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Welcome to Launchpad Help

Launchpad is an open source suite of tools that help people and teams to work together on software projects. See the tour for an introduction to what you can do with Launchpad.

I want to...

Track my project's bugs

Host my project's code

Translate my project

Distribute Ubuntu software

Run a mailing list

Help translate a project

Talk to us — we're here to help

In IRC chatrooms

#launchpad channel for user questions, #launchpad-dev for development. Both are on (If you don't know about IRC, try this guide).

On our mailing lists

launchpad-users for user questions, launchpad-dev for development.

Via the web

Launchpad Answers.

New to Launchpad

Privacy, confidentiality and disclosure in Launchpad

The types of information that Launchpad recognises, how to change information types, and how to share them with people.

User guide

Your account

Create a new account, learn about karma, log into other websites with OpenID, contact people and teams.


Join a team, create and run a team, set up a team mailing list.


Register a project, learn about releases, publish your project files.

Bug tracker

Bug tracking for your project, track one bug across many projects, Launchpad's bug statuses, subscribe to bugs by email and Atom feed, learn the bug tracker's email interface, Bugzilla and Trac plugins.


Help for translators, translation help for projects.

Code Hosting

Finding and downloading code, uploading code to Launchpad, team branches, code reviews, linking branches to bugs, non-project branches, importing code from other sites into Bazaar branches or Git repositories on Launchpad. Learn how to use Continuous Integration with Launchpad.


Ask for help with free software, offer help, use Answers for your project.


Track specifications and chunks of work.


Personal package archives — build and publish Ubuntu packages in your own apt repository. Source package recipes — create daily builds from a Bazaar or Git branch. Common package upload errors.


Use the Python library, use the API without Python, read the reference documentation and more.

Get involved

Launchpad is free software. You can get involved in a number of ways:

Other stuff

Please also take a look at our legal information, which includes terms of use and our privacy policy.

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