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Often abbreviated bzr, Bazaar is a distributed version control system (VCS) with a focus on being easy to learn. Its development is sponsored by Canonical, the same company who sponsors the development of Ubuntu. It is tightly integrated with Launchpad and is the VCS of choice for Ubuntu development.

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`bzr builddeb -- -us -uc` fails

[PS: What I really want to achieave here is learn how to package new software] I was following the instruction in https://packaging.ubuntu.com/html/packaging-new-software.html#building-the-package. ...
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brz: ERROR: unknown command "dh-make"

I'm trying to build a deb according to the https://packaging.ubuntu.com/html/packaging-new-software.html Everything was working 6 months ago. Now when I execute: bzr dh-make hello 2.10 hello-2.10.tar....
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Convert bzr repo to git? Fast-export no longer supported?

I still have some archives in bzr format, and I would like to convert the remaining ones to git. I have done it previously using git init . bzr fast-export . | git fast-import but that doesn't work ...
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pbuilder-dist fails if cmake can't find non-mandatary c++ feature support?

I'm trying to submit a deb to my PPA according to this manual: https://packaging.ubuntu.com/html/packaging-new-software.html I'm able to build my app with bzr builddeb -- -nc -us -uc and to sign it ...
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Making deb with bzr: QApplication dependency

I'm trying to package a Qt 5.x application as described in https://packaging.ubuntu.com/html/packaging-new-software.html My Build-Depends in debian/control file are: debhelper-compat (= 13), ...
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bzr and zfs/zpool.cache

I use Xubuntu 18.04 with zfs and etckeeper. I added zfs/zpool.cache to .bzrignore via vi /etc/etckeeper/update-ignore.d/01update-ignore etckeeper update-ignore But bzr keeps on adding/committing ...
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How to open bzr diff using Meld with multiple tabs?

How can I simultaneously open all Bazaar file diffs in multiple tabs within the same Meld window? Currently, I execute the following command to use Meld to view Bazaar changes: bzr diff --using meld ...
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Multiple ssh access types from a given user1/client to the same user2/server

I want to access from one user/client combination (say, user1@cl) to a user/server combination (say, user2@srv) via ssh, with two different types of Access: Access type #1 would be restricted to ...
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Need help with bzr

I'm trying to install dodge-maximize, when i write "bzr push lp:~kbailey4444/wingpanel/dodge-maximize" i get an error saying "bzr: ERROR: Not a branch: "/home/lukaruso/"." can you help me trying to ...
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Error while cloning source code of package (bzr: ERROR: Not a branch)

I'm following the Ubuntu Packaging Guide (UDD) and was faced with an error when I had tried to clone an existing package on third step. $ bzr branch ubuntu:kdetoys bzr: ERROR: Not a branch: "bzr+ssh:/...
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Why my git doesn't work with bzr-make?

I want to made deb package for virglrender in Ubuntu 16.04. For git i did git clone git://people.freedesktop.org/~airlied/virglrenderer cd virglrenderer/ ls ./autogen.sh make make install Now I ...
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Error with Bazaar after installing Python 3.0: `except locale.Error, e:Cannot use bazaar`

I cannot run any bzr command anymore after having updating Python 2.7 to Python 3.5 # bzr File "/usr/bin/bzr", line 49 except locale.Error, e: ^ SyntaxError: ...
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How can I solve the problem that bzr cannot acquire lock?

I executed the following command: bzr push lp:~orschiro/+junk/audio-recorder It produces the following error: bzr: ERROR: Could not acquire lock "(remote lock)": bzr+ssh://bazaar.launchpad.net/~...
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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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How edit or correct a Bazaar commit comment?

After executing bzr commit, is there a way to edit the comment associated with the commit? For example, suppose I used the following Bazaar command: bzr commit -m "Some comment wit spelng errorz." ...
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How to git bzr push after git commit --amend?

After doing a git commit --amend one has to git push --force[1] in order to get the desired history (i.e. have base <- corrected commit instead of base <- wrong commit <- corrected commit <...
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How to remove a bzr branch?

I'm trying to build a .dsc file, and I'm following this guide. I entered the bzr dh-make command, but realised I must have entered something wrong, since all the files generated were locked as root (...
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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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What is a good Bazaar cheat sheet for the most common tasks?

Plenty of documentation out there, but it seems to be either an introduction tutorial (aka not a cheat sheet), or a technical cheat sheet with too many commands (aka the manpage). Is there a good ...
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How do I get rid of my current branch, and pull in the latest revision from trunk in Bazaar?

Usually I just rm -r the Branch Folder, and reperform a bzr branch command when I want to chuck everything and start with the latest revision in . What is the proper way to do this though, without ...
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Cannot login to my ubuntu after some unity hacking

I installed unity 7 using bzr lp:unity trunk and I wanted to try a small hack to get started what I did is that I just modified the sentence that appears in the search box when you open the launcher ...
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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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Is hg-bzr plugin possible?

