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Questions related to Launchpad.net, the website that is used for most Ubuntu open source projects.

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How can I handle tests that require an X display when packaging on Launchpad?

I have a build recipe that is failing because it wants to use an X display: Build log Is there a way in the Debian/Ubuntu build process that I can either use a fake display or do I need to skip ...
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How can I remove a prefix from {latest-tag} in a Launchpad recipe?

I have a Launchpad recipe that looks like this: # git-build-recipe format 0.4 deb-version {latest-tag}-0~{time}~rev{revno}~pkg{revno:packaging} lp:kvantum master nest packaging lp:~krisives/kvantum/+...
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Which GNU savannah bug report URLs are accepted by Launchpad?

I reported https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/grub2-signed/+bug/1800340 which (as so often) didn't get any feedback, so I reported it upstream at https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?func=detailitem&...
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Submitting a Bug on Launchpad when there are Missing Debug Packages?

I submitted a bug report to Launchpad using Apport. Shortly after, I received the following email: Thank you for your report! However, processing it in order to get sufficient information for ...
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How do I report a bug when Launchpad fails?

I'm installing xubuntu 18.04.1 fresh, less than 15 minutes after the install finished I had a problem with vim-nox (a.k.a /usr/bin/vim.nox). I tried "ubuntu-bug vim-nox" and things got weird very ...
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How to package for multiple Ubuntu versions with different package dependencies in a single PPA from launchpad? [duplicate]

I have an existing PPA for a Qt-based application that dates back to xenial that I recently updated to support bionic. I did this by just checking in all the changes required for bionic (in ...
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Can't build in launchpad, missing dependencies

I have a bunch of .so libraries that can not build. dh_shlibdeps dpkg-shlibdeps: warning: cannot find library libnode.so needed by debian/android-messages/usr/share/android-messages/debian/...
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What do the HWE-Next or linux-oem packages do/mean

I have a device with a RealTek rtl8821CE wifi module. It does not work well on Ubuntu 18.04 and I have been using a third party driver. However the bluetooth still does not work. While searching about ...
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The GnuCash bug tracker has moved. How do we fix all the Launchpad references still pointing az the old site? [closed]

The Bug tracker of the GnuCash project has moved: https://gnucash.org/news.phtml (news posted on 2018-06-28) Consequences: The GnuCash projects bug tracker link on Launchpad should be fixed to ...
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Upload new signature to launchpad

Sorry for a very bad "customer support" type question: I am trying to import a new key pgp key to launchpad but do not receive any e-mail. Questions: How long will it take before I get any e-mail? ...
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Launchpad.net : “Lost something?”

I used Apport to report a severe Ubuntu. When sending it, I got told something like: The bug you are trying to report has already been reported, please click here to see it and add details to help ...
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How do I report a bug on Launchpad when I don't know which package it affects? [duplicate]

How do I report a bug on Launchpad when I don't know which package it affects? I tried just reporting it directly to "Ubuntu", but "Report a Bug" on https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu just redirects to ...
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How do I fix 404 error when updating package lists? [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, and I can't install from new PPA's. It gives me a 404 error every time I try to update the package lists. curtice@linuxloverpc:~$ sudo apt update [sudo] password for ...
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Using backportpackage gives circular-ish dependency

I'm trying to use backportpackage to backport htop. The build fails because it needs debhelper (>= 11). When I tried to backport debhelper it failed because it needs dpkg-dev (>= 1.19.0.5~). ...
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Ubuntu Development version / How to participate

Questions about the Ubuntu Development version Background AskUbuntu is dedicated to helping users with the current released versions of standard Ubuntu and Ubuntu community flavours (Kubuntu, ...
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How do I add myself to bug report? [duplicate]

There is a bug report on Launchpad that describes exactly what is happening to me. How do I add myself to this bug report as it is currently marked as "undecided" importance with no-one assigned to ...
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Why can't I update Ubuntu anymore or log into launchpad to report it?

I'm unable to update Ubuntu anymore. My computer keeps asking me to file a bug for libre-office-common, because it isn't able to update to the newest version for some reason. Software Updater tells me ...
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How to upload/build a custom kernel on launchpad?

I have used make deb-pkg to generate the following files: linux-4.14.20-rt17-v7+_4.14.20-rt17-v7+-1.debian.tar.gz linux-4.14.20-rt17-v7+_4.14.20-rt17-v7+-1.dsc linux-4.14.20-rt17-v7+_4.14.20-rt17-v7+...
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How to install the latest version of terminator?

If I follow the steps of gnometerminator.blogspot.de: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome-terminator sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install terminator then I end up having terminator version 0.98, ...
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Where to report issues of snaps?

I don't seem to find any information where to report issues with snaps, i.e. applications which are installed through snap install instead of the system package manager apt-get. Since most bug ...
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How to find a previously reported launchpad bug? [duplicate]

I reported a bug to launchpad previously but was mistaken about a detail. How do I find my previous report to correct this detail?
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Where exactly is all the source code on Launchpad browseable?

I have always found the source code browser of Launchpad extremely useful when I need to link to packaging code in an answer. The URL pattern is simple enough (https://code.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+...
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“Launchpad doesn't understand the form data submitted in this request.” when using links

If I use the console/text browser links to access https://launchpad.net I experience the error Launchpad doesn't understand the form data submitted in this request. after sending the form of an ...
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Unable to install libgtk2. Connection refusing

I am trying to install libgtk2 using command sudo apt-get install libgtk2.0-dev but, I am receiving following message (403 Forbidden): Err http://ppa.launchpad.net/accessibility-dev/ppa/ubuntu/ ...
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is it possible to hide packages on launchpad.net?

so I'm was looking at PPA for the paper theme (click here) and it doesn't list the cursor theme. It only shows the icon and the GTK theme. I've looked at the build logs and I cannot find it. but I ...
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Install gstreamer version 0.10 in Ubuntu 17.04

So previously I was using Fedora 24, and I had a thing set up where I was using gstreamer, ssh, and v4l2loopback to mirror my laptop's screen to another computer. Essentially I set up a dummy video ...
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How do i build from git repository with submodules on Launchpad?

