What is Launchpad?
Launchpad, developed by Canonical, is a system used to keep track of many aspects of open-source development. Launchpad's features include code hosting, bug tracking, translation, feature blueprints and a community-based answer tracker.
What is the purpose of Launchpad with regards to Ubuntu?
Launchpad is for Ubuntu users to provide debugging logs to developers, so developers may root cause, and fix bugs and enhance features in software provided by Ubuntu.
Launchpad is also used for managing Ubuntu projects.
Looking for information on developing Launchpad itself? -> https://launchpad.net/launchpad
Looking for Ubuntu technical support or have a question about Ubuntu? -> https://www.ubuntu.com/support
Want to report a bug in Ubuntu? -> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ReportingBugs
Want to report spam on Launchpad? Need to transfer team ownership? Ask a question at: https://answers.launchpad.net/launchpad
Want to merge your multiple Launchpad accounts? Request this from: https://launchpad.net/people/+requestmerge