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How do I report a bug when launchpad does not work?

I found a bug in engrampa. When I tried to report it I got to https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/engrampa/+filebug/d65ee956-654a-11ed-99a1-40a8f0305cb4. After an hour, the bug data was still ...
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How long does Launchpad typically take to process bug data?

I started the bug creation process with apport-cli and followed the link it gave me. However it's been processing for several hours now. When should I give up waiting and try again?
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I can't log in to launchpad

I'm trying to file a bug report but I cannot login to launchpad. I don't know if there is some kind of maintenance going on but I can't login. I already logged in to my Ubuntu one account but still ...
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Launchpad librarian fails to install package

I am using launchpad librarian to build packages from my source package. The source package, I have uploaded via dput to my PPA. Launchpad then proceeds to build (which is accomplished) and to install ...
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Launchpad PPA: " dh_install: warning: Cannot find (any matches for) "=>" (tried in ., debian/tmp)" while building package with dh-exec

I'm working on moving some of my packaging routines into CI workflows to save myself some time when releasing new versions of my app. However, I've been running into a weird issue with Launchpad that ...
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Build deb package with more recent cmake on launchpad

I created a library that I'd like to share via deb packages in a ppa. I'd like to support from ubuntu 20.04 but I need a more recent version of cmake to build the library, and I'm wondering what would ...
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Did i broke my system?

so i'm new and yes i know i probably didn't brake my system but i think i managed to make quite a mess:( Please let me know what is happening or how to fix, i'm sure this is stupid problem but i am ...
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Repository doesn't have release file? [duplicate]

I'm new and this might be stupid question but i just can't solve this. E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/alexlarsson/flatpak/ubuntu impish Release' does not have a Release file. N: Updating ...
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How to notify a PPA owner that their PPA has issues

How can one notify Launchpad a PPA is malformed? Context: I am trying to install the current stable version of dossbox-staging listed at https://launchpad.net/~feignint/+archive/ubuntu/dosbox-staging ...
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Unable to connect to ppa.launchpad.net:http: [IP: 91.189.95.85 80]

Running sudo apt update on my Ubuntu 20.04 gives the following error output on all launchpad ppas: Hit:1 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease Hit:2 https://deb.nodesource.com/node_14....
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How to use a older version of a package from the same PPA as a dependency while building is Launchpad?

I'm trying to package software for the Cardano blockchain using Launchpad, and so far I have been able to create a PPA with the required libsodium fork. This fork is required to build the Cardano node ...
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Problems in logging into Launchpad and Ubuntu One

I can't log into Ubuntu One because of my Launchpad account, which I don't remember. So how can I straighten out this validation mess? Really, I just want to use Pastebin. I seem to be caught in ...
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Help creating source packages for launchpad [duplicate]

I want to upload the first version of my app to launchpad. Launchpad requires a source package of the app. My app is written in C, it compiles with gcc and generates one binary. How can I create a ...
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Why does my PPA not have any signing key?

Somehow one of the PPAs I maintain (belongs to a team) does not have a signing key. No signing key listed here Why does the PPA not have a signing key and how to fix this? Note that I can ...
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Can we get debug packages in Launchpad?

I see some project offering their ...-dbgsym.deb packages on launchpad (see ALSA). My projects, however, do not seem to generate those packages. When I create packages on my machine, I do see those ...
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Copying debian directory from another branch to build in Launchpad

I am trying to build Cozy Audiobook in launchpad. I have the imported the source branch (master) from GitHub, and a there is a different branch (deb-packaging-juno) containing the debian/ directory. ...
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How do I programmatically detect that my launchpad build process is done?

I am working on the Snap! C++ project which manages many packages with a complex set of dependencies (see picture below). So as a result I need the build of package A to be complete before I can run ...
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Can I Import an existing OpenPGP key into Ubuntu for use as my Personal key?

louis@WinNyx:~$ gpg --send-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 1FDBB6475ED8B730113953BE5CD637DC9222E537 gpg: sending key 5CD637DC9222E537 to hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com louis@WinNyx:~$ gpg -...
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Has there been any malicious PPA so far?

