Writing applications for Ubuntu (including Ubuntu Touch) and questions about the application submission process to the Ubuntu Software Center. This covers both open source and commercial applications.

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is there any app for backup/ restore installed apps in ubuntu?

For some reasons, you will need to do an ubuntu fresh install on the same PC/laptop by re-size partitions, or in other PCs/ laptops. Installation is OK, but it spends a lot of time for installing apps ...
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How do I configure the Ubuntu SDK to use a proxy cache?

The Ubuntu SDK sets up emulators for me, which seems to involve a call to click chroot which then runs debootstrap. How do I pass through my proxy server settings through to debootstrap? I want to do ...
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Qt Multimedia doesn't seem to work on Touch

Using Qt package 'Multimedia' to get cameras on the bq phone: QList<QCameraInfo> cameras = QCameraInfo::availableCameras(); cameras.size() always returns zero. Host 14.04, target 14.10, Qt ...
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File storage location for ubuntu application

In my application I plan to store files locally ( exported files ) and import files which user copy via USB to the disk. Where to locate such application files ? Is there some recomendation ?
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write Privacy app for ubuntu-touch phone?

I would like to know if at some point app for privacy like orbot for android will be relased? Someone said about write an app like orbot: apps aren't easily proted between those os, so you ...
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Compiling and running camera-app with Ubuntu SDK

Got camera-app, revno: 542. Host - 14.04, Ubuntu SDK. Target Desktop getting runtime qml error when trying to run the 'camera' run configuration: ...
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Can ubuntu touch scopes access the dbus at any time?

I was thinking of writing a scope for downloading music and video content from its sources, and since there is not yet a UI for the ubuntu download manager daemon, it seems like there is "no" ...
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I'm terrible at programming. Please help [closed]

I'm doing my 3rd year in BSc Software Engineering. I managed to pass all the exams but. I'm really a terrible programmer. I want to learn everything about programming concepts. but don't know where to ...
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Begining Development for Ubuntu (and Linux in General). Where to start? [on hold]

I realize this is not particularly a good question to ask here as it is largely opinion based but I'm not really sure where else to post this. Recently, I moved over to Ubuntu as my primary OS and am ...
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No Dropbox app on Ubuntu BQ mobile

I use my mobile phone, mainly, for work purposes. At work we use dropbox as a shared drive for documents. Unfortunately there's no dropbox app yet for Ubuntu phone. Do you know if someone's working ...
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How to solve Bazaar error bzr: ERROR: unknown command “yerenkov-scott”?

I am following this guide to configure bazaar, but I have encountered a small problem, it says to type in the command: bzr launchpad-login subgenius And to replace launchpad-login with your ...
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Streaming Audio in Ubuntu Touch

I develop the Digitally Imported app in the Touch store, and I recently encountered a major problem that I am struggling to fix. I can no longer stream audio from the internet with the Audio QML Type ...
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error in uploading click package to ubuntu app store

I am getting the following error while uploading click package (sudoku-touch.prams_0.1_all.click) to https://myapps.developer.ubuntu.com/dev/click-apps/upload/?comment=#submit " The submitted files ...
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Ubuntu Touch HTML5 How to create a fixed header?

How can one create a fixed header when creating a Ubuntu Touch Application with the HTML5 SDK? The api documentation does not offer any help and I could not find any HTML5 examples that were using a ...
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Can I use Java to develop gui for ubuntu

I'm developing a GUI for Ubuntu using Quickly tool. I'm not familiar with python so can I use Java/C++/C# programming languages?
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Ubuntu touch HTML 5 how to create complex headers?

I am trying to build a small html5 app for Ubuntu touch. In general it is rather difficult to handle the html5 code. The design guide gives a lot of suggestions how to build an app, but neither the ...
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UbuntuListView ListItem.Expandable example?

I am playing with the Expandable ListItem components: UbuntuListView { id: myList model: 2 delegate: ListItem.Expandable { expandedHeight: units.gu(20) Label { text: "Expand me" } ...
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Dynamic object creation im QML

I am new to QML and would like to understand how object creation works when splitting code over different files (as it feels like a good code practice). I know I can call property of an item within ...
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spinner not working in Quickly App

I'm developing an Ubuntu App using Quickly, I want the spinner to rotate when I press start button but It's not working. I have used the following code: # Code for other initialization actions ...
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Can we redirect the output of a program from terminal to the Quickly app?

Can we redirect the output of a program from terminal to the Quickly app, So that the output of my program will be displayed in the Quickly app? # Code for other initialization actions should be ...
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Quickly app freezes running infinite loop

I've been trying to implement a Quickly app which reads the contents of a file until some letter is written to it, but the Quickly app freezes when the code runs infinitely. Here's my code - it ...
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Ubuntu touch how to get HTML 5 app template running?

I have successfully installed the ubuntu sdk on my Ubuntu 14.04LTS, I also have installed a desktop Kit and an UbuntuSDK for i386. Afterwards I created a new html5 app. The template given works with ...
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It it possible to use apps for mobile? [duplicate]

It is said that mobile OS Android is originated from Linux. It the statement true? And Can I use apps built for Android OS in Ubuntu? Thank you. HELLOVENUS Fantagio.
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Ubuntu SDK - Example clocks wont run in emulator

I'm trying to start the example "clocks" from the ubuntu SDK in the phone emulator. After adding the emulated device, booting it and pressing play nothing happens. How can I found out what is going ...
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How to install uber APP in ubunto?