I'm currently trying to revive our project PPA since we started using Git submodules two months ago and import to Bazaar stopped working since it's doesn't support submodules. So I removed bzr and ...
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What can I do when Launchpad shows a wrong upstream connection?

I noticed that the file source package in Ubuntu on Launchpad is connected to the wrong upstream project. This obviously can't be fixed from Ask Ubuntu, but I am hoping someone can tell me what I can ...
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Time limit when building source packages at launchpad

What is the time limit when building source packages at launchpad servers? That is, what is the time limit before the server will abort the building process.
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Packages not updated after adding ppa

I'm trying to upgrade vlc to 3.0 sudo add-apt-repository ppa:videolan/master-daily sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install vlc The repo was added fine, as well as the update but it just says it's ...
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Which command gets udevdb.txt file at launchpad?

When I run ubuntu-bug or apport-collect an udevdb.txt file listing all devices is uploaded to Launchpad. How can I get this file without using Launchpad?
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Apt-get update error launchpad [duplicate]

Whenever I apt-get update I get this error message at the end: W: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/mc3man/trusty-media/ubuntu/dists trusty Release' does not have a Release file. N: Data from ...
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Build launchpad PPA packages with backport version

I want to build packages for my PPA using meson. I think I figured out how to do make a working recipe. However I need meson version (>= 0.4) which is not in the release repository of xenial. ...
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Manually building binary packages from source that are found on Launchpad

I'm trying to build the latest source of openSSH (https://github.com/openssh/openssh-portable). If I use checkinstall, I end up with a single .deb that installs everything, whereas Ubuntu/launchpad ...
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Where is the source of firefox.desktop to send a pull request?

There is a small bug in /usr/share/applications/firefox.desktop: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/+bug/1615549 and I'd like to fix it and send a patch but I can't find a repository ...
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How does one find a kernel commit from a launchpad bug report?

When reviewing the following launchpad kernel bug there is an notice that says it has been committed to the Xenial master-next. https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1686099 https://...
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Is there a way to estimate if the addition of a ppa will be harmful? [duplicate]

I was told here, that it is insane to add repeatedly new ppa-s to the system, however sometimes it is the only way for me to install a program. Some programs have different ppa-s on launchpad.net to ...
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How to create a launch entry in the xface context menu for cinelerra-gg5.1?

I've downloaded a cinelerra-gg version 5.1 txz-file from cinelerra-cv.org. The installation is very easy, no special knowledge needed, so I copied the file into a folder of my choice and performed ...
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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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How to search for a ppa for the non community version of cinelerra? [duplicate]

At this moment, the most recent version of cinelerra is 6.0. I performed apt-cache search cinelerra on my ubuntu with 0 results, so I have to add a ppa which contains cinelerra. There are two types ...
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How to add a launchpad repository to Ubuntu 16.04?

There is a project that I want to install on my host: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/xenial/amd64/libguestfs-tools/1:1.28.12-1ubuntu2 How to figure out information for add-apt-repository command using ...
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How to install nwchem by adding a launchpad source (not PPA)

I want to install NWChem (a molecular simulation package) and the link given for Ubuntu in their website is: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nwchem. Can you please let me know how to add it to ...
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How to check if a software version exists for my Ubuntu release?

I'm having the issue in this post. Looking at the accepted solution, it says: Check on Launchpad whether version 1.3.4 (Yakkety) or 1.2.19 (Xenial) was made available for your Ubuntu release. ...
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PPA dput Config error: missing FQDN set

I am trying to upload my PPA files using this page: https://help.launchpad.net/Packaging/PPA/Uploading However, when I try to execute dput ppa:your-lp-id/ppa <source.changes> in my Terminal, I ...
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Checksum mismatch with linux 3.13.0-110.157 on launchpad

I downloaded the source files for the package 'linux' from launchpad, and found that the size of one of the files is much larger than stated on the launchpad page. (The checksum also mismatches) ...
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Create both, trusty and xenial packages in Ubuntu PPA

I am creating package with debuild -S. Then I upload with dput ppa:user/ppaname packagename_source.changes. My package is correctly builded and published. But, only deb files for trusty are created. ...
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Building Python Extension Packages for Launchpad

I have an autotools project (c++) which I build packages for on a launchpad ppa Recently I've attempted to add a python package to that archive. I've tested it locally with bzr dh-make and also ...
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How to download and install ffmpeg from Launchpad?

I'm trying to understand how to install the ffmpeg package from Launchpad. The ffmpeg website links to that page when you try to download it for Linux.
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Cannot login at login.launchpad.net since the SSL certificate apparently expired?

This seems to be quite ridiculous but now I can't login at launchpad. Whenever I go to the address login.launchpad.net the browser says that the SSL certificate has expired (expiration date 16 ...
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Can't sign the Ubuntu Code of Conduct 2.0 in Launchpad [duplicate]

I'm trying to sign the latest Ubuntu Code of Conduct in Launchpad without any success. I've looked up in older posts and forums but I haven't found any working solution at all. What I've achieved so ...