I wonder why there is no Mercurial plugin to work with Launchpad/Bazaar from Mercurial? Is there any technical limitation that make it impossible to use local Mercurial storage/clone for working with ...
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Bazaar checkout logging

Is there any checkout history logging in bazaar or is there a way to turn it on, or monitor checkouts on the server? thanks in advance
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How to deploy Juju charm in development branch

I would like to deploy this branch of the quantum-gateway juju charm https://code.launchpad.net/~openstack-charmers/charms/trusty/quantum-gateway/next resp. bzr branch lp:~openstack-...
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Get commit message and diff from Launchpad

Is it possible to get the commit message and the associated diff (changed file contents) of a project on Launchpad without cloning the repository? I tried using bzrlib as follows: from bzrlib.branch ...
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Building a .Deb package after locally modifying the files

I am new to Linux and I'm learning about packaging in Ubuntu. I wish to run synapse with recoll plguin (lp:~pmarchwiak/synapse-project/recoll-plugin). Now, How can I build a package from the ...
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How do you branch a single file from a multi-file project in bazaar?

How do you branch a single file from a multi-file project in bazaar? For example: lp:ubuntu-popey-app has two files; foo.h and bar.h I would do something like this: bzr branch lp:ubuntu-popey-app ...
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Can't build new .deb package

I'm trying to create a new .deb package, but the build fails with the following output: dpkg-genchanges: error: binary build with no binary artifacts found; cannot distribute dpkg-buildpackage: error:...
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How do you create a *floating* download link to file in bzr hosted on Launchpad?

On GitHub it is possible to create a floating download link which always points to the latest copy of a file in a branch. An example would be; https://raw.githubusercontent.com/KiCad/kicad-library/...
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What is Tree and Merge Source?

I did a bzr merge, and I always forget what the merge source represents, and what the tree represents. Which one is my code, and which one comes from the branch I merged with?
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How to show the latest bzr revision number of a branch

I'd like to get the latest revision number of a given bzr branch on the console, and I'm wondering if there is any bzr command that does that for me. For now, I'm thinking of just running bzr log -r-...
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can i build ubuntu package without an upstream tar ball using bzr?

I don't want to tar ball my C++ source. I think a good Makefile is sufficient to build an ubuntu package. Can't I bzr dh-make with out making a tar.gz of my source code. My problem is that I ...
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What is the difference between bzr lp-propose and bzr lp-propose-merge?

What is the difference between bzr lp-propose and bzr lp-propose-merge? Do I have to provide the branch I wish to propose a merge to, or does it assume it for me?
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How to import an arbitrary GIT branch into a Bazaar repo on Launchpad?

I would like to import an arbitrary GIT branch (NOT master) into a Bazaar repo on Launchpad, but when requesting a new code import Launchpad by default imports the HEAD of the master branch. So how ...
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Include Binary Files in DEB package

I need to build a DEB package from mainly Node.js Javascript files, but it should include some binary files as well. They are listed inside debian/source/include-binaries. Otherwise I get the error ...
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How to configure version control for Qt?

It might be just a basic thing for many, but I'm stuck at "Qt version control", and it's really annoying me. I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and my Qt version is 2.4.1. Here's the message which is displayed: ...
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Avoid initial full directory commit & rather add file to VCS just before modifying the file?

Could I put a certain file in some VCS like git/subversion/etc only "when" I am modifying it. So first I put the unmodified version & then the modified version. The desire is to put the file in ...
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How to submit bug fixes on launchpad?

I'm on Xubuntu, I fixed some bugs for some application that runs on ubuntu and debian, how to submit those bug fixes to launchpad? The dev team confirmed the bug but didn't assign anyone, I waited a ...
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Actual name or pen-name for bzr whoami?

I am setting up bazaar, and need to tell it my identity using whoami command. Am confused as to whether I should provide my real name, or my online/pen name for the purpose?
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Scripting bzr commands

Can someone push me in the right direction to either use a shell script or Python to make a script to simplify pushing a bzr branch to launchpad? The script process would be simple: cd /directory/to/...
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how to version control a site with Bazaar?

basically, I want to make a local branch of my website so that I can edit files then merge them back to the server this is what I did: root@aziz-HP:~# bzr init ftp://user@example.com/public_html/...
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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 "proper"...
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Some Bazaar packages are missing in Ubuntu 13.10 (especially bzr-svn)

Yesterday I installed Bazaar on Ubuntu 13.10. I also installed Bazaar plugins I use but some plugins installation failed because of missing packages. In my case the missing packages were bzr-svn and ...
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How to prevent etckeeper from saving cups/subscriptions.conf.0

Anacron sends me this message daily: /etc/cron.daily/etckeeper: Committing to: /etc/ modified cups/subscriptions.conf.O Committed revision 384. I have added this file to /etc/.bzrignore: ... # end ...
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Keeping /etc folder on a remote server

I have etckeeper with default configuration (bazaar as VCS). I want to keep this repository on the remote server (for example on Amazon EC2 or, if possible, on Dropbox/Box.net/Ubuntu One). I tried to ...
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How to get the revision history of a branch with bzrlib

I'm trying to get a list of committers to a bzr branch. I know I can get it through the command line with something along these lines: bzr log -n0 | grep committer | sed -e 's/^[[:space:]]*committer: ...
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How do I set up QT Creator to use launchpad?

I've created an UbuntuTouch program using QTCreator, and I'd like to set it up to store it in launchpad. How do I do that?
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Bazaar Will not allow Launchpad login

I am trying to set-up a working environment for application development on my lubuntu 12.04 system using this guide. But upon entering the command bzr launchpad-login mylaunchpadid, I am given an ...
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Unable to commit using bazaar tool to my unfuddle svn

Till now I was using "Rabbit VCS", but after changing my laptop somehow unable to install it properly. So, I have become a new user to "bazaar" which can be installed directly from "Ubuntu Software ...
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