I want to install UBER APP in my laptop (OS is Ubuntu). I checked that: Uber is available for download on: iPhone (iOS 7 or newer) Android (Jelly Bean or newer) BlackBerry (BB OS 7 only) Windows ...
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How to run two 'python manage.py runserver' commands of two different folder in a single terminal

I have two different python project placed in different folder (project 1 in pydir1 directory, project 2 in pydir2 directory). Every time, I need to open two new terminal and run the python manage.py ...
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How can I publish my deb files to custom url?

I've seen that some software can be deployed a "deb url" like deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main The "deb url" could be added via: sudo add-apt-repository "deb ...
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Ubuntu Touch QML API : PageHeadStyle

I'm looking for some help to use PageHeadStyle components which is available in Ubuntu SDK. If somebody has example, I will be grateful. Thanks.
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How does one get the ambient light conditions in Ubuntu Touch?

I am planning to make an app which would switch between Light and Dark theme based on the ambient light conditions. So if it was a dark room, then the app would switch to a dark theme to reduce the ...
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Can't start application in the Emulator

I created in UBUNTU SDK new project ( QML App with C++ plugin ). I can run it as desktop application, but when I want to start it in the emulator I got following error : ...
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How to install ubuntu 14.04 lts alongside windows 7 on Lenovo ideadpad S510P?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04lts on Lenovo ideapad S510P having windows7. But at the time of ubuntu installation it is not finding existing o.s(windows7) on drive. It is showing empty disk. On ...
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Qt Installation requirements: unmet dependencies [duplicate]

im a linux beginner and used google & Co. by installing the requirements ( http://doc.qt.io/qt-5/linux.html ) for Qt: sudo apt-get install build-essential libgl1-mesa-dev i get the following ...
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How to Record Screen with Webcam? [duplicate]

I was wondering how to record my screen using my webcam what program should I use. If you can tell me the command to install it to. Thanks :)
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How to play music when app is not the active app?

I'm working on a music app for Ubuntu Touch I don't know how to keep playing music when my app is in the background or the screen is turned off. Apparently, media-hub is a platform service introduced ...
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Is it possible to specify default images for scopes?

Is it possible to set a default image for scopes? I've created a couple of scopes for Ubuntu Touch that are basically RSS scopes. But the sites they're reading from don't seem to always provide a ...
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How do I animate using javascript and qml?

I've searched the internet and I can't find a simple guide how to animate ui objects in Ubuntu SDK. Can someone please explain the different parts needed and how they work together? Best Regards / ...
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Software center crashes on Ubuntu 14.04

After I run the software center in terminal it says: bizara@BlackHole2:~$ software-center 2015-02-24 19:27:53,480 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2015-02-24 19:27:54,828 ...
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Coby Kyros Mid 9742 is compatible with ubuntu for android? [duplicate]

hello im intresting in installing Ubuntu on my Tablet i want to really be part of the Ubuntu family i was wondering if it possible to install Ubuntu for mobiles and Tablet into this Tablet Coby Kyros ...
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Error while installing QML app on ubuntu device using QT creator

I am getting following errors when try to install an application on my Nexus 4 having Latest Ubuntu Touch OS. :-1: error: lint_maintainer_domain: (EMAIL NEEDS HUMAN REVIEW) email domain too long ...
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Missing localization of Ubuntu touch for Slovak language

I would like to translate the Ubuntu touch system into Slovak. How to do this ? Where to start ?
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Possible to change architecture for published application in myapps afterwards

is it possible to change/add architecture for published applications in https://myapps.developer.ubuntu.com afterwards? Actually: Supported architectures:32-bit x86 But I want to support armhf click ...
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How to cause an Ubuntu Touch device to vibrate?

I'm toying with my first Ubuntu Touch app and am trying to enable the phone's internal, umm, "vibrator." How can I go about doing this? Any pointers on how to do this in either C++, JavaScript, or ...
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Problem With the Digital Signature Very Important

We are using Ubuntu 10.04 and we have our internet portal that purpose we require digital certificate for authentication. We are using Firefox 24.0. The certificate shows in Firefox's preferences but ...
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I Develop a project on “monodevelop” but stuck in debugging it from .exe file. What should I do?

I have developed a project using monodevelop and saved it. The monodevelop as usual created a .exe file of it for me, But problem with the project is that,"It works perfect, When I start debugging it ...
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How can a button link to an action in Glade involving a text box?

I am developing a Ubuntu program with Glade and I would like the program to interact with text input from the Text Entry widget when the button widget is pressed. How would I accomplish this? On a ...
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How to deploy web-applications on Openstack cloud implemented on Ubuntu

We have implemented OpenStack Cloud on Ubuntu server edition 14.04.1. We have few virtual instances of Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 running inside the OpenStack compute component. We would like to deploy a ...
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How to extract from a specific column data and sort them as well? [closed]

Need to script some bash commands for the following: Arrange, print and save to a file after sorting countries with (highest to lowest) population for 1962. Arrange for country Angola population to ...
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Acrobat XI Pro like pdf reader

How do i install a pdf reader like acrobat XI pro which lets me highlight text, has text recognition and lets me combine and convert pdf from and to other formats?
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What exactly is an “Ubuntu App”, as made with the Ubuntu SDK?

The Ubuntu SDK appears to be only for creating Ubuntu Apps. What exactly is an "Ubuntu App"? The website is very detailed, but I can't see any description of what is meant by an Ubuntu App. I ...
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How to open an item in a MainView so that it fills the whole window?

I'm writing an application consisting of several pages. One page is a bit special, because it should fill up the whole screen. However, I cannot get rid of the page header, despite the fact that this ...