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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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Why can't I connect to xmlrpc.launchpad.net?

I tried to check out the source code of opencog(cogbuntu) using bazaar using the commands they had mentioned in their wiki. This is the code entered in the terminal bzr branch -r40 lp:cogbuntu ...
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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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Launchpad Qt/C++ and external tools

I'm new to Ubuntu developpement and searching for information regarding building apps through launchpad (using recipes). I have a project of building a Qt5/c++ webkit app and wanted to ask: how to ...
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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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'apt-get update' fails when using proxy

Using apt-get update I am getting Err http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main amd64 Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch ...
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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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Where on the launchpad page given in the description is the ppa of openoffice that I need to add to get the repository?

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/quantal/amd64/openoffice.org/1:3.3.0-7ubuntu7 Please help me I've spent hours trying to figure out how to install openoffice on Quantal Ubuntu 12.10 and it is driving me ...
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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 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Launchpad: CLI “Copying packages”

I'm using Launchpad to upload a .dsc, a debian.tar.gz and a .orig.tar.xz. The orig archive contains both i386 and amd64 files, and I use debian/rules to build different architecture packages. But it ...
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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 do you deal with backports in production?

I run 12.04 on my production servers. Often I will run into a situation where I want the latest version of a certain critical piece of software for a certain role, such as nginx, and often that ...
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Changed username in launchpad and now my re-installs do not work

A couple of days back I changed my username on launchpad because it had my full name (with initials). The problem is that before I did that I went to Humble Bundle and associated those purchases with ...
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Can't copy PPA package to another series: “same version already building”

I have a PPA with a package built for Precise, which I want to also have available for Trusty. I've read that is as simple as using the "copy packages" feature in Launchpad. When I do so, I get the ...
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What is launchpad?

when I do sudo apt-get update I get these errors, Err http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main amd64 Packages 404 Not Found Err http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main i386 Packages 404 Not Found W: ...
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uwsgi does not start after being installed with launchpad ppa. Installed version : 2.0.3-debian

sudo-apt get install uwsgi on 12.04 results in installing 1.X version of uwsgi which has a lot of bugs and is outdated. After reading on askubuntu I added launchpad ppa's to my sources.list : deb ...
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Modified package builds fine with pbuilder-dist on my computer but fails on Launchpad PPA

I made a small modification to the gnutls28 package from trusty. Basically I re-enabled a disabled package (as trusty defaults to gnutls26). On my local Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit computer the build and all ...
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Launchpad duplicated and screen splited

After my last update of Ubuntu, as I usually do, when I restarted the PC, the Desktop appears duplicaded, including the launchpad. It's impossible to work since every app I open is replicated in the ...
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Backport package stops at 99%

I am trying to backport texlive-extra for 12.04 and upload the result to my PPA on launchpad. So I executed backportpackage -u ppa:asolovets/backports texlive-extra. It starts downloading the source ...
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Cinnamon imports to launchpad

I have made my own PPA with cinnamon latest commits imported to launchpad account https://code.launchpad.net/~burhanilinux/burhanilinux/cinnamon but when i install ,i get unmet dependencies error.So ...
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Timeout for launchpad in both web and apt

I'm not getting errors with any other service, it only seems to be the SSL encrypted version of *.launchpad.net that is timing out. I don't have any proxies set up (I just checked again), and it has ...
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Where can I followup with my system test results?

I ran the by-default-installed "System Testing" tool and submitted the results but I don't know where can I followup with it on launchpad ? I can't remember exactly if I submitted it while having an ...
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Posting my first application to launchpad and installing it

I created a hello world application in C++ and I would like to post it to Launchpad (on my account) and then to install it adding the ppa add-apt .... I have two files in my application folder: ...
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How can I subscribe to Launchpad-hosted project announcements via email?

There are a number of projects I use or am interested in that make announcements via Launchpad. Random example: https://launchpad.net/steadyflow/+announcements These announcments are available as RSS ...
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How can I change the remote on a PPA source tracking repository?

Say I have a project tracking source builds and the most up to date remote github changes. How can I update the project to use the most up to date remote git repo?
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How to ensure error reporting opens Launchpad in the correct browser

I'm experiencing a bizarre problem on Ubuntu 13.10 where, in the event of a system error, the error reporting service will attempt to open Launchpad using the Links2 browser rather than Firefox as ...