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Re: [OT] Hard to use ppa.launchpad.net
On Thursday 23 July 2009 09:19:42 William Grant wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-07-23 at 17:55 +1000, Martin Schwenke wrote:
> > >>>>> "Mario" == Mario <mario.danic@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > Mario> https://launchpad.net/*ubuntu*/+*ppa*s
> > So, with the literal '*'s this doesn't work.
> > A followup had this:
> > https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+ppas
> > which allows you to search.
Note that there's a "PPAs" link at the top of https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/
that takes you to that page.
> > However, you don't seem to be able to search on package names, just on
> > PPA descriptions...
> > So this options doesn't really seem to answer shirish's question.
> It actually does search on package names too - it just doesn't say so.
Another good way is to browse the ubuntu package pages, e.g:
There's a section under the publishing history called "Other versions of
'firefox' in untrusted archives." If you click on there it will expand and
show the top three PPAs, sorted by the uploader's karma, that also contain
At the bottom of the expanded section there's a link to search for more PPAs
with that package.