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From Andrew Rist <>
Subject Re: Would there be any interest in starting a AOO Group on Launchpad
Date Wed, 02 May 2012 18:50:34 GMT

On 5/2/2012 11:41 AM, Wolf Halton wrote:
> I was about to commit the AOO code to a PPA for myself, but as Drew
> mentioned, it might be a lot more fun if we started a little team to set up
> a repo for Ubuntu for the new RC.
sign me up...
I'm arist at launchpad.
Also, I'll be at UDS next week, and I can poke around and see what I can 
learn and what help we can get.

>    Would you like to play?  I am good at
> thrashing things out (even reading the fine manual at times) but I have
> never set up a PPA before.  I have come as far as making a "test PPA" but I
> haven't added any files.
> Apparently Launchpad makes its own debs, so that is not necessary.
> -Wolf
> PS earlier messages below...
> On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 2:15 PM, drew<>  wrote:
>> On Wed, 2012-05-02 at 12:55 -0400, Wolf Halton wrote:
>>> On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 12:47 PM, drew jensen<
>>> wrote:
>>>> On Wed, 2012-05-02 at 12:40 -0400, Wolf Halton wrote:
>>>>> I am attempting to install from a sourceforge download and I would
>> like
>>>> to
>>>>> have one of 2 things.
>>>>> 1. a repo to set in my sources.list for Ubuntu 12.04
>>>> There is none - but you are welcome to create a PPA for same if you
>>>> would like.
>>> OK, I will.  :-)
>>>   I will post the link up here.
>>> Thnx
>> Hi Wolf
>> That would be excellent, IMO. That said just a reminder, I think this is
>> a great idea, that doesn't mean everyone else does.
>> BTW are you familiar with the steps required to open a PPA?
>> Also, a PPA can be opened by an individual or a team, perhaps it would
>> best to see if there is anyone else here that would be interested in
>> working with you on this, IMO, having more then one person, from the
>> main project, working on this would be a pretty good idea.
>> Anyway - let us know how we can help you with this.
>> //drew
>> ps: My launchpad id is atjensen, in case you want to say hello there.

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