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Uninstalling packages with shared component

I have three related components - call them comA comB and comC comA and comB both use comC (comC manages a table of people details. Individuals may be used by comA or comB or both). Some sites want ...
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What is wrong with this XML Package Installation file? Joomla cant find XML on Package

I am following everything on: https://docs.joomla.org/Package And still got the error: JInstaller: :Install: Can't find Joomla XML setup file. The XML file has the correct name. The package zip ...
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Package installation with conditions

I have a package (Joomla! 3x) that contains 2 plugins and it install/update and uninstall correctly. But now, I need to refine the installation/update process. Scenario on fresh installation: If ...
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How to automatically create the installation zip archive of a Joomla extension?

Is there any widespread, generally accepted way to automatically create the installation zip archive for extensions, or does each extension developer use his own hand made tools and recipes? Does ...
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Plugin translation package issue

I have made several translation packages to a plugin (Joomla! 3.4.1) that I have. I followed this official documentation https://docs.joomla.org/Creating_language_packs_for_extensions_in_Joomla_2.5. ...
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Is there a way to make a script to install two plugins at once

I have two plugins and i need to package them together. Is there a way to make a script to install two plugins at once? And auto publish only one of them? This script works to one: public function ...
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I could not find joomla .xml file in the package

Whenever I try to upload a Joomla templage on my site, I get the following message: Error! Could not find a Joomla! XML setup file in the package. What should I do?
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Why does a Joomla distribution still contain index.html in each folder?

There has been an PR to remove the index.html files, but it was never applied. Why is that?
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