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How to rebuild Ubuntu package from the sources

There are two ways (at least) to rebuild Ubuntu package from the source. Using Ubuntu diff file and dpkg-buildpackage Download source from Ubuntu repository. Download Ubuntu diff file and apply it: patch -p1 < ubuntu.diff Build package: dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot Using .dsc file and debuild Download .dsc file Run following command: dpkg-source -x file.dsc Note, sometimes… Continue reading →

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Proxy definition for APT

Recently when I started to upgrade Kubuntu from 7.04 to 7.10 using Adopt manager I faced with problem. It doesn’t get proxy setting from the system. To solve that a following line should be added into file /etc/apt/apt.conf (you have to create it if it doesn’t exist): Acquire::http::Proxy “http://user:password@proxy_URL:proxy_Port”; User name and password can be… Continue reading →

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