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How do I submit ideas for apps? I am not a programmer

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Be encouraged .. Software is about abstraction, or separating the idea from the implementation. Different people have the skills to answer: What do we want to achieve? What is the (real world) purpose? What features will make it cool / useful? What should it look like? What development tools / code libraries / icons / etc. should be used? ETC. –  david6 Jan 17 at 20:48

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If you want to become a developer we have some great resources for people of all skill levels here: http://developer.ubuntu.com/apps/

And while it's not currently being used, we have a sub-reddit where people have suggested ideas of apps during our app development contests, which we will be running again this year, so you can post your ideas there and maybe somebody will take them up: http://www.reddit.com/r/ubuntuappshowdown/

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You may be interested in this. There used to be a site called Ubuntu Brainstorm for that, but that was closed early last year. See here

You could become a developer though.

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Good to hear you are interested in developing Ubuntu. If you have no programming skills yourself, my suggestion would be to get on one of the the IRC channel for Ubuntu developers and pitch your idea. My feeling is that currently, the most active developers are on #ubuntu-touch on freenode because gradualy, development in Qt/QML will be the standard for all Ubuntu (although many others are possible). And even though you are not a programmer, you could still do many usefull things once a project gets started.

gd luck

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