People often discourage users from using PPAs because the PPA may potentially contain libraries and packages which may break the system. I have been using PPAs since 2010, and never encountered a ...
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Where to translate menu from right click on desktop

I'm switching from Ubuntu MATE to Ubuntu raw and I've noticed that the menu when right-clicking is not translated in my locale. What component could I help translate at Launchpad? Also the icon "...
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How do I resolve `Depends: libuv1-snap-dev (>= 1.33.1.7~bionic) but it is not going to be installed` when buliding a package on Launchpad?

I've been using launchpad.net to build many of my projects for Xenial, Bionic, and now Focal. As I'm trying to complete my list of projects, one of the builds is giving me grief saying that a ...
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Uploaded package not showing in my Launchpad PPA

I created a package for Launchpad PPA and want to upload it to Launchpad. I've used dput command and this is what I get: tomica@home:~/Desktop$ dput ppa:{MY_LAUNCHPAD}/ppa packagename_0.0.1_source....
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Can't upgrade to package version listed on Launchpad

I'm running Groovy, and trying to upgrade figma-linux to the latest version which was listed in Launchpad around half an hour ago. I've currently got version 0.6.3-1 installed. I've run apt update, ...
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Launchpad and source versioning while targeting different series of Ubuntu

I have a package that can be build for both groovy and xenial. Ubuntu groovy have libpng-dev that resolves to libpng16. Plus it has libpng12. Xenial has no libpng-dev or libpng16. It has only libpng12-...
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PPA build recipes? (AUR's pkgbuild equivalent)

Is there an equivalent of Arch Linux AUR's pkgbuild for PPAs? ie. a build recipe. For instance, is there a way to find out how these packages were built https://launchpad.net/~oibaf/+archive/ubuntu/...
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What are the latest stable proprietary drivers for Ubuntu 16.04 and NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1050 (4gb)?

What are is the LATEST STABLE proprietary drivers for UBUNTU 16.04 and NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1050 (4gb)? There are simply too many answers which I have compiled below: Nvidia site says 450(450.66) is ...
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Debian package builds in my computer, but fails to build in Launchpad and pbuilder - "msgfmt: cannot locate ITS rules"

I made a debian package for Blanket, and tried to build it with Launchpad recipe. While it builds successfully in my computer (Xubuntu 20.04), it fails to build for focal in Launchpad. Here is the ...
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How can I contribute to an Ubuntu package on Launchpad with an upstream on Github?

I recently reported a bug for which a fix already exists on GitHub (upstream), and I would like to cherry-pick such fix and submit it on Launchpad for review for focal 20.04. However, I couldn't find ...
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How to "remove software from Launchpad PPA" in order to do-release-upgrade?

I am trying to upgrade from 16 LTS with a command sudo do-release-upgrade but it failes with Could not calculate the upgrade An unresolvable problem occurred while calculating the upgrade. This was ...
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How to build this Rust program in Launchpad? It fails to build

I am trying to build popsicle in Launchpad (I cloned the repository from GitHub, and am trying to build it using this package recipe), and it fails to build. Here is the relevant part of the buildlog ...
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Launchpad builderror - Can't locate Debian/Debhelper/Sequence/python3.pm

I am getting the following error while trying to package a source file using a Launchpad recipe. However, I can successfully build the package in my machine (running 18.04) dh: error: unable to load ...
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Uploading gpg key to Launchpad

I am trying to upload my GPG key's 'fingerprint' as per the instructions on Launchpad. I have a valid key pair, I uploaded to the Ubuntu Keyserver, then after I could see the key on the KeyServer, I ...
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How to make sure an error listed at https://errors.ubuntu.com/ gets a bug report assigned to it?

When some program crashes and an automatically generated error report is sent as discussed here What happens when I click "Send" after Ubuntu experienced an internal error? then the error ...
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How can I push to Launchpad if port 22 is blocked?

