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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 customize kernel module build for PPA?

I'm getting an error on the build for a kernel module package in ubuntu. I'm currently using the default rules file to build the package, however, I'm getting this error when it tries to build "...
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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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How do you package a kernel module to be hosted on launchpad with GNU GPL v3 and GNU LGPL v3 for the licensing?

I am trying to host a kernel module on launchpad that works with a userspace daemon. I was able to package the daemon and upload it to a ppa, but trying to follow the same process, I ran into a ...
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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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I'm trying to install node v12 on linux 18.04 and I get an apt upgrade error when I try to install it: ppa.launchpad.net does not have a Release file [duplicate]

Another thing that shows up: Updating from such a repository can't be done securely and is therefore disabled by default. I am new to Ubuntu but I've heard that it might be something related to my Wi-...
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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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Ubuntu Not Launching

When I launch Ubuntu I cannot make it run. It seems that it is running something. Even-though I restart my computer it doesn't solve the problem. Anyone know how I can solve this ? Screen Shot
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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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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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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, or how to get a smooth ride

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, Lubuntu ....
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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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