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Are there any standard UI / UX / design principles or guidelines for building Ubuntu apps?

I'm creating my first app and am afraid it will be too "webappish".

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Desktop

In general following the GNOME Human Interface Guidelines should be fine.

Depending on your apps you may have a look at this ones, too:

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Thanks, found this as well: design.ubuntu.com –  Srirangan Jun 20 '12 at 2:31

Mobile

There are now :)

All Ubuntu apps designed to run on mobile devices should follow the App Design Guides

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