I am programming at McDonalds, and need to push some code up to Launchpad. git push origin master ssh: connect to host git.launchpad.net port 22: No route to host fatal: Could not read from remote ...
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GPG confirmation form at LaunchPad fails to add key

I am trying to upload my PGP key to LaunchPad, but the last step fails. Here is what I have done so far: Uploaded the public key to the Ubuntu server with gpg --send-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu....
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gpg key generation sync to keyserver not a key ID: skipping

I tried to create GPG keys Real name: Political Science Email address: @ You selected this USER-ID: "Political Science " Change (N)ame, (E)mail, or (O)kay/(Q)uit? O We need to generate a lot of ...
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Create a Ubuntu PPA with C# (.NET Core)?

Is it possible to create Launchpad PPAs with C# (.NET Core) ? I mean, I have to upload the sources to launchpad somewhere, and then create a makefile like $ echo -e 'BINDIR := /usr/bin all: \tgcc ...
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How to rename a package while building in Launchpad?

Is it possible for a Launchpad packaging recipe to rename a package (from whatever there was in the control file) to something else? Some developers name their packages com.github.username.program to ...
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Upload error in Launchpad - source file already exists

DEBUG Considering changefile 73927/ubuntu/brightness-controller_2.3.4-0~202004250741~ubuntu20.04.1_source.changes DEBUG Finding fresh policy INFO Processing upload brightness-controller_2.3.4-0~...
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Apt-get update hit for Remmina after applying apt-get purge

Before, I had remmina installed for remote dekstop work. To uninstall that software, I have used apt-get purge remmina, but when looking at the output of apt-get update one of the hits is still: Hit:...
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Confirming PGPKey in Launchpad could not import the OpenPGP key %{fingerprint}

So I have followed the Getting Set Up of the Ubuntu Packaging Guide. I have generate my key and sent it to the key server pg --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --send-keys myidhere gpg --list-keys --...
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Cannot upload PGP key to launchpad

I cannot understand why my PGP key was refused by Launchpad: I have generated a key (RSA,4096 with no expiration) and have properly uploaded using gpg --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --send-keys &...
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Cannot initiate the connection to ppa.launchpad.net [closed]

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gezakovacs/ppa UNetbootin http://unetbootin.github.io/ is a cross-platform utility that can create Live USB systems and can load a variety of system utilities or install ...
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Authenticate with Ubuntu One (launchpad) account

I have a team on Launchpad and I want to let the members log in to some web apps on my server. How can I let users log in with Ubuntu SSO/OpenId and check if they are member of a specific group there?
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Packages appear on the launchpad website, but are not recognised by apt

In the following launchpad page of the Kodi stable ppa I see a package named kodi-game-libretro-snes9x in the "Overview of published packages" list. After adding the ppa, I can't install it. It ...
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How to upgrade to newest version of git - Cannot add PPA error

I am trying to use the package manager to upgrade to the newest version of git. When I try a simple apt-get install, it says my version is the newest version (1:2.7.4), which clearly is not the newest ...
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cannot add PPA for claws-mail [duplicate]

i am trying to install claws-mail on ubuntu 19.04. while running this command i get the below error. could anyone suggest on why am i getting this? what should be done to resolve this? $ sudo add-apt-...
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How to install package from launchpad?

I am doing some programming in C++, and I am trying to install this package: llvm-toolchain However, When I type into the console sudo apt get install llvm-toolchain-8 it says: E: Unable to locate ...
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Cannot get gpg key id to upload to launchpad

Trying to set up packaging environment for launchpad but cannot send the key to keyserver because it doesn't show me the key id like it shows in the guide and cannot find it. Any ideeas how to find ...
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How can I view the source code of the actual package version online?

I was trying to find online source code repository for BleachBit package for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. So I started by visiting search on https://packages.ubuntu.com and found the source package. Clicking ...
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