
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Which package for console toggle bug?

I want to file a bug report on Launchpad about a problem with me not being able to switch to console view from the GUI loading screen on start up. When I try to toggle, the console view has been ...
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How can I create a ppa from command-line in launchpad

I succesfully created my ppa, and I can now create new packages using the web interface of launchpad. I'm trying to backport some packages from ubuntu trusty to precise using the backportpackage ...
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How well is Ubuntu and Apport handling user's crash reporting process?

The unattended-upgrade exited with some error, and later in the Desktop session, I was asked to enter my password to be able to view some error occured which was a crash report for unattended-upgrade. ...
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Unable to add PPA

I was just trying to get Pipelight installed when I came across following error. I copy and pasted the input into my terminal the second time around and the error still occured.
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how do i create a ppa for a package made by someone else but not managed anymore

Okay , 1st of all, though ive used PPAs for all these years, i never went into the details of how they are created and managed and stuff... so, i am a noob at being on the "creator" or " manager" ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...